Lead Engine Programmer

People Can Fly
June 25, 2023
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Company Description

People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world thanks to our remote work programs.

Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.

Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting titles: Gemini is our new project being developed with Square Enix; Bifrost, Victoria and Dagger are projects we're growing in the self-publishing model. We also have one project in the concept phase – Red; as well as two projects in VR technology – Green Hell VR and Thunder - a new project based on one of the IPs from the Group's portfolio.

With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim to combine our expertise with creativity of the best and most forward-thinking talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games for the global gaming community.

If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you'll have a chance to perfect your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.

Project Bifrost is a yet unannounced AAA action-adventure game developed by our North American team supported by PCF's European studios.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Engine Programmer who exhibits passion and curiosity in building complex systems and desire to lead a team of engine engineers. At People Can Fly you will work with some of the industry's most exciting technology and work alongside talented individuals. Working across multiple departments and in close proximity with design and gameplay engineers, you and your team will implement the core game systems and tools to help our gameplay engineers achieve their vision

In this role you will:

  • Be the engineer responsible for our engine team creating systems to support gameplay as well as being the vanguard for performance and scalability issues
  • Manage a team of engineers helping prioritize their tasks
  • Be involved in the development and growth of the engineers on your team through mentoring and guidance
  • Report status of the work and status of your team to the Technical Director
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code.
  • Test, debug, profile and optimize implementations.
  • Create design documentation according to team standards
  • Perform code and design reviews
  • Qualifications
  • At least 5+ years of experience in the production of games for consoles and PC
  • At least one shipped project
  • Lead / managerial experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Unreal Engine
  • Excellent skills in C/C++
  • Strong familiarity with streaming, networking and performance
  • Ability to write efficient and maintainable code
  • Experience with profiling and optimizations
  • Nice To Have:

  • JIRA, Swarm and Perforce Knowledge
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or similar discipline (Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
  • Familiarity with procedural generation systems
  • Additional Information

    What we offer:


  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
  • Private medical healthcare (Vitality) and BUPA dental insurance for PCF's employees and their families.
  • Access to wellbeing platform - Gympass for employees and family members.
  • Access to Worksmile - cafeteria program.
  • Online Polish and English language classes.
  • Access to the pension scheme.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.
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