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Senior Game Engine Programmer - 2K Games

Senior Game Engine Programmer - 2K Games

The 2K Core Technology group is looking for an experienced engine programmer to work with our worldwide studios and development partners, helping them fully utilize the power of next-generation console and PC platforms. Work on exciting new IP as well as some of the industry’s most beloved franchises. Versatility is key; you will work with in-house custom engines as well as industry leading middleware, on a variety of game types and genres.


• Serve as a technical expert to the entire 2K label on topics such as optimization, multicore / multithreaded programming and next-generation console hardware and platform capabilities.
• Support individual development teams by:

o Providing engineering services.
o Mentoring engineers and making technical recommendations.
o Working with others to design solutions to difficult problems.
o Assisting in optimization and polish.

• Be able to:

o Dive into unfamiliar codebases and quickly adapt.
o Prioritize tasks in order to meet critical deadlines.
o Assess performance and memory issues and make effective improvements.

• Develop core technologies designed to empower individual development teams and streamline the development process.


• Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5+ years experience developing high-performance, low-level software for console systems.
• The ability to work effectively in a variety of situations: independently, on a team, or with multiple teams across multiple territories and time zones; with familiar or unfamiliar codebases; with in-house technology or middleware.
• Familiarity with all major game systems (graphics, physics, animation, AI, networking, etc.).
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Able to travel as needed to work on-site with development studios for short periods.


• Has worked on and shipped from “start to finish” one or more AAA game titles.
• Experience working with multiple game teams in a central technology group.
• Significant experience with recent versions of Unreal Engine and/or CryEngine.

Send resume to staffing@2k.com (The staffing account was down for a couple of days, but it's back online now.) You can also go to www.2kgames.com

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