Microsoft Corporation Tools Developer in Redmond, Washington

343 Industries is looking for an experienced software engineer to help create our next-generation game editor to enable artists and designers to create innovative games in the Halo universe. We are looking for a talented and experienced programmer with proven ability to help us deliver a solid, usable system to create content for our AAA game title. As a candidate, you should understand and have experience with the challenges of large, real-time application development.


As an engineer on the core editor team you will work with other engine developers to modify our internally developed game engine to create the foundation on which all of our internal content editing features and pipelines will be built. You will work across many different disciplines to enable artists and designers to bring our game to life and push the boundaries of what people expect from real-time games. Lastly, you will work with producers to accurately schedule and coordinate cross-team to deliver polished, fully comprehensive experiences.


  • 3 years of professional C++ experience

  • 3 years of professional C# experience

  • Experience developing large WPF applications

  • Passion for creating amazing AAA game experiences

  • Previous experience shipping a game on the current console generation

  • Good understanding of algorithms, performance, optimization and debugging

  • Solid 3D Math skills (linear algebra and trig.)

  • BS degree or equivalent industry experience


  • Strong UX design sensibilities

  • Experience with different 3d art packages and pipelines

  • Experience with DirectX and graphics programming


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to

Development (engineering)