Job Summary :
The Online Programmer will design and implement functionalities linking the player(s) and the online server / services.
You will be responsible for creating, debugging, maintaining and optimizing the game’s network and online services, and the related tools that are used for the game’s development;
You will work closely together with Game Designers and Gameplay Programmers from different worldwide sites in order to develop one of Ubisoft’s major AAA titles.
Design, prototype, and implement the connectivity services that will be offered in the game while keeping high scalability, availability and security in mind;
Understand the online intentions of the project and collaborates with Game Designers to set out the technical possibilities for the various online features;
Ensure clear and structured programming, keeping performance, maintenance and compatibility requirements in mind;
Perform load tests, suggest improvements and optimize whenever necessary;
Correct bugs found by peers and the quality control team;
Ensure the smooth communication with the similar production teams worldwide (with both technical and non-technical parties) ;
Document the work to transfer knowledge and enable users (other programmers and team members from other job families) to understand how to use the new systems and features.
Requirements : Experience :
Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in client-server programming, ideally in the video game industry, or any other relevant experience;
Strong knowledge of C++ programming. Python programming experience is a plus;
Experience working with networking protocols (UDP / TCP / Custom protocols), client-server architecture, web server technology and protocols, web services;
peer-to-peer architecture is a plus;
Database programming knowledge in MySQL; Redis and MongoDB are a plus;
Being knowledgeable about the technologies and tools used in the video game production pipeline and TRC / TCR restrictions is highly appreciated;
Autonomy, good problem-solving skills;
Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical parties;
Fluent in English.
Benefits that you can enjoy :
Medical services to keep you safe and sound;
Meal tickets to use wherever you want;
Fresh fruit that are available in the office each week;
Various training and knowledge sharing programs, both in Romania and abroad;
Access to most of our games up to date for research and fun;
Team activities once a month : movie tickets or other fun activities;
Ubisoft Craiova has been an important component in strengthening the foundation of one of the first gaming companies ever established in Romania.
The studio has had experience in the development of video games since 2008 and now works on the production and testing of some of the biggest AAA brands of international reputation, such as Ghost Recon.
The studio is also a valuable collaborator to the Technology Group, which helps to develop tools, middleware and online solutions used in the Ubisoft games.
At Ubisoft we create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities. We are always committed to enriching player lives with original and memorable gaming experiences.
You will get the opportunity to grow and collaborate with highly talented teams from around the world and work in an open environment where everyone is eager to share their knowledge.
Challenge accepted? Join us and create the unknown.