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Lead Software Engineer - Mobile Platforms - CRYENGINE

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Employer Crytek
Category Engineering
Location Germany
Reference 913

Crytek is looking for an experienced and passionate Lead Software Engineer to lead and support our CRYENGINE Mobile Platforms team at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.


  • Provide strategic direction for CRYENGINE’s mobile platforms domain
  • Ensure the reliability of mobile platform support
  • Contribute to the development of user interface applications related to mobile platform support
  • Gather and verify strategic requirements across multiple projects for the mobile platform domain
  • Actively promote open and effective communication between internal teams, external partners and any other interested stakeholders
  • Delegate effectively, while involving team members in decision making processes
  • Act as a role model to all staff and always in the best interests of the company
  • Undertake technical training/teaching of the team
  • Take ownership for the effectiveness of the team in maintaining and developing their own systems
  • Improve mobile platform support in CRYENGINE for use in both internal and external projects
  • Create and maintain modules to be used for automated testing purposes
  • Contribute to Developer and end-user documentation
  • Provide support and training to internal and external Developers when required
  • Master internal processes and ensure such processes are maintained by the team


  • 5+ years of professional software development experience within the games industry or an equivalent
  • Previously held a Senior or an equivalent position and highly experienced in working with Android NDK/iOS
  • Have been involved in the development of at least one mobile game
  • Excellent knowledge of C++
  • Excellent understanding of:
    • Mobile architecture
    • Performance measurement and optimization
  • Experience with any game engine, but preferably CRYENGINE
  • Experience with large code bases
  • A team player and be self-driven
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong affinity for transparency
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany


  • Previous experience in working with Linux or Mac

What you can expect from us:

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

For more information visit www.crytek.com and www.cryengine.com.