Lead Software Engineer - Platforms - CRYENGINE

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

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples*


  • Provide strategic direction for CRYENGINE’s mobile devices and game consoles domain.
  • Ensure the reliability of platforms support.
  • Act as mentor.
  • Contribute to the development of user interface applications related to the platform support.
  • Gather and verify strategic requirements across multiple projects for the platforms 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 platforms 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.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • 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, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Experience with large code bases.
  • Team player and self-driven.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.


  • Previous experience in working with Linux or Mac.
  • Experience with programming for game consoles and online distribution platforms (Steam/PS/XBox).

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), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. 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.

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