We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry.
But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
The Challenge Ahead :
Our Digital Platform Gameplay Services team has a need for a C++ Software Engineer.
The candidate has an opportunity to build scalable, distributed server-side systems that deliver cutting-edge functionality to our millions of customers as well as work on innovative improvements to keep our systems at top notch performance.
Design and build brand new services covering all aspects from storage to application logic to fault tolerance and elastic scaling
Enhance and add features to existing online services and gameplay capabilities
Design test plans for services automated testing
Write automated tests for functional and scenario-based testing of the services
Research and select new best-of-breed technologies to meet challenging requirements
Collaborate with engineers from across the company to deliver the next generation of online features for both established and not-yet-released games
Continually strive to optimize performance and scalability of server systems
Be a part of the overall software design and architecture process of our systems
Provide maintenance and support for new and existing services
Basic qualifications :
5+ years of experience in software development in C++
Expertise with relational and / or NoSQL database
2+ years of experience with client-server and peer-to-peer architectures, network security, basic network protocols (e.g. TCP / IP and UDP)
Deep understanding of memory management, multiple processor use, runtime optimization, concurrency and synchronization.
Experience designing APIs for SDKs and S2S
Proven track record of building high traffic services and highly scalable systems
Experience with all phases of product development lifecycle, including requirement definition, development, test, and product release
Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills, solution-oriented individual
Excellent debugging and optimization skills working in a multi-threaded environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skill
Bonus qualifications :
Experience with Jira and Perforce
Knowledge of RESTful web services
Experience with C# / C++ CLI
Knowledge of scalable data storage and processing technologies
Experience with stress testing plus performance tuning and optimization
Experience working within the games industries
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