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Backend Programmer

Division: Bethesda Game Studios - Dallas | Department: Programming | Location: Dallas , TX, US

Bethesda Game Studios Dallas is looking for a skilled backend engineer to build, maintain, and monitor online services for our games.


  • Your responsibilities will include implementation and maintenance of game backends and infrastructure.

  • You will focus on creating reliable business logic and tests, while keeping high system maintainability and availability. You will also participate in code and architecture reviews with other members of our programming team.

  • You will be working closely with game teams to help identify areas where the backend can improve player experience.


  • We are looking for candidates with strong problem-solving skills that can continuously learn and apply software industry best practices.

  • This position requires strong experience in one or more scripting languages like Javascript, Ruby, or Python. In addition, we also require some experience with one or more programming languages like C/C++ with an unmanaged memory model for backend integration and contribution to the game or game engine technology when needed.

  • Since you will be working with data and models, you also need to be able to understand and write SQL. Familiarity and experience with one or more database engines is a plus.

  • This role requires experience with IP networking and application protocols. Familiarity with UDP/TCP and HTTP is a plus.

  • Knowledge of data encryption and TLS is also a plus.

  • Production experience with cloud computing, such as Amazon Web Services, or interest in learning and training in this area is a plus.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Ruby, Javascript or Python

  • Experience with C/C++

  • Familiarity with SQL

  • Familiarity with IP networking

  • Understanding of data encryption and TLS

  • Familiarity with AWS cloud

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