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Programmeur(euse) Engin Senior/Senior Engine Programmer

iSize Technologies

iSize Technologies

Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

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Titre - Programmeur(euse) Engin Senior

Nous recherchons un(e) Programmeur(euse) Engin expérimenté pour rejoindre l'équipe de Haven Entertainment Studios. Le/la Programmeur(euse) Engin Senior sera chargé(e) de développer et d'enrichir à la fois les systèmes de notre moteur de jeu ainsi que les outils de pipeline essentiels à notre production. Grâce à leur solide expérience technique et à leur compréhension approfondie de l'architecture des moteurs de jeu, il/elle mettra en place des solutions solides évoluant efficacement dans un jeu 60 FPS. En tant qu'experts du moteurs, il/elle contribuera à encadrer et à soutenir les artistes et programmeurs de contenu et mécaniques de jeu.


Le/la Programmeur(euse) Engin Senior se rapportera au Gestionnaire de Programme Technique.

Rôle et Responsabilités

  • Développer et maintenir des systèmes du moteur de jeu tels que: gestionnaire de mémoire, sérialisation, modèle objet, langage de définition de data, chargement, séquenceur de tâches, modèle ECS, compilateur, réseau, flots de jeu, etc.

  • Analyzer diverses métriques de performance et apporter les optimizations pertinentes

  • Développer des outils pour le moteur de jeu et le pipeline afin d’améliorer les processus d’ingénierie

  • Planifier son travail efficacement, analyser les risques et donner des estimations d’effort justes à l’équipe

Expérience et compétences requises

  • 8+ ans d’expérience dans un rôle similaire

  • Connaissance approfondie du langage C++

  • Excellente compréhension des architecture d’engin de jeu moderne

  • Excellentes techniques en optimization et programmation multithread

  • Compétences avancées en déverminage

  • Expérience de développement sur diverses plateformes


  • Expérience professionnelle avec UE4

  • Expérience sur un jeu multijoueur

  • Expérience de production sur un jeu live

  • Expérience de développement sur un jeu multijoueur

  • Connaissance de l’environnement de développement PS4 et ses outils

  • Connaissance des langages Go et/ou Rust


Position - Senior Engine Programmer

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join the Haven Entertainment Studios project team. The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing and enriching both core game engine systems and pipeline tools critical for our game. Using their strong technical background and deep understanding of game engine architecture, they will provide solid solutions that scale smoothly at high-frequency update rates. As engine experts, they will contribute to mentoring and supporting content developers and gameplay engineers.


The Senior Software Engineer will report to the Technical Producer.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop and maintain game engine systems in diverse areas such as: memory management, serialization, object model and data definition languages, streaming, scheduling, ECS, compiler, networking, game flows, etc.

  • Analyze various performance metrics and optimize systems

  • Develop engine and pipeline tools to enhance engineering workflows

  • Plan work effectively, and provide realistic updates on progress to your team and managers

Experience and skills required

  • 8+ years of experience in the game industry with significant contributions to AAA titles in senior technical roles

  • Strong understanding of C++ language

  • Deep knowledge of modern game engine design & architecture

  • Strong multithreading and optimization skills

  • Advanced debugging skills

  • Experience developing on multiple platforms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with UE4

  • Experience working on multiplayer title

  • Experience working on live game

  • Experience with PS4 development environment and toolkit

  • Knowledge of Go and/or Rust

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