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Outplay - Core Tech Engineer

Core Tech Engineer


Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in Scotland. Currently celebrating our 5th year, our studio is a global leader in developing, publishing and distributing digital interactive entertainment for smartphones, tablets, and social networks. We have a colorful portfolio of innovative casual and mid-core titles for smartphones, tablets, and social networks such as Angry Birds POP, Alien Creeps TD, Bubble Genius, Crafty Candy, Mystery Match and many more!

Outplay is an extremely ambitious company, in almost 5 short years we have gone from 2 founders to the team size we have today. We have released 13 titles which have generated over 58 million downloads.

Life at Outplay offers a progressive culture, leveraging our current success onto the next.
This kind of trajectory is incredibly exciting to be a part of. Our team don’t just join us for their next role they join us to be a part of our journey.

Each product is developed and owned by the team; they drive the development, design, and creative direction of the products in coordination with our directors, marketing, and analytics teams so we offer a real hands-on experience. 

The Opportunity

We have a brand new role in our Engineering team for an excellent Engineer to maintain and expand our core libraries. The opportunity comes with the chance to work in several core tech areas focusing on server communication modules, networking, client authentication, settings, cloud saving, IAP, Ads providers, DLC, shared tools and pipelines, cross platform and native modules implementation.

The perfect individual will be a strong developer with the ability to work and communicate well in a team environment. You must be able to take initiative and make decisions about technical approaches. This role requires a passionate individual, with the ability to generate confidence and to share ideas, thoughts and opinions to help drive the project.

Desired skills

  • Excellent C++ knowledge
  • Passion for core technology programming (shared libraries and tools)
  • Demonstrable understanding of OO principles
  • Understanding of mobile development (iOS, Android and Windows 10 UWP as a plus)
  • Knowledge of Cocos2d-x is a plus
  • Knowledge of Qt is a plus
  • Wide understanding of game coding principles and techniques

The job is based in Dundee, Scotland.

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