Junior Engine Programmer

Jul 02, 2022
Boston, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Junior
Full time
... Office work

The Junior  Engine Programmer will be part of a programming team extending UE4/UE5 for our next and future titles. You will have a unique opportunity to learn and grow as an engineer as you work on a new project and team. You will architect the systems and tools that empower the team to create great games. We’re entering an exciting new chapter in our development, and would love for you to help shape the way we grow.

This role reports to the Lead Engine Programmer. It is a full-time salaried position with a hybrid WFH model based out of our office in the greater Boston area. Relocation assistance is available.


  • Work on requested engine enhancements which deliver on requested functionality and performance.

  • Develop new engine systems based on guidance from senior team members.

  • Work on improvements to our pipelines and tooling.

  • Debug engine or game issues and suggest or implement solutions.

  • Research tools or technologies that could enhance our ability to deliver great engine systems support.

  • Optimize for memory, CPU, and rendering performance.

  • Strong C++ experience and an interest in architecting engine systems and tools.

  • Candidates must have a US work permit or citizenship

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to be creative in finding solutions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently.

  • Curiosity, kindness, and a positive and professional can-do attitude.


Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working in Unreal Engine 4/5.

  • Experience developing for consoles.

  • Previous game engine development or game project work.

  • 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision plans available - for employees and dependents

  • 401K with matching

  • Company paid long & short term disability plans, and life insurance

  • Profit sharing plan

  • Unlimited PTO and flexible schedule

  • Some positions available for Remote work

  • Many opportunities for advancement as our team grows and takes on new challenges 


The Molasses Flood is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embracing and celebrating diverse thoughts and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at The Molasses Flood is based on ability  – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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