Gameplay Programmer

Kyiv, Ukraine
Engineering & Programming

Wargaming’s rapidly growing development studio in Kyiv, Ukraine, is looking to bring on a    Gameplay Programmer well-versed in Python or C++.

In this role, you will work on new features and modes for World of Tanks, a world hit boasting an audience of over 100 million players. Also, the successful candidate will deal with the game’s components and systems, at all development stages.

To succeed in this role, you need to be a video game enthusiast, in the first place. However, it is more important to be eager to learn than to have the experience working in the games industry.

What will you do?

  • Develop and implement subsystems for World of Tanks new client and server versions

  • Optimize and refactor the game’s logic and dependent modules

  • Create UI prototypes and implement ready-to-go solutions in the game

  • Create high-effective (in terms of memory and performance) client components

  • Create highly efficient (in terms of memory and performance speed) client components interacting with the game server

What are we looking for?

  • 3+ years’ experience programming using Python or C++ (including distributed and remote debugging methods)

  • A strive to create world-class games

  • An understanding of how software architecture influences the hardware operating efficiency

  • Knowledge of widely-used data structures, design patterns and algorithms

  • Passion for the computer game industry and the craving for knowledge

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in English

  • Self-motivation and self-management skills

What will help you stand out?

  • A bachelor’s degree in physics, mathematics, computer science, computer engineering or similar

  • Hands-on experience with agile methods

  • Close attention to the way processes are documented and communicated

  • Experience deploying Linux servers

  • Skilled in databases, Kafka and AMQP

  • Experience designing and implementing features in collaboration with cross-platform and external teams

  • Experience working in the game development industry and using relevant technology (such as Unreal and Unity)

  • Good command of Russian

About us

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

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