Junior Software Engineer
- Applications close on Sunday 11th April @ 11pm
- This role will have a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in our East London studio. You will need to have the right to work in the UK from March 2021 and be willing to relocate to London.
- Applications with no cover letter will not be accepted. Take the time to tell us why you would love to work at Sports Interactive.
- Applications with no C++ experience will not be accepted.
2021 sees us continue with our exciting growth plans and as a result, we have some amazing opportunities across all teams within Sports Interactive for Junior Software Engineers. You do not have to love football to work at Sports Interactive but depending on the team that you want to work in, it can sometimes help.
We are looking for University Graduates with little or no working experience, but who can demonstrate a solid understanding of C++. We can offer you an exciting opportunity within the games industry and we’ve a proven track record of developing talent.
We get a lot of applicants and we have set a high-quality bar for entry; you will stand out from the crowd if you can share examples of your code or give us links to try out games or apps that you’ve made as part of your University course or in your spare time.
Those of you who make it to an interview will need to take an online coding test.
DEPARTMENTS YOU COULD WORK IN
- Central Technology
- Tools and Automation
- Match Engine
- Competition and Rulegroups
Sports Interactive (SI) is a multi-award-winning game development studio and the world’s leading developer of sports management simulations. Founded in 1994, SI became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006. Based at the Here East technology hub in Stratford, East London, the SI team continues to expand as it brings its titles to an ever-growing audience via an increasing variety of delivery platforms.
SI has enjoyed sustained commercial and critical success for its extremely detailed and immersive simulation experiences. Its games are amongst the highest-rated PC titles (according to Metacritic) and frequently occupy both the ‘top selling’ and ‘most played’ charts on Steam.
The Sports Interactive team is diverse and international, bringing together world class and high potential talent with a combined passion and drive for creating genre-defining games. Team members enjoy a flexible working schedule and a relaxed studio environment that encourages a close-knit, collaborative approach to game development.
SI is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. Our studio has disabled access and facilities.
SI offers a generous benefits package to all full-time team members including gym membership, in-house massage therapy and private healthcare (including dental). The studio is also a London Living Wage employer and proudly boasts one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry with just over 30% of the current full-time team members having been at the studio for 10 years or longer. SI also has many longstanding partnerships with leading charities, local schools and major sporting organisations.
Further information on Sports Interactive, its games and life at the studio can be found at www.sigames.com.
This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder. It does not form part of the contract of employment.