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Senior/Regular Physics Programmer

Sumo Digital


The job is for a Senior/Regular Physics Programmer who will be responsible for developing and maintaining physically based features, mentoring junior team members, identifying and sharing best practices, and delivering robust physical behaviors. The candidate should have strong C++ experience, 3D math and problem-solving skills, and a passion for games and real-time physical simulation. The job offers a competitive salary, flexible forms of employment, and various benefits such as a fully transparent annual bonus plan, employee referral bonus, and mental health support activities. The company values diversity and encourages people with different backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Job description

As a Senior/Regular Physics Programmer You Will:

Play a pivotal role in the development and maintenance of physically based features 
In addition to hands-on programming, you'll mentor and develop more junior members of the team 
Identify and share best practices, drive technical quality, and champion simplicity and efficiency 
Be responsible for the delivery and integration of robust physical behaviours, exploiting and enhancing underlying physics engines to fulfil varied and technically challenging project requirements
Contribute to the creation and maintenance of realistic schedules, communicating progress and impediments as they arise

What We Need You To Have:

Strong C++ experience 
Heavy 3D math and problem-solving skills 
Positive & can-do attitude and broad and deep contemporary knowledge of applied physics  and physics engines/middleware 
Real passion for games and real-time physical simulation 
A deep knowledge of existing physics engines - such as PhysX, Bullet, Chaos (UE) - would be appreciated - understanding how they work, their limitations, advantages and disadvantages, the ability to improve and modify their source code for the project 
Very good English (at least b2) 

What We Offer:

Possibility to work on one of 40+ titles (AA+ and AAA) that Sumo group is developing
Developing games in a crunch-free environment with very experienced colleagues in an open and respectful culture
Competitive Salary
Flexible forms of employment
Fully transparent Annual Bonus Plan for everyone
50% tax relief for creative work
Employee Referral Bonus
Lux Med Platinum healthcare family package (highest available & fully covered)
Office working/partly remote/fully remote
Flexible working hours
Clear Career Paths
5 paid Learning Days a year for self-development
Access to 4,000 Udemy Courses and GDC Vault
English group classes and/or 121 meetings with the teacher
Team-driven initiatives (PAG Plays, team-building events, charity engagement)
Development initiatives (Life Drawing, Game Jams)
Mental health support activities (Yoga Classes, Well-being webinars)
The best working tools of your choosing- a powerful workstation or a top gaming laptop
Relocation package
Home -office perks (ergonomic gaming chairs, adjustable desk)
...and much more

Can you spare us another 30 seconds? 

Great, let's talk about ourselves quickly. We're ambitious game enthusiasts who are well prepared to both have fun and work hard. We aim high, but we do not lose ourselves in the pursuit of success and further achievements. We love to learn! And over the years in the industry, we have learned that the best games are created by qualified, rested, treated with respect game developers.
Importantly, our work culture has been built on the basis of specific, true (and respected by us) values. The most important of these is "We never lie", so you can be sure that we have not overdone this announcement. We play by our own rules and we make games that we would like to play ourselves. We combine the game development world with best software delivery practices to make it more predictable and reliable. All this helps us to bring fun back to game development! Will you help us?

Where do we stand on diversity?

We hope to bring together a diverse team of people with various backgrounds and experiences, who will bring broader ideas, new perspectives, and different solutions to our table. Whoever you are, feel welcome and encouraged to apply.
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Location: PixelAnt Games, Czech

Country: Czech

Date found: 2023-03-17

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