Senior Software Engineer (Multiple Openings)

Manticore Games is the developer of Core, a platform and community that is redefining how virtual worlds and games are created, published, and played. Core’s mission is to empower and discover a whole new generation of creators.

We are looking for Senior Software Engineers to join our team as we are working on a new form of multiplayer entertainment, revolutionizing the way we create, play, and share gameplay experiences.


  • Analyze Product, Design, and Art teams’ needs and then design, test, and develop client-server gameplay code to implement those concepts, tools, and processes.
  • Design client-server gameplay code in Unreal Engine and C++ environments for personal computers and plan how the pieces will work together on Azure or Google servers.
  • Ensure that engine code continues to function normally through software maintenance and testing.
  • Extend engine code as needed, and optimize CPU, GPU, and memory use.
  • Document every aspect of this system as reference for future maintenance and upgrades.
  • Collaborate with other computer specialists to create tools and pipelines to support the high-performance of user-generated content. 


  • Master’s degree in computer science or a related field and four years of game development and programming experience.
  • Experience must include all of the following:
    • Unreal Engine
    • PC and console platforms
    • Game networking concepts including peer to peer, client/ server, latency compensation, and the like. 

Job Site: San Mateo, CA 

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