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Tool Programmer (Flight Sim)


May 2, 2022

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Looking for a Tool Programmer to join us !

We are looking for a talented, rigorous, and involved Tool Programmer to work on Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The role of tools programmer is essential within this project, he improves daily production efficiency by providing creation tools as close as possible to user needs.


- You hold a diploma in computer science (engineering school or similar training)

- You have strong knowledge of C ++

- You have a good level in GUI / GUI development, and used to using GUI libraries (ImGui / Qt / Wpf / ...)

- You have a very good ability to listen and adapt

- You are sensitive to the well-being of your users, as well as to their satisfaction

- You demonstrate rigor and reliability

- You regularly use version management tools (Perforce / Git / SVN)

- You are comfortable in reading/writing/speaking English

And if you...

- have good knowledge of at least one scripting language (PowerShell, Python, ...).

- have an additional interest in aviation or flight simulators

...then this position is for you!


Within the Tools team, you will work on an already substantial codebase. You will be responsible for developing, improving, and maintaining the in-game creation tools for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Here are the details of your missions:

- Depending on your area of ​​expertise and your aspirations, you can work on content production tools for simulation, as diverse as: the plane editor, the environment editor, the mission editor, the cinematic editor or the editor of VFX

- In communication with the production teams and modders, you will take into account the feedback and will be able to propose your technical solutions

- You will also work in close collaboration with your Engine and Gameplay colleagues to find pragmatic solutions adapted to the existing code

- You will ensure the support of your developments via several communication channels (Internally / Chat / Forum)

- You will also be in direct contact with your colleagues from the QA team, who will certainly want to test the latest features before deploying them to several hundred users

- You will take part in the drafting of the public documentation of your tools

- You will present your work to your Tools colleagues during reviews, always with joy and good humor


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  • Luncheon vouchers card
  • Year-end bonus and holidays bonus
  • Profit sharing
  • Pay rises for good performances: an incentive policy conducted through the staff evaluation

Health & Well-being

  • 100% coverage of health insurance and provident fund whatever your situation (solo, duo, family)
  • Snacks, coffee and local products offered by the studio
  • Access to the studio media library: free loan of games and consoles
  • Sports lessons organized

Transportation & Housing

  • "1% logement": Assistance in renting or purchasing a home
  • 50% public transport subsidy for home/office travel (SNCF, Tram, Bus, Bicycle)
  • A local bike, private and safe, at your workplace

Relocation support

  • Mobility bonus: Coverage of your train/plane ticket to Bordeaux
  • Relocation allowance: €1,000 bonus to help cover part of your moving fees
  • 2-month Hotel accommodation near the studio while you find your accommodation on site
  • Partnership with a relocation agency: in charge of accompanying you in your housing search until you sign your lease

Other benefits

  • Works Council (organization of a Christmas tree, reduced rates)
  • Vacation vouchers, CESU vouchers, culture vouchers
  • Christmas coupons