Senior Rendering Engineer - Raytracing Specialist

Crytek is looking for a motivated and passionate Senior Rendering Engineer with focus on real-time raytracing for the CRYENGINE team in our Frankfurt am Main, Germany studio.
  • Develop and maintain CRYENGINE’s cutting edge raytracing pipeline.
  • Focus on the unique aspects of raytracing in the real-time context and develop effective hybrid solutions between raytracing and rasterization.
  • Conduct CPU and GPU performance and memory profiling and develop optimizations.
  • Research and implement next-generation rendering features.
  • Investigate, propose and implement generic data-flows and structuring suitable for minimum redundancy in the hybrid pipeline.
  • Maintain and extend the utility and usability of the raytracing pipeline layer.
  • Deal with the different abstractions of API-supported raytracing on a variety of current and future platforms.
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Rendering Engineer.
  • Master's degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Excellent C++ programming skills.
  • Thorough experience with aspects of raytracing (acceleration structures, computational complexity, approximations, sampling and filtering theory).
  • Secure utilization of math in the areas of mathematical analysis, linear algebra and computational geometry.
  • Familiarity with bi-directional distribution functions and their grounding in physical reality.
  • Efficient use of multi-threaded programming patterns.
  • In-depth understanding of the graphics pipeline and rendering APIs.
  • Profound experience with DirectX 12 or Vulkan.
  • Solid shader programming skills (GLSL/HLSL).
  • Strong GPU and CPU debugging and optimization skills (RenderDoc/PiX/Nsight).
  • Team player and self-motivated.
  • Desire to learn, share and contribute.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
  • Experience with consoles.
  • Deep understanding of the architecture and hardware pipelines of recent GPUs.
  • Effective utilization of SIMD instruction-sets, and other vector-parallel designs.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment. 
  • ...and much more! 

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