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Software Engineer - Network

Electronic Arts

Birmingham, United Kingdom 09-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

At Codemasters we are at the sharp edge when it comes to the smooth and speedy delivery of our games to our millions of players world-wide. Our Network programming experts enjoys the ongoing challenge to manage the complex interdependency of the tech elements which bring the game to bear in perfect harmony. This is a role to enable a global multiplayer network and as such requires true video games specialism.

Key Duties:
• Programming multiplayer game and server features
• Take ownership for large game features or even complete platforms
• Liaise with Designers and Programmers to implement key game features from inception to completion
• Feature estimation and reporting to Team Lead

• Fluent C++ deployed within a similar role in the games industry
• Understanding of client-server and peer-to-peer networks and extensive experience in relation to games
• Deep knowledge o& experience of the network libraries from at least one of the current games console platforms
• A 2:1-1st class degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as games, computer science, maths or engineering
• Experience using version control software in games
• Ability to write clear and maintainable code pertaining games networks
• Experience implementing multi-platform game client networking solutions on current console & PC platforms
• Solid games industry track record, evidenced such as previously published products
• Desirable; C# and web server programming

Personal Attributes:
• An ideal candidate will be highly experienced in the industry, driven and self-motivated with top-notch attention to detail
• Strong communication and problem solving skills proven in a games development environment
• Good teamwork skills within a multi-disciplined development team
• A demonstrable passion for and commitment to a career in games

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro39ep-3-230-144-31-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.