Firaxis Games is seeking a motivated Systems Engineer to join our development team. We’re looking for an engineer with a strong foundation in software engineering who enjoys working on a diverse set of challenging problems. Firaxis is a highly collaborative and iterative environment. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to communicate easily and effectively with fellow coders, designers and artists.


  • Develop high-performance, robust, maintainable code in a cross-platform environment.

  • Understand user workflows to develop software that is easy to use and improves productivity.

  • Design and implement modifications, reorganizations, extensions, and optimizations to existing code base.

  • Work closely with designers and artists to implement their ideas, providing technical, creative, and scheduling feedback.

  • Actively maintain skill-set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry.


  • Highly proficient in C++ programming language.

  • Comfortable with multi-threading, templates, and optimizing for size as well as speed.

  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills.

  • Experience with multiple languages, frameworks and tools a plus.

  • Strong 3D math skills.

  • Self-motivated and passionate about games.

  • Good team communication skills, able to translate rough ideas into concrete implementations

  • 3+ years industry experience.