Tools Programmer

Programming · Frisco/Remote, Texas
Department Programming
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Tools Programmer

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time and on-site Tools Programmer to join our game development team.  As a member of the Tools Team, you will maintain, enhance, and extend our current game development tool set. The ideal candidate is a strong C++ programmer that is eager to apply their excellent problem solving and communication skills in helping our development team create awesome video games.


  • Maintain, enhance, and implement tools systems used by all projects
  • Interact with project team members to gather, interpret, and discuss design requirements
  • Assist users in identifying and resolving tool and/or workflow issues


  • Computer Science degree and/or 2+ years experience in professional software development
  • Advanced C++ skills
  • Proficient C# skills
  • Ability to design flexible, extendible, and performant software
  • Experience with a variety of computer-related languages and tool-related technologies
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Excellent UI/UX design skills
  • Excellent creative problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for developing high-quality software

Bonus Points For:

  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine
  • Background in creating and maintaining tools systems
  • Experience working in large codebases.


Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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  • Location
    Frisco/Remote, Texas
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience