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Unreal Middleware Integration Engineer

Job Title: Unreal Middleware Integration Engineer

Mercuna develops cutting-edge AI navigation software, empowering game studios to create sophisticated AI that seamlessly navigates virtual worlds.  Be a part of our innovative team and contribute to the future of gaming technology.

We are seeking an experienced Unreal Engine/Gameplay Programmer to support our customers building Mercuna into their games and improve our Unreal integration. If you are passionate about advancing AI navigation software and working with AAA game studios, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a bridge between our development team and game studios, providing technical support and insights to ensure successful implementation
  • Collaborate closely with AAA game developers to understand their requirements and tailor our C++ middleware solutions to enhance gameplay experiences.
  • Spearhead the integration of our cutting-edge AI navigation middleware into Unreal Engine.
  • Debug and optimize AI systems to ensure seamless integration with Unreal Engine while maintaining high performance standards.


  • 3+ years experience in Unreal Engine, with expertise in AI or gameplay programming.
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and familiarity with Blueprint scripting.
  • Experience working for a medium or large games studio.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development, or a related field.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively engage with both internal development teams and external game studios.
  • Ability to adapt to evolving project requirements and tight development timelines.


  • Competitive salary, private health insurance and company pension scheme
  • Hybrid working from our office in the centre of Edinburgh with views of the Castle
  • Flexible working 4 or 5 days a week
  • Collaborative startup environment at a growing profitable company
  • Opportunity to work closely with renowned AAA game studios and industry experts.

If you are ready to be at the forefront of AI navigation technology and contribute to the success of AAA game projects, apply now with your resume and a cover letter showcasing your experience in Unreal Engine. Join us in revolutionizing AI navigation for the gaming industry!

You must have the right to work in the UK (we are unable to sponsor visas) and be able to attend our Edinburgh office twice a week.

Mercuna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Application procedures

Please send a cover letter and CV to [email protected], including the job title in the subject line.

The cover letter should include why you are interested in this role and evidence of how you meet the criteria of the role.