Sr. Unreal Engine Engineer


On Site
USD150,000 - USD200,000
Full Time


Sr. Unreal Engine Engineer

Job Details

job summary:

Sr. Unreal Engine Engineer needed for Full Time Onsite/Hybrid role with Randstad Digitals client in Bellevue, WA

The role for Senior Engine Engineer is for an experienced individual contributor that designs, develops, tests and maintains software for our game engine. It requires the use of independent judgment in engineering principles and practices in cross platform engine development to effectively write clear, maintainable, and portable code. This role anticipates, identifies, and articulates problem areas and develops preventative solutions with limited direction. A Senior Engine Engineer is expected, when pointed at a complex feature, problem, or project, to solve a wide range of challenges in resourceful and effective ways.


  • Extremely knowledgeable about Unreal Engine

  • Cutting edge of game development technology.

  • Experience at shipping games and aware of challenges at all stages.


  • strong knowledge of engineering principles, practices and area of specialization within engine development.

  • strong methodology and problem-solving ability.

  • Ability to take requests from stakeholders, clarify the requirements, formulate a plan, present that plan to the stakeholder, then execute.

  • strong ability to build productive internal/external working relationships, both providing and accepting information, feedback, advice, debate, and technical guidance withing engineering.

  • Able to partner with product management and technical leaders to properly track and document engineering efforts in JIRA.

  • strong ability to author code in the programming languages; C++ & Blueprint.

  • strong understanding of linear algebra.

  • strong ability to build clear and concise engineering documentation.

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of related or equivalent work experience.

  • Experience working in software development on modern consoles (Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, PC etc.).

  • Preferred experience working with cross-discipline teams within AAA Games.

  • Preferred experience shipping software on multiple platforms.

  • Preferred experience in product and service ownership within game development.


  • Worked in 2 or more game engines: Unreal Engine + another for context.

  • Worked on and shipped an online game.

  • Experience with many middleware products such as (Wwise, Multiplay, Backtrace, NSight).

location: Bellevue, Washington

job type: Permanent

salary: $150,000 - 200,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Independently design, develop, test, and maintain high quality software code for products and services under development.

  • Writes and implements clear, maintainable, portable code in C++ and blueprint.

  • Contributes to discussions on the project's technical limitations, scope, and scheduling.

  • Helps teams understand the engine / technology available, and how to make the best use of it in their game.

  • Proactively identifies and anticipates technical issues, edge cases and performance related issues and works to provide knowledge and tools so teams can address them.

  • Utilize Jira to track work for engineering projects.


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

  • C++
  • Unreal Engine
  • JIRA
  • Blueprints

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    At Randstad Digital, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad Digital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

    Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

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