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Tools Programmer (Flight Sim)


September 21, 2022

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Why this recruitment?

The goal is to develop a new UI production flow for Microsoft Flight Simulator via an in-house tool that will be used by our development teams.

Why wouldn't you want to skip that?

Because it's the opportunity to contribute directly to a legendary video game license, with very high quality standards (+90 Metacritic).

This role will also allow you to have a strong impact on the daily lives of studio developers, with a tool that will make life easier for many colleagues.

Your team :

You will join the Microsoft Flight Simulator Engine team, and your “customers” will be the artists and programmers of the UI team. On a daily basis, you will have direct contact with 15 teammates. You will be under the supervision of Eric, Lead Engine Programmer.

Your missions:

• You will learn about specifications that are already well advanced for this new tool, it is up to you to challenge it and implement its development.

• You will work closely with your Engine and Art colleagues to find pragmatic solutions adapted to the existing code.

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

• You will provide support for your tools via several communication channels

• You will take part in writing the documentation for your tools

• You will present your work to your colleagues during reviews



Keys to success in this role:

• You have in-depth knowledge of C++

• You like to develop production tools

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

• You are very comfortable in communication, you have easy contact

• You regularly use version management tools (Perforce / Git)

The little extra to be even more comfortable in this role:

• You have a good UI/UX sensitivity



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The next steps ?

  1. Review of your application
  2. Technical assessment
  3. HR interview
  4. Technical interview with the Leads of the project

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See you soon!

The Asobo team 

Asobo Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation


  • 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