Senior Game Engineer

Salary Competitive

Senior Game Engineer

SYBO is growing. We’re releasing new games, building on the massive success of Subway Surfers as the most downloaded game of all time (4 billion downloads and counting!) and continuing to excite and surprise the most important people in the world: Our players!

We are a seasoned and accomplished team embarking on a journey to create one of the most successful mobile games ever, following our big success of Subway Surfers. Currently, we're seeking a Senior Game Engineer to collaborate with us in swiftly materializing fresh concepts. You will be crafting gameplay, meta gameplay features, UI elements, and seamlessly integrating the game with backend services. We look for an engineer with a broad skill set, who is as passionate as the rest of us for creating a highly successful title.



  • Collaborate with the development team to design, implement, and optimize game features for mobile platforms
  • Develop and maintain gameplay systems, including mechanics, physics, and UI/UX elements
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality code that meets project requirements and performance targets
  • Work closely with artists, designers, and other stakeholders to translate their vision into technical requirements and solutions
  • Apply industry best practices and adhere to coding standards, including the use of S.O.L.I.D. principles, YAGNI, KISS, and BDUF
  • Optimize game performance, memory management, and loading times
  • Collaborate with the QA team to identify and resolve bugs and issues in a timely manner
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and advancements in mobile game development and contribute to improving our development processes


    Your start at SYBO

    In your first month

    You will Familiarize yourself with our existing game development processes, codebase, and tools and gain an understanding of the project. You will slowly start contributing through individual tasks, code reviews and feedback to ensure high quality in our work. You will establish great working relationships across all our disciplines, such as art, design and QA.

    During your first three months

    You will start taking ownership of specific tasks and will be collaborating closely with designers and artists to implement gameplay mechanics, UI features and visual effects. You will be identifying areas for improvement within existing code and propose new solutions to enhance performance and scalability.

    Over the course of your first 12 months

    You will lead and drive critical game features and systems of high technical standards, and continuously optimize and enhance game performance and user experience. You are contributing to the overall technical roadmap and long term vision of our game development, and helping us develop and deliver a highly successful title.


    • Great communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills to effectively explain complex concepts to stakeholders of varying technical backgrounds
    • Professional experience in the mobile game industry, specifically working on F2P games
    • Strong knowledge of the Unity game engine, including its features, limitations, and optimization techniques
    • Proficiency in C# and a deep understanding of memory management principles
    • Ability to write clean, efficient code and apply best practices for software development


    Bonus points

    • Familiarity with the Entity Component System architectural pattern and with the principles behind data oriented programming
    • Experience working with native plugins for Android and iOS
    • Experience integrating with backend services and third party libraries


    About SYBO

    We're SYBO, the mobile games studio behind the legendary Subway Surfers, with over 4 billion downloads worldwide! Join our team in the heart of Copenhagen, where creativity flourishes in our new, state-of-the-art studio.

    If you join us, you'll have the opportunity to dive into exciting and creative projects alongside a diverse group of like-minded colleagues from over 40 countries across the globe.

    We truly believe you perform your best, when you have the equipment you need - and our IT team is always on hand to ensure you have access to the latest tools and gear, enabling you to be at your best - even remotely with a home-office budget!
    We also pride ourselves in taking care of your well-being, offering a delicious lunch buffet, a variety of healthy snacks, and regular social events to keep the energy flowing.

    Not in Copenhagen? Not a problem! We have in-house relocation specialists who will help you relocate, and feel right at home in Copenhagen and at SYBO!

    SYBO is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


      Perks and benefits

      This job comes with several perks and benefits

      Skill development
      Skill development

      Flexible working hours
      Flexible working hours

      Maternity / paternity leave
      Maternity / paternity leave

      Free friday beers
      Free friday beers

      Near public transit
      Near public transit

      Social gatherings
      Social gatherings

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      Working at
      Sybo Games

      Sybo Games is a brand and innovation house that turns ideas into captivating and clear-cut games and spin-offs for mobile devices. They are most famous for their global game hit Subway Surfers. Working with a flat structure, every individual at Sybo Games is an expert within their domain. Every production method is kept agile: fail fast and then make things function. Because of regular team meetings, working hours are mandatory between 10-16, but you can come earlier or stay later within the controlled flexibility of the schedule. Sybo Games have monthly Friday bars and movie nights where they feature both awarded and more unorthodox B-films. The social scene is extensive and besides the obvious interest in gaming it also offers Artistic Nights with a creative focus as well as a running club.

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