Tools Programmer

  • 8952 Schlieren, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

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

 

Job Description

To strengthen our programming team, we are looking for a

Tools Programmer

based in Zürich, Switzerland.

Directly reporting to the core tech lead, your main responsibilities will be the development and improvement of our internal software tools and processes.  In close coordination with other teams and based on their individual needs, you will develop new solutions and tools, as well as improving and maintaining existing ones.

While the coordination with others and the definition of concepts is an important part of this role, you will still be actively programming for about 80% of the time.

Qualifications

What qualification and skills do we expect from you?

You should be a software engineer (Bachelor required, Master’s degree a plus) with strong IT knowledge in general

You have significant experience (at least 3 years) as a tools programmer or as a software engineer in general

Very strong C++ knowledge is indispensable for this role

Strong focus on usability and workflows is required

You are a passionate gamer and have a strong interest in the industry

Good interpersonal skills are vital in order to examine and understand the needs of the users

Very good English knowledge is required


What would be a plus?

Experience in the gaming industry is a big plus

GUI design and LUA experience would be an asset

Additional Information

 

What do we offer?

Variety: A challenging job and exciting projects with plenty of room for creativity and innovative ideas 
Work-life balance: Flexible working hours
Great working atmosphere: Flat hierarchies and everyone at eye level 
Personal development: Individual opportunities for professional advancement, tailored to your needs and wishes 
Modern workplace: Office in a top location with good public transport connections
Extras: Drinks, snacks and fruit are of course free in our company