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Elsewhere Entertainment is looking for a Lead Network Engineer to join the development of a new IP.

Feed your creativity while collaborating with our team of highly-skilled developers to build something innovative, exhilarating, and expansively entertaining!

As a member of the Engineering department, you’ll oversee online and networking development.

You’ll help take the studio and our game from great to even better—with a focus on inclusivity, mutual respect (for ourselves and our players), thoughtfulness, empathy, professionalism, and collaboration.

You’ll help us by…

  • Architect and implement high performance network code solutions for client and server game logic

  • Develop networking code to interact with backend systems and online services

  • Maximize scale by optimizing network replication, reliability, and throughput

  • Partner with the engineering and design teams to build multi-server gameplay systems

  • Optimize and debug game network traffic and improve on existing network architecture.

You’re awesome because you have…

  • 5-7+ years of experience in network programming.

  • Excellent debugging and performance analysis skills.

  • Experience working on backend game systems or on client interface to backend game systems.

  • Experience with game networking techniques.

  • Deep knowledge of C++ programming and practices.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

  • The ability to collaborate and thrive as part of a creative team

  • Creativity in problem solving and a positive, respectful team-first attitude

  • Organization methods and the capability to meet deadlines

  • Comfort with self-critique and accepting outside feedback

Bonus points for…

  • Experience as a managing engineer.

  • Experience in other areas of video game technology.

  • Experience with multi-platform development, including PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.

  • Working in and extending an established code base.

  • Enjoyment of playing a variety of video game genres and titles

Not sure you meet all the qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

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We’re not just looking back at our decades-long legacy; we’re forging ahead to keep advancing gameplay with some of the most popular titles and sophisticated technology in the world. We have bold ambitions to create the most inclusive company as we know our success comes from the passionate, creative, and diverse teams within our organization.

We’re in the business of delivering fun and unforgettable entertainment for our player community to enjoy. And our future opportunities have never been greater — this could be your opportunity to level up.

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