Console Gameplay Engineer
Cold Iron Studios
San Jose, CA

 

Position Summary

Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Console Gameplay Engineer to join our world class team on our next AAA title for consoles and PC! Are you a passionate game developer? Is making an awesome game the thing that gets you out of bed in the morning? We’re sure you’re amazing in your field, but do you see perfecting your skills as the means to making the best experiences possible? Great, we want to hear from you!

Your Day to Day

You can expect to be responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Write game, engine, and tools code using C/C++
  • Help design, schedule, and implement features that meet game and console requirements
  • Regularly debug, profile, optimize, and maintain code
  • Bring up the game on next gen consoles and be “the platform expert” for the rest of the development team
  • Develop new features and mechanics within Unreal Engine 4
  • Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with programs
Your Career Progression

Do the best work of your career! No, really, that’s what we expect of you. Come aboard and work with industry veterans all working to improve their craft and become better game developers. Your portfolio of experience will grow, and the size of the audience you reach will expand exponentially. The small team atmosphere allows you to contribute more and have greater ownership over what you do day to day.

Requirements
  • 5+ years of C++ experience, console experience preferred, but not strictly required
  • Ability and drive to contribute towards and advance all aspects of the game
  • Work independently and efficiently under deadlines
  • Excellent programming, debugging, and optimization skills
  • Experience with technical requirements, APIs and hands-on development for Xbox and PlayStation consoles
Would Love to See
  • Experience with Unreal engine (ideally UE4)
  • Experience with various scripting languages (e.g. Javascript, Python, Perl, HTML)
  • Experience with the games industry (ideally developing first-person shooters
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, or related degree
  • Or equivalent industry experience
Benefits

Health and Wellness

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability

Perks

  • Employee Referral Program
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Fitness Club Discounts
  • Training and Development
  • Commuter Incentives and Hybrid Vehicle Purchase/Lease Program
  • Merchandise Discounts
About our Location

Cold Iron is a team of passionate game developers located in San Jose, California. We’re a diverse group of veterans with decades of experience developing and launching award-winning MMO and action titles on PC and console.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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