Senior Gameplay Engineer

Fairfax - Virginia - United States - Industry - High Tech - Engineering & Design - Other

We are hiring a Senior Gameplay Engineer to help bring our client’s massively multiplayer online role-playing game to life. This position would be at either our client’s Fairfax, Virginia Headquarters, or the Seattle, Washington satellite office.

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Jeremy Stevenson, Account manager

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About this role


  • Work primarily within our server code to implement features from combat to crafting to guilds
  • Make forays into client code to expose those features to the user

About you


  • Fluency in C++, C#, or Java
  • Avid and thoughtful gamer, especially of MMORPGs
  • Strong data structures and algorithm skills
  • Broad general understanding of game systems such as combat, physics, and pathfinding
  • Knowledge of network programming considerations
  • Experience with both C++ and C#
  • Experience with JavaScript and web development
  • Strong 3D math skills (linear algebra, calculus, trigonometry)
  • Prior experience creating client/server systems
  • Experience with metrics and analytics, especially in games
  • Understanding of distributed systems
  • Mastery of threading and concurrency
  • Prior experience and expertise in a specific specialty such as AI, physics, or combat
  • Prior shipped titles in the game industry
  • 7-10+ years (depending on experience) of game development experience, preferably in the MMORPG space
  • Experience with MongoDB or other document-oriented data stores
  • Degree in computer science or a related field
  • Experience with functional programming (LISP, OCaml, Haskell, etc.)

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Vacancy number: PUB262119
  • Location: Fairfax
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: High Tech
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, April 5, 2020
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Jeremy Stevenson

Account manager Brunel Canada - Toronto

+1 416 244 2402

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