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Lead Online Engineer

Activision

Middleton, WI 02-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

As Lead Online Engineer you will manage the team developing the networked experience in our titles like Call of Duty Warzone. This is a great opportunity to lead a passionate engineering team dedicated to delivering cutting-edge multiplayer games.

In addition to your managerial role, you will be directing and developing all aspects of networked games, including new and unique online features, game servers, security, operations management, and future online technologies.

Qualified candidates will need to have a background in developing networked games and online subsystems, as well as an aptitude for engineering management.

Your Mission

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Leading a team of Online Engineers
• Mentorship, scheduling, and performance reviews of reports
• Develop, modify, debug, and optimize existing online systems
• Architect new systems used to network our games
• Participate in the code review process
• Co-develop and collaborate with other Activision studios
• Document software and features for internal and external teams
• Interviewing and hiring

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or Math-related field
• Background in online systems and networking
• 6+ years of experience working in the game industry or related field
• Shipped one or more multiplayer game titles in an online engineering role
• Proven aptitude in team leadership
• Proficiency with C/C++
• Ability to quickly understand and work with internally and externally developed code
• Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to write efficient, readable, and reliable code
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Passion for multiplayer games

Extra Points:
• Understanding of network bandwidth optimization, packet loss, and latency
• Background with various network protocols
• Proficiency working in a client-server game architecture
• Working knowledge of relational databases and SQL
• Understanding of various data compression techniques
• Experience with multi-threaded execution and related optimization patterns

About Raven Software

Experience Required:

6+ years of experience working in the game industry or related field.

Responsibilities:

Reporting To: Senior Lead Engineer. As Lead Online Engineer you will manage the team developing the networked experience in our titles like Call of Duty Warzone. In addition to your managerial role, you will be directing and developing all aspects of networked games, including new and unique online features, game servers, security, operations management, and future online technologies. Leading a team of Online Engineers. Mentorship, scheduling, and performance reviews of reports. Develop, modify, debug, and optimize existing online systems. Architect new systems used to network our games. Participate in the code review process. Co-develop and collaborate with other Activision studios. Shipped one or more multiplayer game titles in an online engineering role.

Skills:

sql, reliable, engineer, data compression techniques, motivated, verbal communication skills, relational databases, team leadership, leadership, engineering management, scheduling, networking, c, results-oriented, data compression, client-server game architecture, network protocols, Product Implementation Engineer, Salesforce Engineer, Senior Development Lead, Senior Technical Developer, Associate Technical Lead, Associate Technical Architect, Salesforce Technical Lead, Technical Development Lead, Senior Integration Project Manager, Associate Solution Architect

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or Math-related field.

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Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.