From critically acclaimed The Longest Journey to the very first sci-fi MMO Anarchy Online, to the brutal trials of Conan Exiles, our 30-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 400 people located in 5 studios - Norway, the US, Portugal, Sweden and Romania. 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!
Your Mission in Funcom
In this position, you will develop new tools to increase the productivity of the game and content teams, as well as help improve and extend existing tools and backend systems. This could involve working on standalone tools such as our Narrative Tool (to build in-game dialogue) and Text Tool (to localize game content), optimizing Python scripts and writing plugins for the Unreal Editor.
This is a position where the right candidate will have the chance to work end-to-end on 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 and content teams
• Improve and extend existing tools and backend systems
• Optimize Python scripts
• Write plugins for the Unreal Editor
We are looking for you to have:
• Experience with Python and C#
• Experience with relational databases (such as PostgreSQL)
• 2+ years of professional programming experience
• Strong communication skills (English is our working language)
• Desire and ability to write clear documentation for end users
In addition, ideally, you might also have:
• Experience with full-stack web development
• Knowledge of C++
• Experience working with Unreal Editor
• Experience with DevOps
• Knowledge of container-based development
We evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis and recommend candidates to apply as soon as possible!
Please apply in English.
We are a Scandinavian company and follow Scandinavian work values. For you, that means a flat structure where you can thrive, be yourself, 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.
Funcom Lisbon has a full-range development studio situated in Lisbon, the sunny capital of Portugal, in an area with famous cafés and sights near the river. The Lisbon team consists of roughly 80 people from more than 20 nationalities.
Funcom Lisbon offers challenging and interesting work, flexible schedules, relocation assistance, health insurance, meal allowance, gym discounts, social events, and a long list of other benefits. Even more: working at Funcom means being part of a family, with skilled and professional colleagues that share a passion for games.
We have a diverse, dynamic, inclusive, challenging, and engaging culture, with a basis of continued training and career development opportunities, and we encourage candidates from all walks of life to apply. Join us in a friendly environment of enthusiastic professionals willing to go the extra mile to deliver world-class games.