Software Engineer - BossAlien

Games Jobs - Programming - Brighton

Job Title Software Engineer - BossAlien
Job Category Programming
Job Description Known ​for​ ​breaking​ ​new​ ​ground​ ​with​ ​the​ ​chart​ ​​topping CSR ​Racing,​ BossAlien​ makes​ ​AAA​ games ​which​ ​marry​ ​console-quality​ experiences​ with​ ​mobile​ technologies.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​have​ a ​thirst​ for ​knowledge,​ ​an​ ​eye​ ​for​ ​​detail, and​ ​are​ ​looking​ for​​ new​​ challenges,​ we’d​ ​love​ ​to​​ ​talk ​to​ ​you.​

We’re ​currently​ seeking​ smart,​ ​energetic,​ friendly​ people​ of​ ​all​ ​experience​ levels​ ​to​ ​​join ​our​ diverse ​team​ ​in​ ​Brighton.​

We ​create​ amazing​ games​ ​together​ ​and​ ​design​ ​through​ play.​ ​A​ ​successful​ ​applicant​ ​​can ​expect​ their ​day​ ​to​ day​ ​work to​ ​include:​
  • Collaborating ​on​ ​the​ ​design​ ​and​ ​implementation​ of​​ new​ ​game​ ​features​
  • Writing ​production-quality​ ​code​ ​for​ ​live​ ​game​ ​updates​
  • Creating ​prototypes​ ​and​ ​proof-of-concept​ ​gameplay​ ​for​ ​projects​ ​in​ ​pre-production​
  • Creating ​systems,​ ​tools,​ ​and​ ​workflows​ ​that​ ​boost​ the​ ​whole​ ​team​
  • Working ​directly​ ​with​ ​artists​ ​and​ ​​designers ​​on ​multiple​ projects​
  • Ensuring ​that​ ​code​ ​is​ ​well​ ​designed and​ ​with good performance
  • Working ​with​ ​our​ ​on-site​ ​QA​ ​to​ ​reproduce,​ debug​ ​and​ ​fix​ ​bugs​
  • Designing, ​developing,​ ​and​ ​operating​ ​game​ ​critical​ ​live​ ​services​

Experience and Skills:

Entry-level ​applicants​ ​should​ ​include a​​ portfolio​ of​ ​work,​ made​ ​​up ​of​ ​​game-jam(s), personal​ projects, ​and/or​ ​open-source​ ​contributions,​ ​and​ ​should​ ​demonstrate​ ​both​ ​​team and​ ​solo​ ​work.​ Mid-level ​and​ ​senior​ ​applicants​ ​should​ ​ have​ a​ ​track​ record​ ​​of ​commercially​ ​​successful or​ critically ​acclaimed​ ​games.​ ​

Taking​ ​your​ ​experience​ level into​ ​​account, ​you​ ​should​ be​ comfortable ​talking​ to​ ​us​ ​about:​

  • Data ​structures​ ​and​ ​algorithms​
  • Graphic ​pipelines​ ​and​ ​game​ ​engine​ ​architecture​
  • Object ​Oriented​ ​programming,​ ​as​ ​it​ ​​exists in ​C#​ ​​/ ​C++​
  • At ​least​ ​one​ ​relevant​ ​specialisation​ ​(​such ​as​ ​networking,​ ​AI,​ ​rendering,​ ​gameplay,​ peripherals, ​tools,​ ​build​ ​systems,​ ​data​ ​​processing ​​pipelines.

What you get:

  • Create ​next-gen​ ​games​ ​that​ ​will​ ​be​ ​played​ ​and​​ ​loved ​by​ ​millions​ ​of​ ​players​ ​​around ​the​ world
  • Work ​in​ ​a​ ​family-oriented,​ ​collaborative​ ​team​ ​that​ ​invests​ ​in​ ​your​ ​development​ ​and​ growth ​on-the-job​
  • A ​diverse​ ​team​ ​of​ ​friendly,​ ​fun​ ​and​ ​supportive​ ​co-workers​
  • Flexible ​working​ ​hours​ ​&​ ​​crunch-free ​​working ​culture​
  • Well ​stocked​ ​office​ ​kitchen​ and​ ​amazing​ ​support​ ​teams​
  • Communal ​music​ ​and​ ​laid-back​ ​atmosphere​
  • Regular ​group​ ​activities​ ​and​ ​events​
  • 23 ​days​ ​holiday​
  • Discretionary ​annual​ ​bonus​
  • Zynga ​Stock​ ​Unit​ ​allocation​ ​from​ ​the​ ​day​ ​you​ ​start​
  • Private ​healthcare​
  • Contributory ​pension​ ​scheme​
  • Cycle ​to​ ​work​ ​scheme​
  • Childcare ​vouchers​
  • 6 ​months​ ​fully​ ​paid​ ​maternity​ ​leave​ ​or​​ ​3 ​months​ ​fully paid paternity 
Salary Based on experience
Location Brighton
Job Category Programming
Date posted 09/01/2018
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