Full Time Job

Senior Online Engineer


Vancouver, BC 04-20-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Treyarch is looking for a passionate Senior Online Engineer to help bring our online experience to the next level. As an Online Engineer, you will be responsible for client features, multiplayer systems, online community features, tools and more (did we mention eSports?). You should be able to get quickly familiarized with an established codebase and be able to write elegant, high performing extensible code that works well within a collaborative environment. We have offices in Los Angeles and Vancouver and you will be welcome in either of these locales.

We will consider candidates at all levels of seniority, depending on experience.

What you'll do…
• Design, Implement, debug and optimize systems in C/C++ and scripting languages.
• Work closely with other Engineering and Design teams (Gameplay, UI) as well as the Backend developers to prototype, develop and refine features.
• Author or contribute to technical designs and documentation.
• Optimize and maintain existing code. Instrument, analyze, and optimize network game traffic.
• Participate in the performance and code review process.
• Take ownership of a larger Online system or tools.

To succeed you will have…
• 4+ years of programming experience with at least 1 year focus on networking and online systems.
• Shipped 1+ game title(s).
• Demonstrated proficiency in C/C++ and experience with a scripting language(s).
• Excellent knowledge of algorithms, data structures, performance, and multi-threaded programming techniques.
• Demonstrated ability to write clean, portable, reliable, and optimized code that complies with existing coding standards.
• Proficiency in client-server networking architecture.
• Good understanding of network protocols, RESTful APIs and JSON.
• Ability to quickly understand and work with internally and externally developed code.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with other engineers, systems designers and producers.
• Ability to work well in a fluid, changing environment as creative challenges evolve.

We'd love it if you also have…
• University-level degree in Computer Science or related field (preferably with an emphasis on Networking or Games).
• Experience with Lua, Python and other scripting languages.
• Experience with matchmaking and party management systems.
• Experience in data science (SQL, visualization, analysis, pipelines).
• Experience working with first party online services such as Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, or Steam.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxy2j4-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

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