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Software Engineer - Gameplay

Harmonix has an immediate opening for a passionate, motivated, and highly skilled Gameplay Engineer to join our world-class team. You will work with designers, artists, musicians, and engineers to bring our work to life on brand new IP, across multiple platforms.


  • Invent, prototype, iterate on, and deliver novel gameplay mechanics.
  • Implement robust, user-friendly, designer-facing tools and pipelines.
  • Write clean, bug-resistant, well-documented and efficient code.



  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of industry C++ programming for PC or console.
  • 2+ years of game programming
  • Demonstrated ability to build robust, complex gameplay systems.


Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Regularly exercised strong applied math skills (discrete math, simulation, or signal processing).
  • Worked creatively and cooperatively with cross-discipline teams.
  • Familiarity with audio systems and their integration into gameplay mechanics.


Harmonix Music Systems is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/AAP