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Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to nearly 500 people, making up several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies

Job Description

As a Game Security Programmer (f/m/d) at Ubisoft Düsseldorf your primary objective is to develop and improve new and/or existing security solutions for Ubisoft’s portfolio of multiplayer games and ensure a fair environment for all players. What you will do:

  • Work in a dedicated team of passionate engineers with experienced leadership.

  • Develop game security software to ensure fair environments for Ubisoft's players.

  • Acquire a strong knowledge of existing game security solutions.

  • Collaborate with other teams to stay on top of your challenges.

  • Collaborate with game production teams to ensure the quality of our service.

  • Act as a source of subject matter advice towards the organization.


Experienced software engineers with an interest in security problematics are welcome!

What you bring:

  • Proficient in C/C++, C# and Python, expert in one or more.

  • Experience working with Windows Internals.

  • Experienced in game development, engine development, anti-tampering-, anti-cheat- or anti-malware software.

  • Passionate about software security, anti-cheat, or anti-malware technologies.

  • Very good proficiency in oral and written English.

  • Furthermore, you are a team player who actively collaborates constructively with their colleagues. You take initiative to drive things forward and you are eager to reach the project goals on a joint path to success.

Bonus skills and experience

  • Experience in Windows Driver development is a big plus.

  • Knowledge of common constraints and limitations of multiplayer/online games.

  • Knowledge of common vulnerabilities and exploitation methods of multiplayer/online games.

  • Skills in reverse engineering, decompiling, tracing and debugging.

  • Experience delivering services utilizing Docker Containers & Kubernetes framework.

  • Experience in monitoring the health of SaaS offerings, site reliability engineering.

  • Experience working effectively in a distributed team across time zones.

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills.

  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and your motivation to join us.

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance

  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops, and access to our training and development platform as well as to our in-house library

  • Discounted and free games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect

  • Hybrid work model: Provides the flexibility to combine working from the studio and your home within Germany

  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket

  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month

  • Company Pension Scheme: We offer an attractive company pension scheme

  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice

  • English and German online lessons for free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English

  • 26 days paid vacation per year

  • Corporate Benefits web portal: Employee discount program for affiliated retailers, shops, and service providers

Ubisoft offers the same job opportunities to all, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability, or age. Ubisoft ensures the development of an inclusive work environment which mirrors the diversity of our players’ community.