Senior Game Programmer

Programming & Engineering | Sumo Pune
Full-Time / Permanent

Established in 2007 with the founding of our Pune studio, Sumo India is renowned for co-developing some of the biggest AAA games in the industry. With offices based in Pune and Bangalore, our vision is simple, to create exceptional game experiences with exceptional partners and people. We are a co-development studio and support/ work with our UK studios on a lot of different games: Sackboy A Big Adventure, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Team Sonic Racing, and Forza Horizon 5
It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo, winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio; big things are on the horizon, and we want you to be part of our continued journey. Join us – view our website here!
Role highlights
A Senior Programmer contributes to code development processes across the game. A C++ expert with specialisms if any, like multiplayer gameplay, systems programming, backend networking, performance optimization, and graphics will be a great fit.
As a Senior Programmer you’ll:
• Write high-quality source code for complex game elements.
• Architect and own game features.
• Mentor junior team members and set good examples.
What we are looking for:
• Comprehensive knowledge of game engine architecture and hands-on expertise in engines like Unreal or Unity.
• 5+ years of C++ programming for games.
• Ability to deconstruct large problems into monitorable architectures and implement them with ownership. 
• Good understanding of 3D math and graphics.
• Experience with large-scale pipelines for asset processing.
• Experience having shipped at least 2 game titles (preferably for consoles). 
• Hands-on knowledge of source control and asset management tools.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Useful if you can:
• Think critically and apply analytical skills to solve complex problems.
• Function effectively within a large team.
• Quickly master tools and development processes.
• Take direction and criticism.
What we offer:
Sumo India also offers a highly personable benefits package that has something for everyone, no matter where you are in your career.
Financial: Annual bonus, an employee referral scheme, 1st time home buyer bonus, Wedding bonus. 
Work-life balance: Hybrid work model, Flexible working, 22 contractual days holiday, 8 festive holidays, 4 statutory holidays, birthday day-off, 4 weeks of paternity leave, Maternity leave as per law, and options to buy or sell up to a week of annual leave*.
Health and Wellbeing: Health insurance, life insurance, Mental health service, critical illness cover*, and funded flu vaccines/eye tests.
Personal Development: Structured My Development pathway, regular appraisals, annual salary reviews, access to the Udemy learning platform, 5 learning days per annum, award-winning L&D team, and yearly attendance to the Sumo Developers Conference*.
Extra Perks: A variety of in-studio perks, regular care packages, studio days out (family welcome), sabbaticals (at 5 years of service), and an annual gaming subscription.