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Codemasters

Software Engineer - Online Services

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Codemasters
🇬🇧 Birmingham

At Codemasters we are at the sharp edge when it comes to the smooth and speedy delivery of our games to our millions of players world-wide. Our Network programming experts enjoys the ongoing challenge to manage the complex interdependency of the tech elements which bring the game to bear in perfect harmony. This is a role to enable a global multiplayer network and as such requires true video games specialism.

Key Duties:

  • Programming multiplayer game and server features
  • Take ownership for large game features or even complete platforms
  • Liaise with Designers and Programmers to implement key game features from inception to completion
  • Feature estimation and reporting to Team Lead

Requirements:

  • Fluent C++ deployed within a similar role in the games industry
  • Understanding of client-server and peer-to-peer networks and extensive experience in relation to games
  • Deep knowledge o& experience of the network libraries from at least one of the current games console platforms
  • A 2:1-1st class degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as games, computer science, maths or engineering
  • Experience using version control software in games
  • Ability to write clear and maintainable code pertaining games networks
  • Experience implementing multi-platform game client networking solutions on current console & PC platforms
  • Solid games industry track record, evidenced such as previously published products
  • Desirable; C# and web server programming

Personal Attributes:

  • An ideal candidate will be highly experienced in the industry, driven and self-motivated with top-notch attention to detail
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills proven in a games development environment
  • Good teamwork skills within a multi-disciplined development team
  • A demonstrable passion for and commitment to a career in games

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.