Job Vacancies - C++ Team Lead

We’re looking to hire a team leader to run our virtual sports development team, helping build on our existing market leading product and take it to the next level.

You’ll need to be a strong C++ programmer with understanding of all aspects of game development including graphics, sound, physics and performance. Part of your role will be to set the standard of development, so you will have a high level of attention to detail and desire for clean, accurate, well written code. Our games operate in regulated markets, so you’ll not be happy with hacked code or poor standards.

You should also be organised and able to organise others, defining schedules, deadlines and priorities and communicating these to the rest of the team and stakeholders.

Ideally you will also have a couple of other languages behind you like C#, SQL, Java, Lua, Python and will be comfortable adding to your skillset and taking on new challenges.

Part of the role will be a technical mentor and guide for the team, advising management on best practices and processes and helping get them implemented while developing the skills of your colleagues.

Understanding of the setup and use of CI tools like Jenkins or TeamCity and used to working with JIRA would be a big advantage also.

Excellent communication skills are a must as you will be interacting with back-end developers, clients and management on a daily basis.

For further details of this position please forward your CV and your salary requirement to hr@mtg.im. No agency applications.

Skills and Capabilities

Required

  • Excellent C++ skills, preferably in a 3D gaming environment including development, debugging and optimisation
  • Extensive experience game architecture and software design and used to supporting a live product
  • Proven leader of both people and technology
  • Ability to set and stick to deadlines with excellent estimation and organisational skills
  • Proactive problem solving attitude, able to come up with solutions and make them happen
  • Ability to communicate clearly with clients, team members and management
  • Desire to learn new skills and technologies
  • Sense of humour

Desirable

  • Experience in the gambling/eGaming industry
  • Good database skills (MS-SQL)
  • Detailed understanding of statistics and probability modelling

Key Attributes

Be innovative: Everyone can get involved in helping drive our projects forward. Everyone is empowered to make things happen so we need people that speak up, challenge the ordinary and see the big picture.

Be passionate: Our team has enthusiasm, zeal, drive and motivation. You will need to demonstrate that you care and are passionate about what you do.

Have fun: We believe that in order to deliver your best you need to have fun at work. There is pressure to get things done and deadlines to meet, but we want everyone to have fun doing it.

Build team relationships: You will need to operate effectively within a team of diverse people, and build professional relationships with your team and senior management

Who are we?

First established in 1996 MTG has over 20 years’ experience of providing technical solutions to private and public sector industries. Today we provide technology products, consulting and support services in a single package to diverse industry verticals and sectors. Through members and strategic partnerships, MTG has access to over 150 technical experts and a service footprint covering the UK, Isle of Man, Channel Islands and ROI.

MTG Software is the development division of the Manx Technology Group. Our aim is to provide comprehensive development services whether the client is a start-up or established organisation, whether they require a custom software solution for your company or need to integrate new or update old systems. Our projects are varied across different industries and technologies and our team works across diverse stacks and project requirements on a daily basis.

For further details of this position please forward your CV and your salary requirement to hr@mtg.im.

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