Senior Programmer

About the Employer

Rebellion North now have an exciting opening for a Senior Programmer to come and join our talented team. We are looking for someone who lives and breathes code, who is a creative thinker and enjoys the challenge of providing solid solutions to complex problems. This role involves working across many areas of game development, helping to design, schedule and deliver code.

As a senior Programmer you will be self-motivated with a high level of initiative and able to work unsupervised. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly adapt to and support in-house working practices and assisting in mentoring of Junior Programmers, As well as the usual responsibilities of an experienced Programmer. All our programmers across the group are supported by Rebellions industry leading bespoke multi-platform game engine Asura, Custom tools suite and dedicated engine Programmers.

Requirements


  • Excellent C/C++ skills at a professional level
  • Ability to quickly familiarise yourself to work with a large existing codebase
  • Ability to prototype as well as producing final code
  • Strong debugging, profiling and optimising, system design and 3D math skills
  • Good spoken and written communication skills, as well as team working with game developers from all disciplines across the project
  • Excellent initiative, self-motivation, organisational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to accept and follow direction
  • Any knowledge of console, general games and/or multiplayer development, and/or development tools such as Visual Studio and Perforce/other version control systems would be an advantage
  • A genuine interest in playing games

Benefits

  • Holiday: 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance: Our PMI scheme offers comprehensive cover to access private medical treatment, taking the stress and strain out of waiting for treatments via the NHS
  • Pension Contribution: Tax efficient salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme where Rebellion matches 4% of salary, plus 10% of any contribution you make
  • Healthcare Cash Plan: Cash-back on treatment costs, from flu jabs to chiropractors
  • Dental & Vision: Cash-back on routine or emergency costs, free eye tests
  • Income Protection: Financial help if unable to work due to illness or injury
  • Critical Illness: Financial help if diagnosed with critical illness
  • Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time
  • EAP: Wellbeing hub, including confidential telephone support and counselling
  • Active Rewards: Earn discounts and other perks for physical activity, from trainers to cinema tickets
  • Gym Membership: Discounts to over 3,000 participating UK gyms, pools & fitness events
  • Loans: Interest free, tax-free loans
  • Relocation: Assistance with relocation planning and costs
  • Cycling Cycle Scheme: Save around 30% of the cost of a new bike and equipment though salary sacrifice tax & NI savings, spread repayments over 12 months
  • Discounts: 50% off most 2000 AD merchandise, plus Active Rewards and more through health schemes, from high street retail to holidays
  • Referral Bonus: Up to £2k bonus for internal staff referrals that lead to hires
  • Flexible Hours: Flexible start and finish times
  • Great Friendly Culture: Friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and recognition of the importance of work-life balance (anti-crunch)
  • Social & Charity Events: Annual Summer BBQ & Christmas Party, social groups such as photography and board games, charity events including football, go-karting and supporting Special Effect
  • Digital Freebies: GDC Vault access, all Rebellion Steam titles, digital copies of 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing comics, graphic novels and ebooks, physical game and film libraries