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We want to give our players the most immersive Assassin's Creed game possible, to create an unforgettable experience. You will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s iconic and legendary IP’s, developed across multiple Ubisoft studios.

As Senior Programmer in the VR Performance Team, you'll be jointly responsible for the technical design and the architecture of our game, specifically in the areas of runtime performance and memory footprint. This includes analyzing bottlenecks, rewriting code to improve performance, and reviewing the technical designs and code of other feature teams and making recommendations

Job Description

Your Impact:

  • Be a point of contact for the technical performance of the game and features

  • Design, implement, maintain and optimize game and engine systems in Unity C#

  • Code review the work of your peers and provide valuable feedback

  • Identify risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems

  • Help the Lead Programmer in hiring and interview processes as needed

  • Share your knowledge with others on the team regularly

  • Keep your skills current and be continually learning

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of development experience and shipped at least two AAA titles (or equivalent)

  • Master, Bachelor or equivalent in computer science or engineering (Masters counts for 1-2 years experience)

  • Strong programming skills in Unity and C#

  • Excellent grasp of memory and performance bottlenecks within Unity, VR, and Android devices and experience with the tools and techniques to find them

  • Proficient in refactoring and optimizing complex, sometimes entangled, systems

  • Knowledge of how to use the Burst compiler and Jobs to optimize is a big plug

  • Strong code reviewing and debugging and problem solving skills

  • Understanding of multi-threaded principles

  • Ability to work efficiently with a large existing code base

  • Knowledge of different software development methods (e.g., Agile, SOLID, Unit Testing)

  • Knowledge of software development environments and associated tools. (e.g., Visual Studio or Rider, Perforce, JIRA, etc.)

  • Excellent time management, reporting and documentation skills

  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written and a positive team-player attitude

  • Experience with C++ programming is a plus

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: We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions

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

  • English And German Classes For Free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English

  • 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

  • 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

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