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 ®.

Job Description

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

Additional Information

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.