Generalist Engineer

International applicants welcome

The Generalist Engineer is responsible for building great code. As an Engineer at Blind Squirrel Games, you will work as part of a small team to solve tough technical challenges in a high energy environment with experienced industry leaders and a highly collaborative team.

You will design, implement, and test as part of the development team.

This is a full-time hybrid position available to Auckland, New Zealand residents only to work based out of our Auckland studio at least two days a week with the option to work remotely for the remainder of the week.

  1. Create high-performance, robust, maintainable code in a cross-platform environment
  2. Evaluate existing technology architectures
  3. Extend existing systems to meet long-term needs of ongoing development
  4. Work with external development partners
  5. Adhere to team coding standards and practice
  6. Required to work independently and report to a manager
  7. Other duties may be assigned to accomplish company or department objectives

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field or equivalent professional experience
  • 1+ year professional experience as a programmer
  • 1+ year of professional or independent video game experience

Preferred Skills

  • Fluent in C/C++
  • Solid understanding of multi-threaded programming
  • Effective communicator in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience with the current PC development process


  • UE 4 or 5 experience
  • Mobile experience
  • Working with Xbox development kits
  • Native Android Development / Java
  • A passion for video games and game development

Applications close

February 28, 2023

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