Vulkan Programmer

gregory@egosoft.com

Egosoft
Published
November 8, 2021
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How to Apply
jobs@egosoft.com

Description

Egosoft, the creators of the popular X space simulation game series, are looking for a programmer with Vulkan experience. You will work with other programmers, artists and testers to create high quality, scalable solutions that bring our own, self-developed engine to an even higher standard. Using your skills, you will shape the foundations of future Egosoft games.

You are confident in using the necessary tools and you strive for high standards. You document and share your progress as well as identify difficulties that arise, react in a solution-oriented manner and support your colleagues with advice and assistance.

This is a full-time position based in Würselen, Germany, and available immediately.

General requirements:

  • Able to proactively gather feedback from the entire team and translate it into your field of expertise
  • Open to close-knit teamwork, both locally and online
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Proactive and customer-oriented work approach
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management and self-motivation skills
  • Passionate about sci-fi, space and video games

Your skills:

  • Experience with Vulkan and associated shader languages
  • Strong background in OOP and C/C++
  • Experience with performance critical programming
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable code
  • Passion to develop new game technology

Nice to have:

  • Experience with with other graphics APIs and associated shader languages

Why us?

Egosoft is one of the most long-standing companies in the German games industry. As a fully independent company, we have been focusing on the development of the X game series (space simulation / sandbox) for over 20 years. Our international team enjoys direct lines of communication, flat hierarchies, employee-friendly working conditions, a high degree of flexibility and competitive salaries. In a familial environment, we rely on teamwork to achieve our common goals.

Located in the vibrant Meuse-Rhine Euroregion, the company location benefits from a fascinating, cross-border European diversity and an associated high quality of life - regardless of whether you ultimately want to live in Germany, the Netherlands or Belgium.

Interested?
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, including your salary expectations, to jobs@egosoft.com. Please be informed that we reserve the right to contact only selected applicants.

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