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Arkane Studios

Server Engineer

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Arkane Studios
🇺🇸 Austin, TX

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)