Who We Are:


Founded in 1996, Firaxis Games is a world-renowned game development studio with an unwavering mission to “build games that stand the test of time”. The name Firaxis, a fusion of “fiery” and “axis,” communicates the company’s dynamic development process that results in the creation of ground breaking titles with unparalleled gameplay delivered to gamers around the world. Under the creative direction of industry legend Sid Meier, Firaxis has released dozens of hit games on multiple platforms and is recognized as an industry leader in game development.

Make Life Epic…for our Players, our Community and all Firaxians.


Be Accountable

Own Outcomes, Be Honest And Treat Feedback As A Gift.

Embrace Enthusiasm

Allow Space For Failure, Share Your Excitement And Let Passion Drive Outcomes.

People First

Treat People With Respect, Create A Culture Of Belonging And Act With Empathy.

Work Smart

Solve For Efficiency, Focus On Collaboration And Prioritize Improvement.

Gameplay Focused

Deliver Quality Game Experiences, Take Pride In Your Work And Put Players At The Center Of Every Decision.

Firaxis Games is seeking a motivated Senior Unreal engineer to join our development team. We're looking for an engineer with a strong foundation in software development who enjoys working on a diverse set of challenging problems. In this role, candidates will serve as a domain expert in Unreal Tech. We need candidates that bring a passion for teaching, sharing and mentoring. Firaxis is a highly collaborative and iterative environment. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to communicate easily and effectively with fellow coders, designers and artists.

What You Will Do

  • Consult with departments to understand project goals and requirements.
  • Provide direction and advice on technical decisions, architecture, and workflow optimization to ensure successful Unreal5 Engine integration
  • Set high standards for code quality, performance, and maintainability
  • Assist team to resolve difficult technical issues and address Unreal Engine-related challenges
  • On occasion, lead a small strike team to help address targeted challenges and opportunities in a particular project
  • Design and implement modifications, reorganizations, extensions, and optimizations to existing code base.
  • Actively maintain skill-set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry.
  • Optimize builds for memory and performance across many platforms.

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit

  • 3+ years of engineering experience using Unreal Engine
  • Some leadership capacity
  • A broad knowledge of Unreal's internals
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and mentoring skills
  • Highly proficient in C++ programming language.
  • Comfortable with multi-threading, templates, and optimizing
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Experience with multiple languages, frameworks and tools a plus.
  • Self-motivated and passionate about games.
  • Good team communication skills, able to translate rough ideas into concrete implementations


  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 networking

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.



Named World’s #1 Developer of the Year by Game Informer Magazine in 2012, Firaxis is very proud of its legacy of developing award winning titles. We have won multiple BAFTAs, D.I.C.E Awards, Game of the Year titles, and category awards (from “Best Strategy Game” to “Best PC Game”) across our products.

Additionally, our company was also featured in SmartCEO’s “Best-Run Book” for company culture and praised for a focus on “family, fun and flexibility.” Firaxis was also named a finalist in SmartCEO’s Healthiest Company Awards for 2016.

Firaxis Games prides itself on maintaining a quality of life inside and outside the studio – when our team members are happy and healthy, creativity can flourish. We offer boot camp fitness and yoga classes at the office, a free gym with shower, regularly catered lunches and breakfasts, biweekly Friday Happy Hours, company events and parties, and a “FunZone” complete with billiards, foosball, video games, and tabletop gaming space. We are also a philanthropic studio and offer employees the chance to volunteer with local charities and nonprofits throughout the year.

Full Time employees can also take advantage of Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, 401K retirement savings, a wellbeing initiative with the opportunity to earn cash rewards, an Employee Assistance Program, and paid time off and paid holidays.

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.

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