Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

BANDAI NAMCO Studios Vancouver is looking for an ambitious leader who can provide a new level of expertise in the social and mobile games field. Our mission is to develop top­-tier social games aimed at the North American market. As the Lead Engineer, you will act as the engine driving the project forward.


  • Define product and technical specification with producers, game designers, artists and other engineers.
  • Design, build, test, deploy entire game systems and support other engineers.
  • Produce engineering proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and other documentation to support project development.
  • Ensure that the quality of products made at the studio meets BANDAI NAMCO standards and its customer expectations.
  • Create an efficient and productive work environment.
  • Team leadership including mentoring, goal setting and career development for your reports.


  • A degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of professional experience with at least 3 shipped mobile, console, PC game titles.
  • Expert knowledge in programming with C++, Unity/C#, iOS/Objective-C, Android/Java.
  • Broad knowledge of game development processes with expertise in at least 2 of the following: physics, AI, gameplay, rendering, online, tools, UI, audio.
  • Experience in building various pipelines and workflow to deliver high quality product.
  • Excellent knowledge of common algorithms, data structures, patterns, and the ability to apply them to problems while keeping constraints and performance in mind.
  • Able to create, manage and track schedules for a team of engineers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices.
  • Positive attitude and ability to provide and receive constructive criticism.
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, able to work independently.
  • Objective profiling, analytical, and optimization skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Being a tech enthusiast.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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