Performance Developer

Are you an avid gamer? Do you have a passion for quality? New World Interactive is looking for an experienced Senior  Performance Analyst to join our team! 
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Are you a passionate gamer who finds themselves considering how things could be sped up every time you sit at a loading screen? Do you have a natural inclination to really commit to squeezing just a little more optimization out of everything you do? Are you militant about getting 60fps at all times? If so, NWI has a perfect opportunity for you!

Who You'll Work With

Every day, a community with tens of thousands of gamers plays Insurgency, Day of Infamy, and Insurgency: Sandstorm. Our studio is dedicated to crafting the world’s most loved tactical playgrounds, in these games, and in new ones.

The Quality Assurance Team has the responsibility of partnering with all the diverse talent on the project to ensure what they deliver meets our collective expectation of quality. A Performance Developer works closely with the Code team, Technical Art team, and Design team to help meet their needs to maintain the desired level of performance through the use of profiling, reporting, and benchmarking.

If the idea of collaborating with every department to define performance and then helping them achieve it sounds exciting, this is the role for you!

What You'll Do

We need a Performance Developer who can own performance for our new multi-platform (PC/Console) game. You will need to use various performance and profiling tools to isolate performance issues and then effectively report and communicate core problems to relevant team members; analyze and aggregate performance data to draw clear conclusions about performance while satisfying development requirements; and work with other teams to define performance targets, while supporting the maintenance of those targets and benchmarks with automated tests and reports.

Who You Are

You are passionate about video games and making them perform. You like to deconstruct the technical elements of a game to figure out how it works and then come up with ways to optimize them.  Your previous experiences with the entire development lifecycle of games from concept and prototyping to launch and live operations will provide you the resources to succeed. You have the ability to prioritize work independently and in a team environment.

Must Haves

  • 2+ years of 3D game development experience of AAA or performant demanding titles
  • Programming or Scripting skills capable of parsing large sums of data
  • Unreal 4 Engine experience pertaining to performance or Technical Art
  • Experience developing on gaming platforms such as PC, Xbox, and Playstation
  • Familiarity with Jira, Perforce, and UE4 Profiling tools
  • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders from all levels of the company


  • Programming languages such as C++, Unreal 4 Blueprint, C# or SQL, Python or HTML/Javascript
  • Experience shipping games simultaneously on PC and console
  • Shipped FPS title(s)
  • Experience with distributed teams

Why New World Interactive

At New World, we believe in our team’s happiness. We respect the well-being of our teammates and believe healthy, happy, and passionate employees are the result of a best-in-class work environment.

We believe in inclusivity. We create an environment of safety where everyone feels like they belong. We value every team member for the skills they bring, regardless of their gender, demographics or community. We ensure everyone has the same opportunities for advancement.

We believe in teamwork. We appreciate the value that is created by every team member working together with trust, collaboration, responsibility, and accountability. We celebrate success.

We believe in creativity. We enjoy solving problems and trying new things. We rely on unique and varied perspectives to continuously improve. We promote autonomy within the team.

We believe in putting players first. We empathize with our players and keep the user experience and user impact at the forefront of our decision-making.


  • Unlimited PTO and Sick Days
  • Studio closure for one week in December
  • Continuing Education and Personal Development Benefits
  • Extended Health Benefits (Drug, Vision, Dental, Specialists)
  • Cost-of-living raises
  • Bonus Program

New World is an equal opportunity employer. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by the Employment Equity Act in Canada.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

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