Software Engineer

Jul 26, 2023
London, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


Position at SEGA European Head Office

Software Engineer

Based at Sega HQ, Brentford, West London.

Hybrid - 2 days per week in the office, 3 days flexible.


Why Us:


SEGA employees are passionate about entertaining the world with creative, innovative experiences while being part of a vibrant gaming community. We are a global company with the resources to match, coupled with a place where everyone knows each other on a first-name basis, working together to create innovative experiences, one community at a time. Our world-class development Studios span the UK, France, Bulgaria, and Canada. Known for quality and creativity above all else, our studios include, Amplitude Studios, Creative Assembly, HARDlight, Relic Entertainment, Sports Interactive, and Two Point Studios.


As a Software Engineer, your role will be crucial in identifying and addressing workflow issues by designing and developing tools. You will collaborate closely with a variety of internal teams at our pillar studios and at SOE, both in making decisions about tools and working directly on different codebases. You will have the opportunity to explore new ideas and leverage the freedom of the role to shape it in a direction that you believe will bring the most benefits to the business.


We believe that delivering the best games relies on having the best people, so we are constantly investing in our people through our benefits package, flexible working, and our community-focused, people-centric culture. Our industry-leading compensation and benefits include competitive salary and bonus schemes, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, health screening, electric car scheme, home technology scheme, Microsoft package discounts, and much more!

Why You:

You are a Software Engineer with experience developing backend tools, workflow/process tools, user interface tools, using any framework, and an understanding of a title’s journey from early development through to release. You have excellent coding skills, and experience using a variety of programming tools. Essentially, you have a passion for video games and an understanding of the ever-changing nature of the video games industry. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Working within the Technical Services Team on both new and established tools, including localisation pipelines, generative AI tools, UI tools for QA, and others.
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders and the development studios, identifying workflow problems, developing technical solutions to these, and pushing for their widespread adoption where appropriate.
  • Continuously look at the technical capabilities of the business, and actively work to improve these where possible.
  • Writing well-structured code, considering the cost of ongoing maintenance.
  • Working to a schedule to deliver value on time, keeping stakeholders updated on progress.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • A degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficient in producing well-structured, coherent, and maintainable code.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving abilities to effectively tackle complex and multi-faceted challenges.
  • Experience in test automation, process automation, or any similar skillset.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Highly organized and deadline-driven, delivering work efficiently within set schedules.


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:


At SEGA, we celebrate diversity and believe in a diverse, inclusive, and equitable world in which everyone feels valued and respected regardless of what they look like or where they come from. Whether you’re a prospective employee or a full-time member of staff, we want you to feel involved and supported in all aspects of our work and to have amazing opportunities during your time with us regardless of your background.  We welcome people regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, neurotype, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.


SEGA is a place where staff have a voice which is integral to our success as a business. Our inclusive, passionate people are empowered to educate, inform, and build awareness through our inclusion and wellbeing staff-led values groups which include DEN (Disability Employee Network), RISE ​(Reinforcing Inclusion through Solidarity and​ Equality), Women at SEGA, PRIDE, SEGA Minds (group supporting mental health), Momiji (group that celebrates our Japanese heritage, language, and culture) and VIBE (our social and engagement committee).

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