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Lead Software Engineer - C++ & Games experience (Remote)



The Multiplayer Group (MPG) is seeking a highly experienced and talented engineer to join their team as a Lead Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing functionality for AAA external clients, leading a team of engineers, identifying and highlighting potential risks in solutions, and championing quality in MPG and their clients' development process. The ideal candidate should have extensive commercial experience in game development, excellent C++ programming skills, experience with consoles like PS4/PS5 and XboxOne/SeriesX, and knowledge of Unreal (UE4 or UE5), Unity, and other proprietary engines. The position is remote-friendly and requires a strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and the ability to communicate effectively.

Job description

The Multiplayer Group (MPG) are 300 developers and data scientists, helping our clients and partners build 20+ AAA projects at any one time.  We’re probably the most experienced multiplayer dev group in the world and we’re set up to help the games industry make games more easily, to deliver the highest quality, and become long-term partners.

We hire the best people, our talented team is spread across the globe. We’re remote-friendly and big on wellbeing, so if you love the sound of us, we’d love to hear from you!

What you'll be doing:

    • Design and implement functionality for AAA external clients
    • Responsible for implementation in a number of areas including but not limited to gameplay, AI, UI, Multiplayer, Core Tech
    • Lead a team of Principal, Senior and non-Senior Engineers, with responsibility for performance management and development ensuring exceptional level of service to our clients
    • Identify and highlight any potential risks in the solutions that are being worked on
    • Solve problems through the application of sound software engineering principles
    • Continuously work to minimise technical and maintenance issues
    • Champion quality in MPG and our clients development process
    • Other duties as assigned

What we'll need from you:

    • Extensive track record of commercial experience in game development, with at least four shipped games
    • Prior experience at mentoring team members
    • Experience with consoles like PS4/PS5 and XboxOne/SeriesX is preferable
    • Excellent C++ programming skills
    • Experience of supporting HR initiatives including development discussions, recruitment and performance management
    • Knowledge of Unreal (UE4 or UE5), Unity and other proprietary engines is preferable
    • Experience with smart or mobile devices would be a plus
    • Attention to detail with a strong ability to analyse and comprehend direction
    • Awesome technical insight and a finisher of technical tasks on time
    • A good communicator with the ability to verbalise conceptual thoughts and the willingness to accept constructive critique
    • Excellent problem solving, debugging and optimisation skills
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Location: Remote - Canada

Country: Canada

Date found: 2023-04-29

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