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Virtuos France
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95800 Cergy

Date : 01.12.2023
Reference : AFJV-EDEV108-26521

Virtuos France

With over 3,500 employees and 21 studios worldwide, Virtuos is one of the largest independent developers in the world.

Since 2004, the biggest players in the industry (2K, Activision-Blizzard, Bandai-Namco, EA, Microsoft, Square Enix, Sony, Ubisoft, Warner Bros...) have trusted us to co-develop graphical assets, levels, quests, complete DLCs, adaptations, or engineering missions. Our multicultural and cosmopolitan teams regularly have the opportunity to work on the most popular franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Callisto Protocol, DC Comics, Horizon, Marvel, Need for Speed, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider... To date, we have delivered premium content for over 2,000 different projects.

Avec plus de 3 500 employés et 21 studios à travers le globe, Virtuos est l'un des plus gros développeurs indépendants au monde. La France compte 250 employés rassemblés dans trois studios : Virtuos Paris, Virtuos Labs Lyon et Virtuos Labs Montpellier.

Depuis 20 ans, les plus grands acteurs de l'industrie (2K, Activision-Blizzard, Bandai-Namco, EA, Microsoft, Square Enix, Sony, Ubisoft, Warner Bros...) nous font confiance pour co-développer des assets graphiques, des niveaux, des quêtes, des DLC complets, des adaptations ou des missions d'engineering. Nos équipes multiculturelles et cosmopolites ont régulièrement l'opportunité d'oeuvrer sur les franchises les plus populaires telles que Assassin's Creed, Callisto Protocol, DC Comics, Horizon, Marvel, Need for Speed, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider... A ce jour, nous avons livré des contenus haut de gamme pour plus de 2 000 projets différents.

Virtuos France est à la recherche de femmes et des hommes d'exception, créatifs et inventifs, désireux de faire partie d'un groupe dont l'objectif est de façonner le futur du jeu vidéo. Lorsque nous recrutons des nouveaux membres, nous attachons une attention toute particulière aux trois valeurs de Virtuos : Confiance, Excellence et Positivité.
Virtuos recrutement

Junior Engine Programmer

48 candidates • Permanent contract Cergy (95)

Position Duties

For on-going and unannounced projects, we are looking for a developer who is motivated by versatile missions centered around engine programming or integration of cutting-edge technologies essentially on Unreal Engine 5 for AA or AAA games on PC, Xbox Series or PlayStation 5, and who can cover a wider scope if needed, including the development of game systems, implementation, analysis and performance optimization or the integration of third-party technologies.

Missions and Responsibilities :
  • Implement various features within the game engine according to the guidelines specified by the technical director and being under the supervision of the lead programmer.
  • Develop collateral features related to the game systems or the tools, if requested.
  • Get involved in the technical architecture defined for the game engine.
  • Collaborate with other team members and other development, art or production teams, local or remote.
  • Make propositions to improve existing functionalities, for the sake of the final quality of the game.
  • Deliver a clean, clearly commented and structured code, in respect of the suitable conditions of performance and reliability.
  • Integrate in game when necessary, any delivered asset (characters, environments, props, animations, cut-scenes, UIs, sounds, special effects, etc.).
  • Analyze and fix bugs identified in the source code (even if written by other developers).
  • Track performance or memory troubles (if any) and solve them by bringing appropriate optimizations.
  • Make sure the final results fit the expected quality.
  • Do reporting according to deadlines, as well as provide any necessary relevant information, which might be needed for efficient use.
  • When necessary, write a technical document explaining the developed or studied system.

Candidate Profile

Must have qualifications
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a engine or system developer in the video game industry or other low level software development field.
  • Be familiar with low level memory management, CPU system programming and IT system in general.
  • Proven experience with Unreal Engine 4 or other game engine.
  • Proficiency in C++ and object-oriented programming.
  • Excellent understanding of the code impact on performance and memory utilization.
  • Autonomous and proactive personality.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as good level of English both written and spoken.

Nice to have qualifications
  • Interest in optimization field.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Credited in one or several released games.

Additional Information

Permanent contract located at Cergy, France. Partial work from home possible.

What we offer
  • Open and collaborative employee culture ;
  • Team buildings and company activities ;
  • Healthcare plan ;
  • Work from home possible ;
  • Oversee work opportunities ;
  • Located in a green campus near RER ;
  • Meal allowance ;
  • Videogames and board-games library ;
  • Complimentary drinks ;
  • And more...


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