Generalist Engineer | New Zealand

Engineering Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand


Description

The Generalist Engineer is responsible for building great code. As an Engineer at Blind Squirrel Games, you will work as part of a small team to solve tough technical challenges in a high energy environment with experienced industry leaders and a highly collaborative team.  

You will design, implement, and test as part of the development team. 

This is a full-time hybrid position available to Auckland, New Zealand residents only to work based out of our Auckland studio at least two days a week with the option to work remotely for the remainder of the week. 

Responsibilities

  1. Create high-performance, robust, maintainable code in a cross-platform environment 
  2. Evaluate existing technology architectures 
  3. Extend existing systems to meet long-term needs of ongoing development 
  4. Work with external development partners 
  5. Adhere to team coding standards and practice 
  6. Required to work independently and report to a manager 
  7. Other duties may be assigned to accomplish company or department objectives 


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field or equivalent professional experience 
  • 1+ year professional experience as a programmer 
  • 1+ year of professional or independent video game experience 


Preferred Skills

  • Fluent in C/C++ 
  • Solid understanding of multi-threaded programming 
  • Effective communicator in a team-oriented environment 
  • Experience with the current PC development process 


Pluses

  • UE 4 or 5 experience 
  • Mobile experience 
  • Working with Xbox development kits  
  • Native Android Development / Java 
  • A passion for video games and game development