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Lead Software Engineer

About Smoking Gun Interactive

Smoking Gun Interactive (SGI) is an industry leading independent game development studio focused on creating revolutionary gaming experiences.  It was founded in 2007 by the award-winning industry veterans and creative forces behind the highest rated strategy game of all time. Since that time SGI has developed a wide range of games- from original IP, AAA game concepts, to mobile apps, console titles, and even immersive online experiences.

About the Opportunity

SGI has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Software Engineer to join our team in Vancouver BC.

In this role, you will work on varied areas of game programming in a highly collaborative environment, with a focus on server-side development experience. You will also be responsible for driving a team of programmers and producing high-quality, efficient, clean, and modular code.

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent combined with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a programmer in the game industry (or a related field).

You will also have shipped at least one AAA game as a senior or lead programmer. 

strong work ethic and a positive "can do" attitude will be critical to your success in this role, as will your ability to go above and beyond and work within a team environment towards a common goal. Above all, you will be forward thinking in regards to what impact design and implementation decisions will have on the overall project during each phase of development.

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you today!  

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a competitive annual salary based on your skills and experience. You will also receive the following benefits:

  • Eligible for incremental raises in accordance with company policy on an annual basis
  • Eligible for discretionary bonus based on employee and company performance
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits
  • Subsidized MSP Premiums
  • LTD and Life Insurance Coverage
  • 2 weeks of vacation per calendar year (Prorated for 1st Year)

Best of all, you will be welcomed into our casual and collaborative environment, and you will have the opportunity to join a high caliber, experienced team. 

Don't miss this great opportunity to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment and grow your career with a leading local employer - APPLY NOW!