Senior Tools Programmer HOUSEMARQUE / Helsinki, Finland

PUBLISHED: February 17, 2022

Housemarque is looking for a Senior Tools Programmer for our next big game!


Housemarque is looking for a Senior Tools Programmer to provide the best possible tooling for other developers to bring their game development tasks to fruition. As a Senior Tools Programmer, you’ll be working in an agile team, collaborating with other tools programmers and the developers who use the tools.

Senior Tools Programmer’s responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the content pipeline
  • Implementing and maintaining tools for content developers
  • Implementing and maintaining frameworks and guidelines that promote shared ownership of debug functionality
  • Complementing the DevOps team with developer workspace tooling

We expect you to have:

  • 5+ years of experience in tools programming or similar
  • Collaborative mindset and communication skills
  • Desire for maintainable code
  • C++ skills
  • Fluent written and verbal English skills

We also value:

  • Experience in professional video game development
  • Other programming language skills like C# and Python
  • Eye for user experience
  • Passion for video games


At Housemarque, we believe “Game is King!” because gameplay always comes first.

With technical excellence and compelling narrative, spiced with our trademark neon flair and top-notch audiovisual feedback, we want our players to always feel actively engaged with the worlds we have created for them.

Our latest Award-Winning game Returnal, released on PS5 in 2021, embraces all these qualities. THIS is our DNA!

We value Nordic work-life balance by growing sustainably and ensuring our employees have the time and means to develop personally and professionally during work time.

We were established in 1995 with strong roots in the Finnish demoscene. In June 2021 we joined the PlayStation Studios, after years of partnership.

If you wish to join us for our next journey, apply today!

What we offer to you?

  • Competitive salary, benefits, healthcare, Nordic work-life balance
  • Tailored immigration and relocation package to help you get settled into Finland
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere at our cozy Helsinki office
  • Freedom, flexibility and openness in a collaborative culture
  • Brilliant, diverse and empathetic colleagues to work with
  • Exciting and ambitious projects executed with the best tools
  • Access to Playstation Studios collaboration, games and more!

This is a permanent, full-time position based in Helsinki, Finland. 

We will start interviewing promising candidates immediately so please apply as soon as possible.