Senior Tools Engineer

Games Jobs - Programming - Ireland

Job Title Senior Tools Engineer
Job Category Programming
Job Description Our Client has been at the cutting edge of innovation in game development for over a decade. Working cross platform, mainly on AAA titles.

They pride themselves on delivering the most highly regarded middleware software solutions to the best known companies in gaming and special effects.

Overview Of The Job

This is a great opportunity to come in at the ground level, and help shape tech that will be used by developers worldwide to build the next generation of games.

Key Responsibilities

Developing high-quality, cross-platform, multithreaded tools and infrastructure used by leading studios across the games industry
Developing reusable and flexible tools framework
Working on all aspects of software development including design, implementation, testing, documentation, and delivery
Leading and participating in code reviews with other members of the engineering team
Working directly with product management and customers to understand their requirements and implement software solutions
Drafting tutorials, white papers and speaking at technical meetings / conferences
Taking ownership of more general projects/responsibilities within the development team such as recruitment initiatives and technical relationships with partner companies
Working directly with customers, often on-site, to ensure they are getting the most from products

Requirements For the Role

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 3+ years industry in gaming, visual effects, or content creation
Exceptional skills in C++ and Object Oriented Programming
Experience developing interactive tools and maintaining content pipelines
Passion for designing and implementing user interfaces with a strong emphasis on end-user experience
Experience with Qt, .NET, or similar GUI frameworks
Experience writing highly reusable components and libraries
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Proven ability to work in a team environment on a shared code base
Knowledge of 3d math/linear algebra highly desirable
Experience working with scripting languages desirable (e.g. Python, Perl, Lua)

More details are available by contacting Ben Shatford at Aardvark Swift via email:
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Location Dublin, Ireland
Job Category Programming
Date posted 18/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Aardvark Swift using their internal reference 8614_BS741STE.
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