Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. With 20,000 employees, Ubisoft is present in 45 studios around the globe in a human and innovative spirit. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers as Assassin's Creed ®, Far Cry ®, Watch Dogs® or Just Dance ®.
In order to continue delivering highly qualitative and innovative game plays we are looking for Graduates in Online Programming.
The Ubisoft Graduate Program is a two-year international program for fresh Graduates who expect a career accelerator into the games industry. They will benefit from an individual development plan and follow-up in order to develop their skills in online programming on the local track.
Local track: Over two years in the same studio, Graduates will have the opportunity to work on thrilling projects with multi-disciplinary teams in an international environment
With the arrival of next-gen consoles and the evolution of player habits, video games are expected to offer a robust online experience, which represents the core of game development at Ubisoft.
Our online programmers play a critical role in ensuring millions of players are simultaneously immersed in a seamless, rich, game experience which they can enjoy with their friends from wherever they connect.
As a member of a game development team, the online programmer is involved in a variety of missions such as:
Participate in the creation of new online services related to a game
Develop, integrate and maintain global online platform services such as Matchmaking, Leaderboards, etc.
Participate in figuring systems’ behavior under normal or simulated peak load conditions to optimize performance
Make optimization in function of bandwidth constraints: reducing the amount of information transmitted, decrease latency, etc…
Identify and solve down issues
Implement and use predetermined replication systems
You have already graduated or will be graduating in 2022 from a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent and have less than 1 year of experience (excluding internships and apprenticeships)
You have a good understanding of Software Development fundamentals: analysis, implementation, optimization, debugging
Your C++ programming skills are excellent
You have some knowledge of server programming and database programming (MySQL, Redis,...)
You understand scalability issues and replication concepts
Understanding of other programming languages such as Python or Java is a plus
Some knowledge of distributed systems and online services (i.e. guilds, trade etc) is a plus
You are proactive and have strong problem-solving skills
You are interested in video games and online gaming
You can work well both autonomously and within multicultural and cross-disciplinary team. Your interpersonal skills are an asset for cooperating with multiple job families
As we are an international company, you are fluent in English and geographically mobile
Application period: January 2nd (10:00am Paris time) – February 28th (6:30pm Paris time)
Location: Lyon (France)
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We develop an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our players’ community.