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Lead Software Engineer - MMO Gameplay

Austin, TX or Remote, North America · Computer/Software

Monumental is seeking a skilled and passionate Lead Gameplay Engineer. This role will involve implementing new MMO gameplay features, iterating on play experiences, and working closely with design and production.  

About Us

Monumental is an independent game development studio based in Austin, Texas. We are self-funded, and use our endless creative freedom to explore new ways to play. We take smart risks.

We experiment and adapt continuously to create new experiences to delight our audiences. We learn quickly.

We play well together in a creative, entrepreneurial environment, and help each other achieve our big dreams. We share.

About this Role
As the Lead Software Engineer, you will...

  • Mentor and lead gameplay engineers
  • Develop game features in a client/server architecture
  • Write clean, well-tested, performant code, adhering to coding standards
  • Design systems with clear interfaces and automated unit tests
  • Support content pipeline tools and processes
  • Deliver and receive peer feedback in a constructive way
  • Analyze and optimize systems as required


  • 2 years experience as a Lead Engineer 
  • Experienced in C# and/or C++
  • Ability to write efficient, clear, and maintainable code
  • Proficiency with Unity
  • Positive and cooperative attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • 3+ years MMO or large distributed service development experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English essential, other languages a plus
  • Experience with scalable infrastructures
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems operating 24x7x365
  • Successful shipped MMO game title
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
  • Open paid time off policy


  • Monumental is located in Austin, Texas; we are happy to relocate you here on our dime, or you may work remotely
  • Candidates must be legally able to work for Monumental, LLC, a U.S.-based company
If this sounds interesting, please drop us a resume!

For more information, visit our website at http://www.monumental.io

Full Covid-19 vaccination is required to work in Monumental's Austin office.
Monumental LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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