Improbable • Netherlands

Senior Software Engineer - Low Level Unreal

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

The Multiplayer Group (MPG) are 300 developers and data scientists, helping our clients and partners build 20+ AAA projects at any one time. We’re probably the most experienced multiplayer dev group in the world and we’re set up to help the games industry make games more easily, to deliver the highest quality, and become long-term partners.
We hire the best people, our talented team is spread across the globe. We’re remote-friendly and big on wellbeing, so if you love the sound of us, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note this is a fully remote position in the Netherlands 🇳🇱

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design and implement functionality for AAA external clients
  • Responsible for working within low-level areas of Unreal Engine 4/5.
  • Identifying and making changes to Unreal Engine to benefit the game
  • Providing mentoring support to other members of the team as directed by the Lead/Technical Director
  • Solve problems through the application of sound software engineering principles
  • Continuously work to minimise technical and maintenance issues
  • Champion quality in The Multiplayer Group and our clients development process
  • Other duties as assigned

What we need from you:

  • A strong engineer with professional experience in games
  • At least two or more shipped games
  • Excellent C++ programming skills
  • Very strong or expert knowledge of Unreal Engine (UE4 or UE5)
  • Previous experience of making low-level improvements to Unreal Engine
  • Strong Unreal experience of Loading, Memory Management and Performance
  • Experience of Crash Handling, Packaging, Tooling, GaaS workflows highly desirable
  • Experience of dealing with Unreal updates and merging highly desirable
  • Experience of 3rd Party systems like wWise, IMGUI, etc, highly desirable
  • Experience of developing for multiplayer games highly desirable
  • Attention to detail with a strong ability to analyse and comprehend direction
  • Awesome technical insight and a finisher of technical tasks on time
  • A good communicator with the ability to verbalise conceptual thoughts and the willingness to accept constructive critique
  • Ability to use initiative and take proactive action to provide solutions
  • Excellent problem solving, debugging and optimisation skills
  • Experience with consoles like PS4/PS5 and XboxOne/SeriesX is preferable
  • Experience with iOS/Android platforms is highly desirable

Please note this position is fully remote based out of the Netherlands 🇳🇱

Company benefits

Work from anywhere scheme – Almost every role is available as remote, hybrid or in-office. We have a great office in central London, but are equally happy if you’d prefer to work from home some or all of the time.
Unlimited annual leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Dog friendly office
Work from home allowance
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks full pay + 13 weeks statutory maternity pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 4 weeks full pay
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Adoption leave
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced WFH tools
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Wellbeing allowance
Compassionate leave
Mental health platform access
Women’s health leave
Time off in-lieu
Optional unpaid leave
Carer’s leave
In office massages
In office yoga classes
Commuter loan
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Meditation space
Cycle to work scheme
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Interest free loans
Share options
Equity packages
Sabbaticals
Volunteer days
Personal development budgets
Relocation packages
L&D budget
Employee discounts
Financial coaching
Employee assistance programme
Skilled worker visas
Charity donation scheme
Location
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Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
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Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
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Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
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Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
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Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
88%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Improbable

Office locations

Spitalfields, London (next to Liverpool Street Station)

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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