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Principal Engineer

Гилдфорд, Великобритания
Engineering & Programming
Категория

Job Overview

 Does the challenge of creating an exciting AAA Free to Play game at a new studio excite you? Here at Wargaming UK you have the chance to join a new creative project at the early stages of game development. You can leave your mark on the game and be part of creating something truly unique.  

We are self-publishing our own title, and are fully funded by Wargaming.net, one of the biggest publishers of FTP games in the world. Our studio leadership are industry veterans, and we believe we’re building a great studio culture in the best studio space in Guildford. If you think you have the talent to join a world class team, we’d love you to come and look at our studio.  

See what press are saying about our new project 

https://www.mcvuk.com/wargaming-launches-new-uk-studio-in-guildford/ 

https://www.pcgamesinsider.biz/feature/70159/behind-the-scenes-at-wargamings-new-uk-studio/ 

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-12-wargaming-finally-branching-beyond-world-of-tanks-with-uk-studios-new-ip 

The Principal Programmer will work as part of the core tech team working on all areas of the code with a focus on performance. They will support the members of the team in every area, going wherever their knowledge and expertise are needed.

Reports To

 This position is based in Guildford, UK and reports to the Technical Lead. 

What will you do?

  • Work with all disciplines to improve all aspects of the project

  • Solve performance issues

  • Work on large-scale engine-level technical problems

  • Identify areas of technical debt and attack at every possibility

  • Research new technologies

  • Apply new (and old) techniques to make the game better in all ways

What are we looking for?

  • Have you experienced the thrill and pain of multiple console generations?

  • Did you enjoy optimising for the PS2 Vector Units?

  • Do you thrive on a problem that no other coder wants to touch because “it’s a challenge”?

  • Do you reminisce fondly about 68000 asm?

  • Would you share your best PS3 PSU optimisation story down the pub?

  • Could you argue passionately for both sides of the argument: ST vs Amiga?

  • Do you dream in multi-threads?

  • Do late production “Seen Once” bugs excite you, rather than scare you?

  • Do you share the PowerPC’s disdain for unaligned data?

 If you answer yes to most of the above questions, we want to talk to you.

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Commercial experience in UE4

  • Experience working with highly distributed teams

  • Experience operating a live free-to-play game service

About Wargaming

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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