Tools Programmers

Bethesda Game Studios @ Rockville, MD, US

Bethesda Game Studios Montreal is looking for a talented Tools Programmer to join our growing team that is pushing the bleeding edge for games on PC and Consoles. The Tools Programmer will work closely with artists, lead programmers, designers and producers to design, implements and maintain project development tools.


  • Work directly on content authoring tools used by the development team;
  • Work closely with the leads and other engineers to plan and build new tools and technology features;
  • Monitor performance and memory usage and plan and execute performance and memory optimizations;
  • Develop other game, editor, tools or infrastructure features as required;
  • Work well with other engineers, designers, artists and IT personnel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent;
  • 3+ years game industry programming experience;
  • Excellent knowledge of C++;
  • Experience with game engine content tools and pipeline;
  • Excellent systems design experience;
  • Experience with multithreaded, real-time systems;
  • Experience balancing performance and maintainability;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills;
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code;
  • Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Must work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks;
  • Passion for making GREAT games;
  • Experience playing previous Bethesda Games Studios games.

Desired Skills

  • Development experience on game consoles (Xbox One/PS4);
  • Excellence knowledge of QT;
  • Knowledge of the following: C#, WCF, WPF, Python.

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.