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Lead Software Engineer

31st Union


31st Union is looking for a Lead Engineer to join their diverse team of developers in Valencia, Spain. The ideal candidate should have extensive professional experience in software engineering, strong 3d math and C/C++ skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, console and AAA game development experience, shipping game experience, production Unreal Engine experience, and technical leadership experience. The Lead Engineer will manage, support, and mentor the multidisciplinary engineering team to deliver a complex project that will thrill millions of players around the world. 31st Union is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and reasonable accommodation(s) to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job description


Who we are:

We are a diverse team of developers driven by a passion for our art, united by our core values and inspired by a culture of inclusivity to build amazing games that thrill players everywhere. We pursue growth and innovation in an environment of safety and trust. Our culture is built on the belief that the more varied voices in our collective will strengthen our team and our games.  We are looking for our next teammate who will raise our bar and make us better.


What we need:

A Lead Engineer at 31st Union is no stranger to conquering the technical and tactical challenges that come with delivering a complex project. You will manage, support and mentor our multidisciplinary engineering team. Our Valencia studio is looking for a Lead Engineer to contribute on an exciting unannounced project that will thrill millions of players around the world.

  • Extensive professional experience in software engineering
  • Strong 3d math and C/C++ skills are required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required
  • Console and AAA game development experience is strongly desired
  • Shipping Game experience is desired
  • Production Unreal Engine experience is desired
  • Technical leadership experience is desired


Who you are:

You are an seasoned software engineer with game experience who enjoys solving challenging problems presented by multiplatform AAA games in a collaborative and creative work environment. You understand, balance, explain and negotiate tradeoffs in fidelity, performance and workflow. You are quick to identify and leverage existing research, tools and technologies to accelerate feature implementation. You reinforce best practices, have the ability to mentor and well-represent the interests and priorities of the engineering team.


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31st Union prides itself on the diversity of its team members, partners, and communities.  For this reason, we remain committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruitment and hiring through compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.  This means that employment at 31st Union depends on your substantive ability, objective qualifications and work ethic – not on your age, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), height, weight, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), alienage or citizenship status, transgender, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, AIDS/HIV, denial of family and medical care leave, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy status, childbirth, breastfeeding (or related medical conditions), marital status or registered domestic partner status, political activity or affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, arrest record, or taking or requesting statutorily protected leaves, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are also committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us if you need to request a reasonable accommodation.

Location: València, Valencia, Spain

Country: Spain

Date found: 2023-02-11

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