From critically acclaimed The Longest Journey to the very first sci-fi MMO Anarchy Online, to the brutal trials of Conan Exiles, our 28-year history has set our players uniquely up for a journey to the harsh world of Dune, where the continual battle for survival and spice will bring a challenge that is Legendary.
The Funcom team consists of over 250 people located in 5 studios - Norway, the US, Portugal, Sweden, a newly opened Romania studio - plus an additional UI/UX hub in the UK. As part of Funcom’s ongoing growth, and completing a successful turnaround, Funcom is now backed by Tencent, the largest online gaming company in the world!
Now, our Core Tech department needs a Tools Programmer to help extend and improve our tools which are used by all internal game teams.
Your Mission in Funcom
In this position, you will develop new tools to increase the productivity of the game teams, as well as help improve and extend existing tools and backend systems. This could involve writing extensions to the unreal editor such as asset validation, working with the unreal build and automation tools or writing standalone tools such as a game item creation/management tool.
This is a position where the right candidate will have the chance to work end to end in exciting projects and new tools to facilitate the development of our in-house games. As a Tools Programmer at Funcom, you will use your experience to improve both the quality and robustness of the code, as well as improve the end-user experiences.
How you can have an impact in your position:
- Develop new tools to increase productivity in the game teams
- Improve and extend existing tools and backend systems
- Write extensions to the unreal editor
- Work on automation tools
We are looking for someone that has:
- Experience with Python or C#
- Experience in relational databases (such as PostgreSQL)
- Knowledge of C++
- Desire and ability to write clear documentation for the end-users
- 2+ years of professional programming experience
- Strong communication skills (English is our working language)
- Experience working with the Unreal editor and build tool (preferable)
- Experience with full-stack web development (preferable)
- Knowledge of container-based development (preferable)
- Experience with DevOps (preferable)
This position is open for flexible remote work for the right candidate and is also open to working from our studios in Oslo, Norway, or Stockholm, Sweden.
We evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis and recommend candidates to apply as soon as possible!
We are a Scandinavian company and follow Scandinavian work values. For you, that means a flat structure in which you can thrive, be yourself, and leave a mark in the studio and become an ambassador for our company values. We focus on Agile/Scrum methodology, and heavily value the importance of work-life balance in employee culture. Funcom values close-knit, collaborative individuals who crave creative ownership, a drive for constructive input, and a never-ending pursuit of evolution and quality.
Working at Funcom offers a flexible working schedule, relocation assistance, pension plan, healthcare package, social Fridays, and a long list of other benefits. Even more: working at Funcom means being part of a family of kind, skilled and professional colleagues that share a passion for games!
We have a dynamic, inclusive, challenging, and engaging work culture, with a basis of continued training and career development opportunities. Come join us in a friendly environment of enthusiastic professionals willing to go the extra mile to deliver world-class games.