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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Relicans are currently working remotely. We take the health and safety of our community, our staff, and their families seriously and are following local government guidelines. Relic provides each new hire with a Work From Home Allowance to upgrade your home office setup, so you can work effectively and comfortably. We are committed to transitioning to a work model where Relicans partner with their manager and team to create a hybrid or remote schedule, allowing you flexibility to do what you love.

Relic Entertainment is a wholly owned studio of SEGA. We are an award-winning developer of genre-defining games like Homeworld, Dawn of War, Company of Heroes, and Age of Empires. We have delivered rich, thoughtful strategy games throughout our history and our vision is to continue making games that people love to play.

We have a unique opportunity for a Senior Server Programmer to join our Network and Server team. As an integral part of our Core Technology group, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of the services and systems to support our online and multiplayer features. Your efforts will ensure the success of our games’ online capabilities.

As a Server Programmer, you will...

  • Develop server infrastructure needed for the next generation of our games
  • Iterate a growing service-based platform to support multiple titles across multiple platforms
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to review proposed features and develop them from definition to testing
  • Create highly scalable and cross platform software systems
  • Leverage your exceptional communication skills to build relationships with internal and external partners

You are great fit if you have…

  • Expertise as a senior server programmer, developing large scale web services
  • Strong knowledge of Java
  • Experience writing multithreaded code and distributed algorithms
  • A desire to learn and grow with us

It’s a bonus if you have…

  • A website or github account with samples of your code

Are you game? We’d like to hear from you!  

If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified but you're excited about the role, please feel free to get in touch - we'd love to learn more about you and see if you could be a great fit. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value our diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous and racialized peoples, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and people with disabilities.

Please apply through our careers page and we will be in touch shortly to let you know about the next steps.    

This is Relic 

We have a culture of kindness, transparency, and play. There is a lot of heart and passion at this studio – we get to collaborate, be creative, and make games for passionate fans, and we work hard to not take that for granted. We are curious, we strive for excellence, we build on each other’s ideas, and we celebrate each other. 

Relicans believe that good work starts with a community you’re excited to spend your day with, both in and out of the studio. We organize volunteering opportunities, movie nights, video game tournaments, life drawing classes, and more. Relic is part of the SEGA family, which allows us to collaborate with studios all over the world as we build on our legacy of innovation.

Relic benefits include an extended benefits package, RRSP/DPSP matching program (subject to eligibility requirements), local business discounts, and annual paid holiday studio closure. Relic puts a huge priority on mental and physical wellbeing: each Relican has access to an annual Health and Wellness Spending Account, as well as an Employee and Family Assistance Program providing access to resources and support around mental health, financial wellbeing, family care, elder care, and more. For designated roles, relocation and immigration support may be available.

Thank you for considering a role with Relic!