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Get a job: Uncommon is hiring a Senior Engine Programmer


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Twycross, England

Uncommon is a one-of-a-kind recreation studio the place we create the form of video games the world does not have, video games which are uniquely Uncommon! Working right here presents alternatives in contrast to anyplace else. You will be offering gamers with unforgettable shared experiences in video games cherished by hundreds of thousands worldwide. Our pirate journey Sea of Thieves, launched in 2018, continues to be going robust – and alongside that we’re busy creating our subsequent magical world, Everwild, introduced in 2019 to a worldwide viewers.

We attempt to make Uncommon a tremendous place to work, embracing a tradition of respect and constructing a supportive setting for our builders. Our custom-built Twycross studio is located within the stunning English countryside, surrounded by woodland and wildlife, with loads of room for us to develop. Studio advantages are catered to creating life simpler for employees, together with versatile working, a bonus scheme, an industry-leading pension bundle, non-public healthcare, psychological well being initiatives and free occasions for workers and their households.

By becoming a member of Uncommon, you will be becoming a member of one of many best studios within the {industry} with help from the broader Xbox Sport Studios community. We’re all the time looking out for distinctive individuals who can carry their experience and distinctive pondering to assist make our staff even stronger!

Position objective

Are you a longtime Engine Programmer longing for a senior position that encourages progress, autonomy and fascinating technical challenges that would affect an entire international community of studios? Now we have a possibility for you…

Our cutting-edge Engine staff are searching for a Senior Engine Programmer to affix us. You’d be working throughout each Sea of Thieves and the just lately introduced Everwild, offering deep technical data and design recommendation throughout all recreation and platform methods inside Uncommon.

Our Engine Programmers are the primary to trial new applied sciences and consoles, to make sure Uncommon keep on the very forefront of recreation improvement. Commonly concerned at preliminary design phases of recreation options, Engine Programmers embed in different groups to collaborate, affect, and steer our video games technical improvement.

As our Senior, you’ll have been empowered to personal and set the path of essential tasks. Not solely will your experience be extremely valued, however we promise that you will have entry to a spread of data and targets you might want to broaden your skillset.

This position sits in a staff that prioritises a wholesome work/life steadiness and consists of extremely educated individuals who recognize nothing higher than studying from one another and sharing experiences – we’d like to be taught from you, and we’d like to share our expertise and experience with you.


• Empower Uncommon’s engineering, content material and design groups to attain extra

• Collaborate with different programmers on the Engine and Sport groups to construct artistic options to technical issues and supply insights on efficiency, reminiscence, scalability, robustness and testability.

• Assist contribute to the know-how used to construct Uncommon’s subsequent video games, minimising technical debt and upkeep dangers.

• Assist our dedication to bettering the standard of improvement processes at Uncommon. Nurture junior engineers to turn out to be the following technology of senior programmers.

• Commit time to non-public enchancment as a way to stay updated in your areas of experience and software program engineering data typically.

Required Abilities and Expertise

•    Robust data and several other years of sensible expertise with C++.

•    Strong problem-solving expertise.

•    Proficiency in low-level code and high-level structure; comfy each bit-twiddling and in methods design.

•    Familiarity with efficiency and reminiscence constraints, and expertise debugging crash dumps.

•    Shipped a minimum of one recreation.

Fascinating Traits

•    Expertise in writing automated checks.

•    Expertise with a serious third-party recreation engine.

•    Any space of specialism (audio, networking, AI, animation and many others.)

? Apply now.

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