Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to nearly 500 people, making up several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies.

Job Description

As Senior C++ Generalist Programmer, you will share responsibility for developing and maintaining low-level systems and overall architecture. You'll be working on multiple platforms and in areas such as memory management, loading, streaming, physics, audio and platform specific systems. As part of our feature teams, your work will include, but not limited to, technical health improvements, quality of life improvements and monetization features.


What you will do:

  • Work with precision and care on our live systems and frameworks

  • Provide the technical foundation for features

  • Maintain and extend the existing engine and frameworks, safeguarding and improving stability

  • Work on identifying and improving existing systems and identify new opportunities

  • Analyse, support and improve the performance of our features

  • Work on the architecture of our features, keeping long-term maintainability and scalability in mind

  • Work with the lead team on improving game stability and service reliability

What you bring:

  • 5+ years game industry programming experience

  • Strong C++

  • Knowledge of industry standard CPU and GPU architectures

  • Strong problem solving ability

  • Good knowledge of advanced mathematics and algorithms

  • Solid understanding of multi-threading software architectures

  • Experience in implementing performance critical systems

  • Good oral and written English

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer engineering or equivalent experience

Additional Information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance

  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform

  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect

  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket

  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year

  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice

  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you

  • Hybrid Work Model: Provides the flexibility to combine working from the studio and your home within Germany

  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Düsseldorf region

  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.