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Are you ready to join the team upgrading Bungie’s proprietary game engine? Are you excited to help build alignment with diverse customers across Destiny, Marathon and other game projects on the best investments to make? Do you enjoy improving game engine code and building powerful and expressive tools that let others realize their vision more effectively? Would you like to work on worlds that bring people together at a company that values your work-life balance and is invested in creating an inclusive workplace for every employee?

As an Associate Tools Engineer on a new core engine team at Bungie, you will help develop tools and workflow upgrades for our award-winning proprietary “Tiger Engine”. You will work alongside other engineers to build new frameworks that allow us to share tools upgrades more easily between different game projects. In addition, your contributions will empower content creators and engineers across Bungie to do their best work and ultimately improve our ability to create great games more effectively.


  • Build and maintain production-quality code using C#

  • Collaborate daily with a cross-disciplinary team

  • Extend and maintain features, tools, and workflows


  • Knowledge of core programming concepts such as threading, debugging, maintainability and performance

  • Ability to communicate with customers of different technical and non-technical backgrounds

  • Works well in a collaborative culture where every member of the team works toward a common set of goals


  • Familiar with tools development using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

  • Familiar with automated software testing and continuous integration methodologies

Like what you see, but want to know more about what it’s like to be in this role? Check out the rewards of being a Tools Engineer on the Bungie Tech Blog.

Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.

Bellevue Pay Range

$109,000—$134,000 USD

Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:

  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position

  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date

  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually

  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked

Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!

Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.