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Lead Engine Engineer - AAA - Studio - Midlands UK


Our client is looking to grow our world-class engineering team with a skilled and experienced Lead systems specialist possessing in-depth knowledge of the systems that provide the foundation for games, including the engine,tools and pipeline which support them. 

Your expert software architecture skills and experience of delivering robust, re-usable code will see you empower a team of Engineers to drive the technology forwards.

Leading a team of highly skilled engineers, you will be responsible for the delivery of their work to time and quality expectations. You will set direction for the team, and work with other disciplines to ensure the tools, pipeline and engine runtime provide a powerful and efficient workflow for others. 

You are driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as motivating and developing your team to deliver high quality, innovative solutions.  You’ll work closely with internal and external stakeholders, so your ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively is vital. You are highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to push the boundaries of technology.


  • Leadership experience
  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working on current-gen consoles
  • Strong C++ and software architecture skills
  • Excellent knowledge of console technical requirements
  • Proven ability to design and implement re-usable systems
  • A passion for games

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an established, highly experienced and collaborative team, within one of the world’s most exciting games studios. It provides exciting new challenges for experienced developers looking to further their career and create world class games.

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