Senior Engine Programmer

at CCP Games (view profile)
Location Reykjavík, Iceland
Date Posted November 27, 2018
Category Iceland - Work Permit
Job Type c++


Senior Software Engineer (Engine Programmer)

We are looking for a smart and inspired Engine Programmer to work on the Platform & Engine team of the trailblazing MMO EVE Online. The position is a full-time job based at the CCP headquarters in beautiful Reykjavik, Iceland.
The perfect candidate has a solid experience in game engine development, thrives in a challenging environment where they are a part of the planning process and is comfortable championing innovation and change.

Your tasks

  • Investigating, Planning and implementing projects and tasks related to the health and capabilities of the game engine.
  • Championing modern rendering techniques and capabilities.
  • Actively participating in all aspects of release and sprint planning, building a backlog of work in collaboration with the Development Manager and Engineering Lead.
  • Collaborating closely with the graphics team to help develop the visual direction and capabilities of the engine.
  • Identifying client performance issues, researching and implementing solutions to resolve those bottlenecks.

Your profile

  • Knowledge of C/C++ 
  • Knowledge of DirectX or OpenGL
  • Familiarity with modern APIs such as DirectX12 or Vulkan
  • Familiarity with CPU and GPU benchmarking tools with experience in multi-threaded design
  • Understanding of real-time graphics shader programming
  • Scripting experience with Python
  • Comfort in refactoring and porting legacy code
  • Knowledge of development methodologies and working in teams

What we can offer you

  • The inspiring challenge of working on pioneering ambitious project with great coworkers
  • An opportunity to learn and grow within an international company
  • A multicultural work environment that encourages growth, creativity and innovation
  • An active fun division that hosts regular events
  • An excellent canteen that offers a weekly breakfast and lunch menu as well as drinks and snacks
  • On-site fitness facility and showers
  • Annual sports grant
  • A family friendly work environment with flexible work hours
  • On-site doctor, free of charge as well as other on-site services at a discounted price such as hairdresser, massage therapist and beauty technician
  • Relocation package

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) Iceland - Work Permit