Senior Software Engineer (C++) - Core Game Engine

  • 8952 Schlieren, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

GIANTS Software is one of the most successful game developers in Europe, with offices in Zürich and Erlangen, Germany. It is well known since many years for its “Farming Simulator” series, a worldwide best-selling game and real-time simulation.

Job Description

To strengthen our programming team, we are looking for a

Senior Software Engineer (C++) - Core Game Engine

based in Zürich, Switzerland.

In this very challenging and senior role you will implement new features to our own GIANTS Engine. You will also improve and optimise existing functionality using cutting-edge technology with a strong focus on performance and memory usage.

You are a member of a small team with extensive responsibilities and report directly to the company’s CTO. While programming will be the biggest part of your role, your responsibilities also include research and planning, as well as coordination with stakeholders within the company.

Qualifications

What qualification and skills do we expect from you?

You should be a software engineer (Master’s degree or equivalent) with strong IT knowledge in general

You need more than 5 years of experience in the field of engine programming in the gaming industry

Very strong C++ knowledge and experience in multi-threaded programming is indispensable for this role

You have a very structured way of work and ensure good software architecture at all times

You are strong in mathematics, mainly linear algebra and algorithms

Very good English knowledge is required


What would be a plus?

It would be an asset to have experience with the LUA programming language

Experience with multiplatform development would be beneficial

Additional Information

What do we offer?

At GIANTS, you will be working in an exciting and fast-moving environment in the games industry.

We offer flexible working hours and an attractive compensation, plus multiple perspectives for evolution in our young, successful and growing company.

We care about the wellbeing of our employees by providing free drinks, fruits, snacks, coffee as well as organising regular team building events and entertainment activities.