Lead Engineer

Engineering – Kirkland, Washington


Harebrained Schemes is looking to hire a Project Lead Engineer to help with continued development of HBS’s turn-based strategy games. This is a full time, on-site position at Harebrained Schemes’ offices in Kirkland, Washington.

What You’ll Do

Lead the tech direction for a new HBS project

Build, manage, and help mentor a team of up to twelve individual engineers

Contribute directly to architecture decisions for your project

Participate in architecture and code reviews to maintain high quality

Oversee and help maintain coding and process standards throughout your project

Develop game specific code as needed

Collaborate with the Core engineering team to address individual project needs

Collaborate with project leads to deliver the highest quality game possible

Required XP

You have long history as a games industry professional.

You have 2 or more years of experience as a manager and have shipped at least one title in an engineering management role.

You have 2 or more years of professional Unity development experience.

You are an excellent C# programmer.

You have a broad knowledge of game technologies and tools.

You have good communication skills and are comfortable working in a highly-collaborative environment.

Bonus XP

You’ve shipped a modern Unity title.

You are passionate about turn-based tactical games, BattleTech experience is a plus!