Principal Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Location: Lisbon / Remote


While the fusion of game design and AI is integral, it's the harmonious blend of all game components — from gameplay to graphics, networking to physics — that defines our vision for Today. We're building a game where every component matters, ensuring a cohesive and top-tier player experience. As we push the boundaries of what's possible, we're looking for leaders ready to tackle the challenges and innovate alongside us.


  • Lead the technical direction of the game, ensuring a robust foundation for all game systems, spanning AI, graphics, physics, and networking.

  • Standardize and optimize feature & mechanics implementation in Today Project. Implement clean high-quality C++ code, blueprints, and optimization tools.

  • Mentor and collaborate with a diverse team of engineers, fostering an environment of innovation and technical excellence.

  • Engage with other departments, ensuring that the technical strategy aligns seamlessly with the broader game vision.

  • Champion the integration of pioneering technologies and methodologies to keep Today at the pinnacle of the gaming industry.

  • Address and solve high-level technical challenges, optimizing both performance and scalability.


  • Comprehensive experience with Unreal Engine 5, possessing an intricate understanding of its tools and capabilities.

  • High degree of proficiency with C++.

  • Demonstrable experience having shipped multiple games, with at least one in a lead engineering role.

  • A balanced grasp of various game development domains, including AI, with the prowess to meld them seamlessly.

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, adept at navigating complex technical challenges.

  • A deep-rooted passion for gaming, combined with a drive to innovate and set new industry benchmarks.

We offer competitive salaries and an open, friendly company culture. Our international team is structured around fast online communication. We value diversity and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all suitable applicants.