Do you want to make a big difference at a small studio? Paradox
is on an ambitious journey to explore and expand on Grand Strategy
Games, a genre we invented and want to take to new heights. To do
this, we are looking for a Tech Lead in Malmö to solidify the hows
to our projects' whats and whens.
You will collaborate with other programmers, game designers,
artists and QA, creating and expanding on one of our world-class
Grand Strategy games. Your team will be small and autonomous where
each member has a big impact on the finished game. In other words,
at Paradox Malmö, you will play a big part in a small studio
building a grand game.
This role comes with a lot of responsibility; you will be
expected to lead your team towards a shared goal as well as being
accountable for the technical delivery to get there. You will play
a key part in the project and studio leadership making sure
technical solutions are well aligned with game vision and release
Balance technical decisions in both project and studio
Lead, coach and follow up other coders to ensure good
architecture, performance and maintainability.
Break down and estimate features and flag high risks with plans
When not directly leading the team you will spend time on
software architecture and developing different aspects of the game
such as gameplay systems, AI, networking, graphics, user interface,
our scripting language and optimization (typically 20-50% of your
Excellent understanding of modern C/C++ (C++11/14).
Experience of leading development teams or larger technical
initiatives from pre production to live product
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience with C++
Strong sense of independence and an ability to take long-term
ownership of your features.
You are comfortable in English, both written and spoken
Experience and interest in PDS Grand strategy games is
considered an advantage
Some of our benefits include:
If you think that this description matches you, we highly
encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview
candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements,
please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in
Paradox might compensate for this.
At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply
about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no
matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a
great addition to our team.
Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!
So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this
into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This
is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at
Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!
Work Small teams and accessible managers means that your
contributions are important to us
You are close to the final product, our community and our fans -
we encourage you to interact with our community and players
directly through social media, our forum, and via streams
Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on
crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is
Social Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks &
Yearly company parties
Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots
of board games
Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after
major movie/show launch
Development Leadership courses available for all employees
We continuously send employees to conferences and development
opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom
Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from
everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the
Compensation Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once
Participation in our company wide profit share program
5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year
For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance
(Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and
Our Culture In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for
a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to
discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put
into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we
continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural
pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:
Paradox Interactive is a leading global publisher of PC-based
strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the
company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States
and Europe. We have offices in Stockholm and Umeå, Sweden. We work
with renowned distributors world wide and are present on all major
digital download portals. We share a passion for gaming and gamers
and our goal is to provide deep and challenging games with hours of
gameplay to our growing 2 000 000 + member community.
Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.