Senior Tools Engineer

  • Full-time

Company Description

The Molasses Flood is the newest member of the CD PROJEKT group, and is located in Boston, MA. We were founded by industry veterans in 2014, and since then have created The Flame in the Flood and Drake Hollow. We’re currently working on an ambitious and exciting new project and are growing our team across all departments. We value every voice on the team, open communication and transparency, and run a studio based on mutual respect and kindness between all members and levels of the team. If this sounds like the type of team you’d like to be a part of, we encourage you to apply. If you require any specific accommodations as part of our application process, please let us know so we can try to provide for your needs.

Job Description

The Molasses Flood is accepting applicants for the role of Senior or Principal Tools Engineer. This Engineer will work across disciplines to create tools that assist content creators and developers in being more efficient and effective in their work. The Tools Engineer will examine and optimize the work pipeline and build system, documenting as they go. The person in this role will report to the Technical Director.

This is a full time position. Senior and mid level developers may work remotely within the continental US, or hybrid (Tues/Thurs in our office in the Boston area, and other 3 days per week WFH). Relocation assistance is available.


  • Work with content creators to assess their tools needs, and to assist them in utilization of tool assets

  • Create, update and manage tools for pipeline management, build automation, art and animation

  • Suggest new tools and technologies to assist in our development workflows

  • Document the use of in-house tools or additional integrated technologies


  • Experience in Unreal Engine 4 / 5

  • Proficient with C++

  • At least 5 years in the game industry with at least 2 years specializing as a Tools Engineer

  • Strong communication, documentation and problem solving skills

  • A customer oriented work ethic

  • Curiosity, kindness, and a positive and professional can-do attitude

  • Candidates must have a US work permit or citizenship

Nice to Haves


  • Prior experience on a released a AAA title

  • Experience with a scripting language or system, such as Blueprint, Python, MEL

  • Experience with Maya, Visual Studio, C#

Additional Information

  • 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision plans available - for employees and dependents

  • 401K with matching

  • Company paid long & short term disability plans, and life insurance

  • Profit sharing plan

  • Unlimited PTO and flexible schedule

  • Some positions available for Remote work

  • Many opportunities for advancement as our team grows and takes on new challenges 


The Molasses Flood is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embracing and celebrating diverse thoughts and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at The Molasses Flood is based on ability  – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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