Finland, Helsinki

Senior Engine Programmer

We are looking for an experienced engine programmer for our internal engine team. The engine team is a small and independent team that maintains our internal tech stack, and works seamlessly with our game teams to revolutionize the way we develop games at Supercell. You will be focused primarily on our multi-platform C++ engine, editor, tools and content pipelines. You will be expected to iterate and integrate improvements to the engine and tools working alongside coders and artists from game teams, as well as other core technical teams.

We’re looking for someone like you, who ideally has years of experience, and knowledge acquired from the gaming industry. Whether you have broad experience in engine and tools development, or are a specialist in one area - we want to hear from you. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a proactive programmer who works directly with game teams to deliver world-class mobile games.

If this sounds like you and you're interested in finding out if Supercell would be a great fit for you - hit that apply button.


  • Maintaining, improving and developing editors, tools and plugins for game content creation and asset pipelines on desktop platforms
  • Working closely with game team artists, coders and designers to identify workflow issues before planning and iterating on tools and technical improvements
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to game engine and other core tech code bases used by live and upcoming games, targeting multiple mobile platforms
  • Maintaining existing engine and shared codebases used across multiple live products
  • Engage with the wider development team here at Supercell to help shape the future of our tech


  • Strong, professional experience using C++
  • Ability to quickly get up to speed with existing code, across multiple codebases and projects
  • Experience in writing custom editors and tools for game development
  • Game engine / 3D engine development experience
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical people
  • Driven, focused and willing to see projects through delivery
  • A true desire to help others produce their best work


  • Experience writing plugins for Blender or similar 3rd party content creation tools
  • ImGui or similar experience for developing in-house editors
  • Experience in iOS / Android development
  • Experience in Flash / Animate
  • Experience with build, scripting and orchestration tools, CMake, Jenkins/github, Gradle, Python etc
  • Experience in Java

On the Job

Wonder what working here could be like? Read about the experience of joining Supercell and the engine team from a Graphics Engineer here!

About Supercell
We are a game company based in Helsinki, Finland, with offices in San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Since our launch in 2010, we've released five games globally – Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars.
To make five games, we've killed dozens along the way. That's because we're obsessed with quality. Our goal is to make the best games – games that are played by millions, enjoyed for years and remembered forever. To achieve this goal, we create the best possible teams and give them the freedom and independence that are core to our success. Read More

You might love it here...
If you love to think, talk, play and make games, Supercell is the place for you. We're made up of proactive, independent teams with the freedom to do what they think is best for their players, our games and the company at large. We know that it takes more than just independence to make great games, so we also take very good care of our people – providing them with the compensation, work environment and resources they need to succeed. Read More

This position is in Helsinki, but you're not?
Luckily, moving to Helsinki is easier than you might think. No matter where you would be moving from, our dedicated people will help you from beginning to end. We're here to make sure the process is as smooth as possible for you, your family and whoever and whatever you're bringing along. Read More

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