Experienced Engine Programmer

Cambridge / Hybrid / Remote
2 days ago

Frontier is an established, market leading independent developer and publisher of videogames for PC and consoles. We have achieved serial successes across a wide variety of titles including Elite Dangerous , Planet Coaster , Jurassic World Evolution , Planet Zoo and F1 Manager . Founded in 1994, we are based in the world-leading technology cluster and historic city of Cambridge, England. With a growing team of over 800 talented people supporting our existing portfolio and ambitious future roadmap, along with our publishing label Frontier Foundry, we are passionate about creating innovative genre-leading games and authentic worlds for our communities of players.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced engine systems programmer to join our highly talented and experienced engine programming team. You will help to create, develop, and maintain our Cobra engine, driven by the needs of the diverse range of games that Frontier uses it to create.

Cobra plays a huge part in our future success and enables our game teams to realise their creative visions. Your passion for engine technology will be pivotal to delivering the quality that we strive for in all our games.

About the Engine Team

Our Engine team is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining our in-house Cobra engine. It also serves as a group of domain experts to advise game teams on technical problems, best practices and use of Cobra for their games.


About You

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

What we can offer you

We offer the chance to work with talented and passionate people, developing and publishing sophisticated and enduring games in a creative and collaborative environment. We love what we do, and we work hard to provide outstanding experiences for our player communities. Frontier rewards this passion and determination by sharing in the company’s success and by supporting our teams to keep doing what they love.

Well-being is a big focus at Frontier and we are continually evolving how we can support our staff. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and host a range of well-being activities, initiatives and sessions to support both mental and physical health.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a success-based annual bonus, share option schemes, pension, life assurance, private family healthcare, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house subsidised catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, and social events.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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