Senior Core Tech Engineer

ProgrammingHybrid Remote, Austin, Texas United States


Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? What about working on our new original IP? Certain Affinity is the largest independent developer in Texas, based out of Austin, and we have a growing presence in Toronto, Canada. Our culture reflects the values and the vibrant nature of the cities we call home. This includes a commitment to evolution, diversity, excellence, and work-life balance. We are also excited to be the latest recipient of the Canadian Studio of the Year award. We're best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though now we are creating compelling new games of our own. We're always on the lookout for amazing talent to join our team.

Do you dream in binary and want to work on high-profile projects with seasoned industry vets? Your code is efficient and adaptable, and so are you. That’s why Certain Affinity wants you to be one of our engineers. Let’s make some games together that people will be playing for years to come!


  • Collaborate with artists, designers, and other programmers to improve the engine and make an awesome (and performant) game
  • Take on the big challenges, and be the go-to person on the team for solving the hardest engineering problems
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and optimize code to meet performance requirements
  • Support game teams by adding features to and improving the performance of the engine


  • 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • 1 or more shipped titles
  • Strong skills in C/C++, data structures, and object-oriented design
  • Experience working with core game systems such as scripting, UI, rendering, animation, physics, networking, and data pipelines
  • Able to learn large, unfamiliar codebases and quickly get results
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

Extra Credit

  • Development experience in multiple game engines, including proprietary engines
  • Console experience (Xbox One/Xbox Series family preferred)
  • Experience with additional languages (Lua, C#, Python, JavaScript, Go, etc.)
  • Passion for multiplayer FPS games
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