Systems Engineer

Team Terrible
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March 14, 2024
Full Time
Dundee, SCT

Based in Dundee, Scotland, Team Terrible is an independent game development studio known for creating the worldwide hit, The Baby In Yellow. We take pride in crafting fun, memorable experiences for all ages, and are on the lookout for talent to join us on current and future projects, across PC, Console and Mobile.

We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated Systems Engineer to support our development teams. We’re looking for someone who is confident in developing and improving low-level systems; who takes an active interest in improving the efficiency and productivity of their team; and who has demonstrable experience in multi-platform game development using Unreal Engine.

At Team Terrible, we celebrate differences and believe that diversity in all its forms enhances our creativity and innovation. We encourage people from all walks of life, no matter who they are, to apply for this role.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating and improving gameplay and platform systems to meet project requirements
  • Working with technical and non-technical team members to improve our tools and workflow
  • Managing engine and app builds
  • Updating and maintaining SDK integrations
  • Supporting the development of new gameplay features and content



  • 5+ years of experience in games or software development
  • At least one shipped multi-platform product
  • Proficient in C++
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine, particularly the build pipeline
  • Experience with tools design and usability



  • 1+ years of experience in a Systems Engineer or similar role
  • Experience developing for mobile and current generation console platforms
  • Experience with C#, Java, Python and Batch scripting.


What We Offer:

  • 🌟 Dynamic and innovative work environment
  • 📚 Training opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge
  • 🏝️ Unlimited holidays, promoting a healthy work-life balance
  • 💼 Competitive salary & benefits, including bonuses
  • 🛡️ Comprehensive life insurance
  • 🕹️ Opportunities to work on personal projects, fostering individual creativity
  • 🌍 Work on ground-breaking titles like "The Baby In Yellow"
  • 🤝 Collaborative team atmosphere
  • 🏞️ Based in Dundee, a thriving hub for creativity and innovation



Ready to be a part of something terrific? Send your CV, portfolio, and a brief cover letter telling us what makes you a perfect fit for Team Terrible.

We appreciate every application, but will only reach out to those selected for an interview.

Team Terrible

Born from the exhilarating chaos of game jams, Team Terrible strives to create unique and exciting experiences for international audiences the world over, one terribly awesome decision at a time.

The company was founded in 2021 by ex-AAA developers Aaron Baumbach and Greg Lee. The duo's dedication and expertise led to the creation of "The Baby In Yellow", a game that was originally crafted in just 48 hours for the GMTK 2020 game jam. The success and reception of this game, boasting over 200 million downloads, became the catalyst for the birth of Team Terrible.


Our Culture

Nestled in the sunny city of Dundee, Scotland, Team Terrible stands as a beacon of innovation and creativity in the gaming industry. With a growing team of senior developers boasting AAA and AA game development backgrounds, we're more than just a company; we're a friendly team of passionate creators. Our collaborative atmosphere and dynamic work environment are the driving forces behind our ground-breaking IP and unique gaming experiences.

At Team Terrible, we prioritize your growth and creativity. Enjoy continuous training, a healthy work-life balance with unlimited holidays, and a competitive salary with rewarding bonuses. Our comprehensive insurance packages ensure your well-being, and we champion individual creativity, offering opportunities for personal projects.

Featured Game

The Baby In Yellow is a Lovecraftian comedy horror game where you must look after a suspicious child and survive his attempts to take control.

Over the course of 8 chapters this creepy bundle of madness must be well-fed, clean and most importantly, kept entertained.

This may not be your first babysitting job, but it could be your last. So listen to that whisper in your head, the one that tells you to obey, and everything will be fine.

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