Cold Iron Studios

Position Summary

Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our world class team working on our Aliens game. This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

Are you a passionate game developer? Is making an awesome game the thing that gets you out of bed in the morning? Do you want to work with a world-class team to make great games? We want to hear from you!

Your Day to Day

You can expect to be responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Write game, engine, and tools code using C/C++
  • Help design, schedule, and implement features that meet the requirements art, design, and animation teams
  • Communicate effectively with your peers and colleagues
  • Regularly debug, profile, optimize, and maintain code
  • Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with programs

Your Career Progression

Do the best work of your career! No, really, that’s what we expect of you. Come aboard and work with industry veterans all working to improve their craft and become better game developers. The small team atmosphere allows you to contribute more and have greater ownership over what you do day today.


  • Love of games.
  • A minimum of 5 years of industry experience
  • Ability and drive to contribute towards and advance all aspects of the game
  • Work independently and efficiently under deadlines
  • Excellent programming, debugging, and optimization skills

Would Love to See

  • Experience writing games (either on your own or professionally)
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with other programming languages (e.g. Go, Python, Javascript)


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, or related degree
  • Or equivalent industry experience


  • This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

About our Location

Cold Iron is a team of passionate game developers located in San Jose, California. We’re a diverse group of veterans with decades of experience developing and launching award-winning shooter, MMO, and action titles on PC and console. We launched Aliens: Fireteam Elite in August 2021 to critical acclaim and to a very devoted fan base.

Exceptional employee benefits, Remote work; 18 days PTO first year in addition to 11 paid holidays plus company-wide shutdown between Christmas and New Year’s Day; Robust Medical, Dental, Vision insurance coverage for entire family; Company matched 401k vested immediately; Flex Spending Accounts, annual stipend to help cover work from home expenses, ultra-creative environment.