Senior Software Engineer C++

Overview is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for building various C++ based technologies and supporting our development studios as they integrate features into their games and associated tools.


  • Work with a team of experienced engineers to design and implement a wide variety of systems to support Bethesda Softworks games
  • Work with our development studios to develop and integrate platform features as well as modify and improve existing platform technology to support their needs
  • Build and maintain an internally developed C++ SDK that wraps and enhances core functionality for studio use
  • Document systems thoroughly, both in terms of technical design and end-user APIs
  • Mentor other engineers and ensure system quality by performing code and design reviews
  • Participate in the testing process through unit tests, integration tests, functional tests, test reviews
  • Provide ongoing support for existing games and applications


  • Extensive modern C/C++ experience from C++14 onwards
  • Strong understanding of C++ SDK design and development
  • Strong understanding of gaming and game development
  • Experience with systems and network programming (I/O, memory management, multithreaded development, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Experience with web-based technologies (HTTP, JSON, WebSockets, RESTfulAPIs, gRPC, etc.)
  • Passion for learning new technologies and trends, and the ability to choose appropriately between time-tested and emerging technologies

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in the games industry, particularly on consoles
  • Experience working with existing online gaming platforms (Xbox Live, Steamworks, PSN)
  • Experience working in multiple OS environments (Windows, Linux, iOS, Android)
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (Azure, AWS)

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do – from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

Our diversity fuels our innovation and inspires us to create game worlds that bring us closer to the global community of players we serve.

What to Expect

Submit to a Position

You will receive an automated email confirming we have received your resume.

Due to the high volume of applications received, it's not possible for us to respond directly to each candidate.

Don't see your desired position listed? Apply under "General Application" instead!

Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.

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