Forgotten Empires is a full-service game developer focused on Windows PC games. While headquartered in the U.S., our team consists of 80+ passionate individuals from around the globe, each of whom brings a unique skill set and perspective to the table. Since 2022 we are part of Keywords Studios.

We are currently looking to add an experienced Software Engineer to work on Age of Empires: Legacy. As a programmer with us, you will use your awesome skills in C++ to help us to bring our games to realization. In return, you will be part of a creative and supportive team environment with the ability to have a direct impact on the development of top-tier games.

Are you up for the challenge?

Some of the cool stuff you'll be doing:

  • Working in a C++ codebase on a custom (legacy) engine.

  • Generalist skillset, we’re not looking for a specialized set of skills.

  • Maintain and develop features for the game and the tools that go with it.

  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team on features.

  • Regularly debug, profile and optimize code.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Proven C++ experience

  • Some experience working on video games

  • Experience working in a team environment.

  • B2 English level – conversational and written.

  • Player/Development experience with RTS games is a plus (especially Age of Empires)

  • You will be asked to partake in a technical test to prove your skills.

Location: Must be local to Málaga, Spain


We offer competitive employment packages to suit your individual circumstances.

Forgotten Empires is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.