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System Programmer, Unannounced IP
Department and team
Behaviour Studios / Programming
Status
Permanent - full-time
Location
Montreal, QC
About Behaviour Interactive
Celebrating its 30th year, and with more than 1,000 full-time employees, the studio has enjoyed immense success with its original IP Dead by Daylight, which now has more than 50 million players around the world and across all platforms. Behaviour holds co-developer credits for some of the gaming industry’s largest titles (such as Assassin’s Creed, Gears 5, Call of Duty and Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2) and developed an unparalleled, award-winning culture within the gaming industry. Winner of Deloitte Canada’s Enterprise Fast 15 and Best Managed Company awards and listed as one of the Best Places To Work – Canada by GamesIndustry.biz in 2021, Behaviour is a leading development studio, cultivating career growth and talent development within the gaming industry. Behaviour counts among its partners some of the world’s most renowned brands, including Microsoft, Sony, EA, Warner, 2K and many more.
The Role
Since several work modes are offered to all our employees (100% from home, Flex, 100% in-office), job opportunities posted here are available whether you live in Quebec or Ontario, unless indicated otherwise.

We are now looking for experienced System Programmers to design, implement and refine the game experience we provide our users. In this role, you will be an integral part of the development team and will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the different basic functionalities in craft, optimization and adaptation from a platform to other ones.  

In this role you will :
  • Code in C++ engine-related items.
  • Optimize both memory and performance in systems that have to scale from high-end to mobile systems.
  • Diagnose and solve common problems - such as load times, memory usage and performance problems - to improve the robustness of the engine.
  • Work closely with cross-discipline teams including programmers, designers, animators and artists.
  • Optimize the game code taking into account that some of our games will be live and online ones.
  • Be an active participant to our code review's process.
What we're looking for :
  • 3+ years of experience as a Programmer in the game industry. 
  • Strong skills in C++ programming and multithreading.
  • Experience in many different engineering areas with a special attention given to low-level code and deep optimization.
  • Well versed in software engineering principles, especially API design.
  • Strong understanding of how a game engine work and of editor concepts.
  • Familiarity with development tools and profiling on modern systems, including PC, console and mobile.
  • Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, keeping the right balance between usability, performance, reliability and power.
  • Bonus point - Development experience with Unreal.
  • Bonus point - Development experience with Windows.
Joining Behaviour means being part of a company that believes in equity and diversity. We base all employment decisions on merit, qualifications, and competence. We will never discriminate on the grounds of national or ethnic origin, health, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or disability. The masculine is used without any discrimination and for the sole purpose of lightening the text.
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About Behaviour Interactive
Celebrating its 30th year, and with more than 1,000 full-time employees, the studio has enjoyed immense success with its original IP Dead by Daylight, which now has more than 50 million players around the world and across all platforms. Behaviour holds co-developer credits for some of the gaming industry’s largest titles (such as Assassin’s Creed, Gears 5, Call of Duty and Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2) and developed an unparalleled, award-winning culture within the gaming industry. Winner of Deloitte Canada’s Enterprise Fast 15 and Best Managed Company awards and listed as one of the Best Places To Work – Canada by GamesIndustry.biz in 2021, Behaviour is a leading development studio, cultivating career growth and talent development within the gaming industry. Behaviour counts among its partners some of the world’s most renowned brands, including Microsoft, Sony, EA, Warner, 2K and many more.
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