Server Engineer

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ZeniMax Media
Full Time

Job Description

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.

*Position based in Austin, TX. Will consider remote.

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)

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do - from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

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


Company Information

ZeniMax Media is a unique global media organization bringing together a powerful creative force of world-class game developers, artists and designers, programmers, and leading executives and talent from traditional media.

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do – from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

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

Dice Id : 10134305
Position Id : 1402
Originally Posted : 8 months ago

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