Server Engineer

Overview

Arkane Studios is looking for a Server Engineer to join our team in developing AAA games for PC and consoles.  The successful candidate will have expert knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation and continuing support of large scale client/server applications using primarily C++.  Extensive experience developing online games is required.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about technology, have excellent problem solving skills and a desire to work in a creative and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Works with other engineers to architect and refine game systems and online features related to online games (client-server networking optimization, integration with backend services, data authority management, game persistence, etc…)
  • Works with designers, artists and other personnel involved in the development of products as required
  • Test and refine code and systems throughout the development cycle of the project
  • Diagnose and fix live service issues

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent C++ knowledge
  • 5+ years professional software development experience writing client-server game applications
  • At least one AAA title shipped as a contributing online engineer
  • Experience with multithreaded programming
  • Expertise with network programming and optimization
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
  • Writes clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Accurately estimates his/her schedules and delivers high quality work products to that schedule
  • Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude

Preferred Skills

  • A passion for gaming and a working knowledge of online products
  • Experience developing for an online environment
  • Experience with testing frameworks
  • Experience optimizing code for memory and CPU utilization
  • Experience in a “Live” environment (ongoing support of a product after launch)

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Our diversity fuels our innovation and inspires us to create game worlds that bring us closer to the global community of players we serve.

What to Expect

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Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.

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