Senior Developer – UnrealEngine 4 (UE4) - Amsterdam

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Job Title Senior Developer – UnrealEngine 4 (UE4) - Amsterdam
Job Category Programming
Job Description OPM have partnered with an Amsterdam-based games company seeks an experienced developer to join a new internal team. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated and a talented technical individual, who will form part of a multi-disciplinary R&D team exploring everything from new gameplay techniques to tools for art & terrain generation.


Senior Developers act as the bridge between high-level project goals and technical solutions, participating - in collaboration with other specialists - in both the research and the direct implementation of new game systems, frameworks and tools, as well as the improvement / adaptation of existing ones.

Research & Development
  • Research, design, implement, debug, and iterate on new and existing technologies.
  • Identify and (technically) evaluate 3rd party technologies.

Enable Progress
  • Contribute to the estimation, planning, and prioritisation of tasks.
  • Identify and communicate risks and issues.

Mentor Colleagues
  • Provide ongoing informal and structured technical feedback to colleagues.
  • Facilitate the continued professional growth of fellow team members.


As an experienced software development generalist with a strong technical grounding, this role demands the willingness to take on a broad variety of challenges, an ability to quickly switch focus between tasks, and the capacity to maintain good lines of communication, discussing complex issues at differing levels of abstraction.
  • Extensive games industry (or equivalent) software development experience
  • Shipped titles in a Programming (or equivalent) role.
  • Excellent understanding of Software Engineering principles.
  • Solid proficiency in C/C++/C#, including: refactoring, optimisation, and testing.
  • Strong grasp of one or more domains (ie Gameplay, Rendering, Core Engine, Networking, AI, Tools).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Confident researching / prototyping new technologies.
  • Experience integrating / adapting 3rd party technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent formal qualification) in a relevant field (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience developing with Unity.
  • Experience developing multiplayer games or networking systems.
  • Experience developing large-scale / open-world / sandbox games.
  • Experience developing games as a service (architecture suited to rapid, live integration).
  • Experience in a senior role.
  • AAA / console game development experience.
  • Proficiency in documentation and communication.
  • Working knowledge of Atlassian software development and collaboration tools.
  • Experience working in diverse, multinational teams.
  • Practical experience using a variety of modern game engines and tools.
  • Fluency in Dutch and Korean languages.
Salary DOE
Location Amsterdam
Job Category Programming
Date posted 07/06/2019
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 33879-1.
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