Senior Systems Engineer



Crystal Dynamics, a part of the Square Enix family and the studio behind the award-winning Tomb Raider game franchise as well as Marvel's Avengers, is constantly on the hunt to add even more top-tier gaming talent to our family. We pride ourselves on attracting and developing the best of the best to craft the most exciting projects in gaming. Our 25-plus years of development experience, as well as our studio members’ combined AAA game industry pedigree, has established us as one of the premier studios in the world today. Come and make us even better!

Position Summary:

Join the studio as our next Senior Systems Engineer! In this role you will create systems and tools that empower content creators in all disciplines to realize the maximum potential of their creations and contributions to the game. Benefits for this full-time position include a competitive salary, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance options and plenty of days of paid time-off.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish and improve upon content creation pipelines aimed at high quality rapid iteration
  • Develop efficient, straightforward, and robust in-engine implementations that enable new features without negatively impacting existing features
  • Maintain strong interdisciplinary relationships between engineering and content creation
  • Ensure performant feature implementation with relation to networking, memory usage, GPU usage, and CPU usage

Essential Requirements:

  • At least 5 years experience in the video game development industry or related field
  • Strong C++ and C# programming skills
  • General knowledge of Physics, 3D Graphics & Rendering, VFX, Network Programming, or Tools programming for games
  • Experience with build processes, compiler toolchains, and content pipelines for large games
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • A self-starting attitude, with strong time management skills to enable you to produce the highest quality work possible
  • Excellent collaborative communication skills, to effectively iterate in a team environment

Bonus Skills and Experience:

  • Passion for making and playing games
  • PS4/Xbox One experience
  • Shipped one or more AAA titles
  • Profiling/optimizing skills

Crystal Dynamics is an EOE and M/F/D/V employer.