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Destiny Engineering Feature Lead – Sandbox Gameplay

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Do you love games and the technology that enables the crafting of multiplayer experiences? Do you enjoy collaborating closely with creative talent? Would you like to help Bungie continue to build amazing gameplay? As a Gameplay Engineering Lead at Bungie, you will collaborate with other engineers to extend and improve the Destiny 2 sandbox and help formulate our strategy for extending it in a constantly evolving live-service environment.  You will learn how Destiny’s gameplay systems work and you will learn our networked gameplay architecture. Most importantly, you will work with a fun and dedicated team devoted to creating world-class gaming experiences.


  • Guide six Destiny 2 gameplay sandbox engineers
  • Collaborate with design leads to develop technical solutions that meet their needs
  • Manage two to four gameplay engineers, providing support, technical mentorship, constructive feedback, and career development coaching
  • Be a driver, decision-maker, or guide for technical decision-making in the area, as appropriate


  • Ability to build and maintain production quality C++ code.
  • Experience designing and building player gameplay features
  • Effective communication with fellow engineers to jointly design, write, and review code through team consensus and alignment
  • Ability to communicate with customers from both technical and non-technical backgrounds to help them navigate technology and achieve their goals
  • Mathematics background in trigonometry, linear algebra, and calculus


  • Experience leading (managing, mentoring, or guiding) engineers through planning, developing, and shipping is a huge plus
  • Experience with entity-component architectures for implementing gameplay
  • Experience working on a live service game
  • Experience working on networked gameplay
  • Experience working on animation

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