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Software Engineer - Windows 10 (Contract Position)

Team: Flight Simulation

Location: Mostly remote with some office visits

With the exciting announcement that Dovetail Games will be bringing a number of its future releases to Windows 10, we are looking to recruit a Software Engineer to join the development team creating an immersive experience for the next generation of Flight Sim.

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

Responsibilities of a Software Engineer:

  • Prototype and implement new features
  • Overhaul and/or replace existing systems as required
  • Determine technical solutions to creative design requirements
  • Program and be knowledgeable about the technical areas of the game under his/her responsibility
  • Work closely with the Programming team, as well as the Art, Design and Production teams
  • Provide insight to anticipate technical/workflow issues and provide solutions
  • Optimise and maintain the existing code base 

What we look for in a Software Engineer: 

  • Excellent C++
  • Ideally Windows 10 programming experience
  • Strong Maths & 3D Algebra
  • Visual Studio development and debugging
  • Strong experience with Windows programming
  • Ideally Gameplay and 3D Graphics programming
  • Excellent diagnostics
  • Software Engineering or related degree, or equivalent professional experience

Why work for us?

  • Recently announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100
  • Winners of the KEiBA 2015 Technology Business of the Year
  • Developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • 31 days off per year, increasing with service
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Regular social and sporting activities

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. However, we are currently unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

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