Experienced Software Engineer (Porting)

Games Programming Leamington Spa, United Kingdom


Position at Hardlight

Role Overview – Experienced Software Engineer (Porting)


We’re looking for an Experienced generalist programmer to be a key member for our game porting projects at SEGA HARDlight. You’d be working closely with many different SEGA studios on new and existing IPs, to bring these much-loved titles to new platforms – including Google Stadia, Microsoft Game Pass, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo etc.


Key Responsibilities


You would work on a variety of custom engines and Unity based projects, so experience with C++ and C# is important.
You would be expected to adhere to, and actively encourage, good engineering practices and SEGA worldwide tech standards. 

To bring SEGA titles to a larger audience, and to be instrumental in creating a fantastic working relationship between many SEGA studios.


Knowledge, Skill and Experience 

Essential Skills & Experience


  • A full development cycle as a programmer or software engineer.
  • C++ and C# programming experience.
  • Strong software engineering and debugging skills.
  • Experience with current generation engines or proprietary engines.




  • Experience porting.
  • Experience with client/server technologies is beneficial, as well as experience with networking, database engines and server infrastructure.
  • An interest in various tech and workflows.



Why work at HARDlight?

  • Industry leading competitive salary & benefits. Including (but not limited to), Family Healthcare, Pension.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Season ticket loan for Rail travel.
  • Generous Developer Bonus Scheme.
  • Free breakfast and fruit.
  • The opportunity to be a large part of a small team, developing innovative titles with a huge SEGA back catalogue.
  • Based in the ‘Heart of England' in stunning historic Royal Leamington Spa, with great connections to London & Birmingham.