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Arkane Studios

Lead Online Engineer

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Arkane Studios
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Austin, TX

Overview

Arkane Austin is looking for a Lead Online Engineer to join us and lead our online technology group as we experiment with new types of immersive sim gameplay.

Responsibilities

  • Report to the Director of Engineering and manage a small team of engineers whose responsibilities include the design, implementation and management of game client and server replication logic and communication, as well as a small self-directed team of backend engineers.
  • Manage design and implementation of client/server technologies and systems, including suggesting improvements and new systems that could benefit our titles.
  • Work closely with Gameplay and Design teams to ensure the backend technology is solving the needs of our titles.
  • Work closely with other members of the team and set priorities
  • Contribute as an active member of the Online team

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working in online games
  • Substantial work on at least one shipped AAA game title
  • Excellent knowledge of C++ including reviewing modern C++ code
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with source control (Git, Perforce, etc.)
  • Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
  • Excellent delegation skills and ability to empower others on the team
  • Ability to accurately estimate schedules and deliver 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

  • Previous experience as a Lead Engineer or higher managing a team of engineers.
  • Experience with multithreaded, real-time systems
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Unreal Engine 4 network experience
  • Experience working in Linux environments