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Senior/Principal Software Engineer - Client

Manticore Games

Manticore Games

Software Engineering
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

We are looking for Software Engineers to help us build an interconnected, entertaining multiplayer experience. Our headquarters are located in San Mateo, CA but this role can be fully remote.


  • Designing, developing and implementing major systems.
  • Developing client-server gameplay code.
  • Assisting design and art in planning and implementing features and improvements.
  • Optimizing code and providing game performance feedback to other teams.
  • Developing tools and processes used by the team.
  • Maintaining and extending engine code.
  • Creating tools and pipelines that support high performance use of user generated content.


  • Four years or more of game development programming experience using C++.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines such as art, design and engineering.
  • Proven problem-solving and application of good software engineering practices.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related field, or significant industry experience as the degree equivalent.


  • Experience working on games that leverage UGC, or games that have significant online components such as MMOs.
  • Experience building and improving user interfaces, tools, back-end services, etc.
  • Experience using Unreal Engine.
  • Experience with PC targets.
  • Shipped products in a lead or senior position.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life/AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits
  • ADP Employee Discount Program
  • Daily Lunch (in office only)
  • Free Snacks & Beverages (in office only)

$112,000/year to $275,000/year

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