Black Shamrock is hiring a

Lead Software Engineer (Unreal)

Dublin, Ireland


Lead Software Engineer (Unreal)


"You would be joining the Engineering Department who is responsible for working side-by-side with Studios to develop tools and backend solutions, adapting and optimizing PC games to consoles, and working on the latest technologies (including VR, next-gen consoles and streaming services), on some of the world most popular triple A titles".


What you will be doing

  • Design, maintain, implement, test, document and debug code
  • Code tools and optimize gaming pipelines
  • Lead a small team of talented Engineers
  • Distinguish, analyse and report risks and problems proposing mitigations
  • Profile code in order to optimize software components
  • Research cutting-edge algorithms and techniques
  • Create tools, features and engine components to the required coding standards

What you should have

  • Proficient in C++
  • Knowledge of game Design Patterns
  • More than 5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in the gaming industry
  • Good coordination and communication skills
  • A problem-solving attitude
  • Basic knowledge of cloud services and solutions desirable
  • Minimum 1+ year of UE4 coding exp in a professional setting
  • Experience with leading a team.
  • Minimum 1+ shipped title ported to current generation consoles, or console specific development
  • Perforce and Git experience preferred by not required

Additional information

  • Full-time in-house position
  • Central Dublin location
  • Available as soon as possible
  • Salary to be defined depending on your profile
  • Travel and Training provided as part of the role


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