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Tools Engineer – Mid to Senior



The job is for a Tools Engineer at Bungie, a company that creates games. The role involves implementing, improving, and maintaining content creation tools, collaborating with content creators, optimizing workflows, updating user interfaces, and developing new features. The job requires experience with object-oriented programming languages, effective communication skills, and familiarity with implementing and managing efficient workflows. The salary ranges from $136,000 to $191,000, and the company offers comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and more. The company is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace and encourages applicants who may not meet every requirement to apply. The job is open to remote work in approved locations.

Job description

Do you like games and code? Do you enjoy collaborating closely with creative talent and industry veterans? Would you like to work on worlds that bring people together at a company that values your work-life balance and is invested in creating an inclusive workplace for every employee?

As a Tools Engineer at Bungie, you will implement, improve, and maintain our content creation tools. You will interface directly with content creators to become familiar with the pipelines they use day to day. You’ll help champion the user experience by optimizing workflows, updating user interfaces, and developing new features.


  • Building and maintaining production-quality code using C# and C++
  • Building user interfaces using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Collaborating daily with an engineering team focused on improving art and graphics workflows
  • [If senior] Help translating team goals into actionable plans and leading (managing or mentoring) engineers


  • Experience with one or more object-oriented programming languages
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers of different technical backgrounds
  • Familiarity with implementing and managing efficient workflows
  • [If senior] Providing craft mentorship and sharing subject matter expertise to other engineers

Like what you see, but want to know more about what it’s like to be in this role? Check out the rewards of being a Tools Engineer on the Bungie Tech Blog. 

Listed below are the two base pay ranges associated with this role at multiple levels. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). 

This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. 

In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.

a.    Washington State Pay Range I
$136,000 – $163,000 
b.    Washington State Pay Range II
$162,000 – $191,000

Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:
  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position
  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date
  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually
  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked 

Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 

Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations

Country: null

Date found: 2023-04-11

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