Principal Software Engineer

Foundry ,
London, Greater London


Job Description

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. This is a remote position; anywhere within EU/UK countries. The Role. We are looking for a seasoned software engineer specialising in Real-Time Rendering to join our existing team of rendering experts working on rendering technologies across the Foundry portfolio. We're looking for a self-motivated developer with strong C++ and GPU graphics programming skills. Experience in software development lifecycle and knowledge of software engineering best practices are also required. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will help to ensure the quality, scalability, and extensibility of the code that were writing. Your daily work will involve the design, implementation, documentation and testing of code, liaising with other engineers in the team, the product owner and lead engineer as necessary to ensure that the code meets the requirements of the customer and is delivered in a timely fashion. It will be amongst your responsibilities to understand Foundrys business and the wider industry. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be encouraged to play an active role in communicating with external companies / customers, understanding and sharing requirements and proposed solutions. Where appropriate you may represent and support the company at external events. Requirements * Extensive experience of commercial software development and best practices * Excellent knowledge of GPU graphics programming, profiling and debugging * Excellent knowledge of OpenGL and/or Vulkan * Excellent knowledge of C++ * Strong understanding of multi-threaded programming * Strong understanding of computer architecture (CPU, GPU, caches, memory, etc) * Good track record of problem-solving * Successful experience of working in a development team * Good written and verbal communication skills Desirables * Knowledge of Metal and Direct3D 11 or 12 beneficial * Knowledge of Qt beneficial * Experience of developing rendering technology for the visual effects or gaming industries beneficial * Experience of cross-platform development including macOS, Linux and Windows * Knowledge of Python beneficial * Familiarity with Agile development practices beneficia Benefits (UK applicants only) * 25 days holiday + bank holidays * Pension scheme & life assurance * Health cash plan & medical insurance * Season ticket loan * Companys social events * Beer OClock Fridays * Gym Discounts * Learning & development plans * Foundrys discount & saving scheme