Lead Client Engineer

Engineering Minsk, Belarus

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The Lead Client Engineer will establish best practices and lead a team of engineers in developing live service SDKs for mobile games. The Lead Engineer will work with game teams and central services teams to build services for Glu’s mobile portfolio.

  • Lead the client programming team to deliver high quality features to our players efficiently and reliably
  • Develop standards and processes for developing, implementing, and testing mobile products.
  • Split your time 50:50 between leading the team to success and writing code yourself
  • Write robust, well-engineered code across the game client, with the majority written in C++ and Lua
  • Architect new systems and re-architect old ones, delivering our goals through engineering excellence
  • Manage development of game development tools.
  • Design and maintain technical milestones for your teams.
  • Mentoring and supporting your team of talented programmers to enable them to produce their best work
  • Fostering a team culture which values engineering principles, innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Collaborate closely with the server team in many aspects of development



  • 8+ years of professional game development experience.
  • Experience leading game development teams with at least one title as the lead programmer.
  • Experience with iOS smartphone development, additional Android experience a big plus.
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and Lua
  • Strong working knowledge of high traffic client-server systems and API development.
  • General networking, REST and Socket experience
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills that can represent the engineering team in interdepartmental and management meetings.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and work with a global team is a must
  • University degree or diploma in Computer Science, or related field
  • A passion for gaming in general and mobile games in particular

Bonus Points For:

  • Having successfully developed and shipped mobile free-to-play titles
  • Significant experience with mobile
  • Knowledge and understanding of graphics programming, especially OpenGL, Metal and Vulkan