Core Tech Engineer (Specialist / Senior) - Unreal Engine

  • Full-time

Company Description

To create revolutionary, story-driven RPGs which go straight to the hearts of gamers — this is our mission. As a driven team of talented professionals from all around the globe, we want to earn our place as one of the world’s top video-game developers, push narrative boundaries, and build unforgettable stories that set and redefine the standards for the genre.

Job Description

As a Core Tech Engineer you will use your experience with Unreal Engine and low-level game coding topics to find the best ways to use Unreal Engine to make large open-world games and, when needed, find ways to shape and push the technology further.

  • Working on the game that delivers unforgettable experiences to players.
  • Developing and maintaining core technology systems built on Unreal Engine.
  • Owning and driving core technology topics, and making decisions about them.
  • Proposing and implementing solutions to the challenges of performance and scale of a large open world game. 
  • Mentoring team members on how to get the most out Unreal Technology.
  • Cooperating with Epic to share ideas and find ways to take the technology forward.
  • Creating a game that delivers memorable experiences to players.
  • Working across all disciplines to ensure that the engine technologies are meeting the needs of all stakeholders.


  • Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine.
  • Wide knowledge about game systems and specialization in at least one specific engine related area.
  • Deep knowledge of C++.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in game industry.
  • Experience in working on various platforms.
  • Strong system architecture skills.
  • Ability to debug and optimize code.
  • Experience with multithreaded programming.
  • At least one AAA title shipped on different platforms.
  • Experience with RPG and/or open world games will be very welcome.
  • A team player.
  • Solid communication skills, with the ability to communicate in English.
  • Can think and work creatively, taking initiative to solve problems.
  • Drive towards professional growth.
  • Agile mindset is a plus.
  • Passion for creating games.

Additional Information

Working mode

For this role you can choose between a remote-first or office-first working mode.

  • Remote-First: working from any location that is in Canada or Europe. 
  • Office-First: working primarily from the Vancouver, Warsaw, Wroclaw, or Cracow studio for a minimum of 10 days per month. 

Perks & Professional Growth

  • Flexible working hours — start your workday anytime between 8:00 and 10:00 AM.
  • A welcome pack filled with goodies — to help you feel right at home once you join the team.
  • Trainings, lectures and courses — internal workshops, external training for each employee, ‘Meet a star’ events, knowledge-sharing initiatives, online tutorials, and e-learning classes are all available. There’s always something to learn!
  • Merch — employee store discounts at CD PROJEKT RED Gear, gifts for newborn rebels and regular chances to nab some cool swag!

    Social Activities & Life in the Office

  • Dog-friendly office — dog owner? Bring your pooch with you and look after them while working! There’s always a furry friend or two to meet at the studio.
  • Social events — we host regular gatherings at the studio where we can all unwind, play games, and just have some fun together.
  • Truly international working environment — a chance to meet and work with a diverse selection of people from all over the world.
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