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Senior Game Engine Programmer

Remote | Austin, Texas
Permanent | Job ID #68799 | Posted one year ago

Onward Play is searching for a Senior Game Engine Programmer to join one of our exciting game studios! You’ll be working directly with a core group of dedicated and experienced developers to establish a new studio and new project! In this exciting role you’ll be one of the core members of this new studio, contributing with your technological expertise.


  • Develop and implement engine systems in UE5
  • Extend existing complex UE5 engine systems
  • Collaborate with other internal departments (art, design, QA, and production)
  • Debug complex engine issues


  • At least 8 years of professional AAA game engine programming experience on PC and/or consoles
  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++
  • Excellent 3d math skills
  • Experience with game engine level systems including (but not limited to) rendering, animation, physics, audio, streaming, AI, and memory management
  • Experience with performance optimization of AAA games (GPU, CPU, Memory)
  • Experience integrating art pipelines into game engines
  • Bachelor’s degree is software engineering/computer science or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills


  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4/5
  • Experience working on MMOs, action RPGs and/or third person shooters
  • Experience working on current gen console games
  • A deep passion for games, and game development

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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