Lead Engineer
Full Time, Bellevue WA

First Strike Games is looking for a Lead Engineer to build the future of multiplayer gaming and our first product. This is a fantastic opportunity to hit the ground running with a new studio.

As a Lead Engineer at First Strike Games you will help build the architecture and systems of our first multiplayer title. Ideal candidates will have management experience, Unreal Engine experience, and a deep understanding of gameplay networking.


  • Work closely with designers, artists, and animators to develop new software systems
  • Monitor performance, security, and network reliability of gameplay systems
  • Develop test cases and integrate with the QA team
  • Self-manage time and responsibilities when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Hire, manage, and mentor the gameplay engineering team.


  • At least 1 shipped title as a Lead Engineer and 6 years experinece.
  • Have deep and current knowledge of multiplayer gameplay programming
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Experience with gameplay networking including prediction, replication, and lag compensation

About First Strike Games
First Strike Games is a multiplayer focused game studio founded by industry veterans. FSG is currently developing AAA experiences for PC and Console. For more information please visit www.WeMakeMultiplayer.com, or contact us directly at Careers@FirstStrikeGames.com.