Engine Programmer


In this role, you will develop new and existing systems in the Clausewitz Engine that powers Paradox Development Studio’s world-class Grand Strategy Games such as Imperator: Rome and Stellaris. As an engine developer you will also play a crucial role in bringing our titles to as many users as possible by developing support for different operating systems and distribution platforms. Currently we are interested in Linux experience in particular.

Design and develop new functionality in the Clausewitz Engine.
Improve and optimise existing engine and low-level systems.
Develop and maintain support for non-Windows platforms, such as macOS and Linux.
Develop and maintain support for non-Steam distribution platforms, such as TGP, GoG and Paradox Plaza.
Promote and uphold a high-level of code quality in the Clausewitz Engine.
Work closely with the game teams to provide engine-level development and support.

Required Qualifications
Excellent understanding of C++, including low-level algorithms, C++11 and software architecture.
Strong debugging skills and expertise of profiling / optimising systems and algorithms.
Experience developing on Windows (Visual Studio) and macOS or Linux.
Service oriented attitude with strong team-work and communication skills.

Experience in the following is a plus
Experience of working within the games industry.
Experience using Git and CMake.
Experience developing with game distribution platform APIs, such as the SteamAPI or GOG Galaxy.
Experience developing for non-PC hardware, such as console or tablet.

The right candidate is passionate about our games and is a mid-level or senior programmer who is motivated to write efficient and high-quality code. You will be an important part of the PDS Tech team who work closely with our game teams to deliver robust, efficient and flexible systems that bring our Grand Strategy Games to our fans. At Paradox, we pride ourselves in providing opportunities to develop and learn new skills so we are looking for candidates who are interested in expanding their talents and working with new technologies.
Some of our benefits include:

If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a great addition to our team.


  • Arbetsplats: Paradox Development Studio AB Stockholm
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 14 augusti 2020
  • Ansök senast: 25 augusti 2020


Västgötagatan 5
Stockholm, 11827

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