Lead Engine Engineer

Engineering Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Playground Games is looking for a Lead Engine Engineer to join our racing project development team.  You will lead an established team of Engineers and work with them to drive forwards the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

Your expert software architecture skills and experience of delivering robust, re-usable code will see you guide your team to achieve their goals.  Under your leadership, your team will plan and deliver large, well-tested game systems and pipelines.  You will play a vital role in the ongoing development of our technology.

You are driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as delivering high quality, innovative solutions.  You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, so your ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively is vital. You are highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to push the boundaries of technology.

Skills Summary:

  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Mentoring and management of staff
  • A problem-solving mindset
  • Exceptional C++ and software architecture skills
  • Proven ability to design and implement well-tested, re-usable systems
  • A passion for games

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a successful team and shape the future of the technology.  It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.