Field Application Engineer

Location: Dublin

Havok has been at the cutting edge of innovation in game development for over a decade. We provide cross platform game engine technology used in AAA titles, with top clients such as EA, Sony, Activision, Nintendo, Ubisoft, Bungie, Guerrilla, and DICE. We have a unique environment made up of talented, small, stable teams. We provide each of our engineers with an opportunity to make a real impact on our environment, our business and the direction of our industry standard products. The Field Engineering team has the technical knowledge and experience to lead potential customers from evaluation to technical acceptance stage. We have an immediate opening for a Field Application Engineer (FAE) with a background in C++ and 3d mathematics, to work closely with our customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Each Field Engineer will be expected to take responsibility for, and strongly influence the products they support and the customers they work with at Havok. Feedback from customers will play a significant impact on the development lifecycle
  • Work directly with product management and customers to understand their requirements and suggest the most appropriate solutions
  • Work with customers on 3d graphics & physics technology using the Havok middleware product range, including Havok Physics, Havok Vision, Havok AI and Havok Animation
  • Lead potential customer’s technical progress from the evaluation phase through to technical acceptance
  • Work with optimized code in C++ for the very latest hardware platforms e.g. (PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, Wii, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Android, iOS, Windows)
  • Work directly with customers, often on-site, to ensure they are getting the most from Havok products
  • Deliver technical presentations that communicate the value of Havok’s technology to a wide variety of interests at conferences, trade-shows, and other occasions
  • Keep up to date with the latest technical developments in Havok’s product lines, as well as latest developments and products that deliver competing technology

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in C / C++ development (3-5 years preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience in 3D mathematics, 3D graphics or 3D modelling tools
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to build relationships with customers
  • Experience working with customers to understand their technical requirements
  • Ability to advise customers on the best way to use/integrate Havok technology
  • Experience/understanding of Game Engine development
  • Willingness to travel

At Havok, we offer a unique environment and opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in a challenging role with real job satisfaction.We have a supportive environment where you will have career, travel and research opportunities. We operate in high spec, relaxed offices in some of the most exciting cities around the world. Our salaries are competitive and we provide excellent benefit and relocation packages. We at Havok are very proud of who we are and what we do. We hire people based on their talent and potential to contribute so if you think you have what it takes we want to hear from you! Havok is an equal opportunity employer.