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(Expired) Senior Online Engineer

4 months ago by Treyarch

  Santa Monica (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Engineering

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Job Title:

Senior Online Engineer-Treyarch

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Job Description:

Senior Online Engineer

Treyarch is looking for a talented engineer to help bring our online experience to a higher level. As Online Engineer, you will be responsible for client features, multiplayer systems, online community features, tools and more (did we mention eSports?). An Online Engineer should be able to get quickly familiarized with existing codebases and be able to write elegant, high performing extensible code that works well within a collaborative environment.

**We will consider candidates at Engineer level, depending on experience.

What you will be doing:

  • Design, Implement, debug and optimize systems in C/C++ and other languages.
  • Work closely with other Engineering and Design teams (Gameplay, UI) as well as the Backend developers to prototype, develop and refine features.
  • Authors or contributes to technical designs and documentation.
  • Optimizing and maintaining existing code.
  • Take ownership of a larger Online system or tools.

The skills and experience you will need:

  • 5+ years programming experience with at least 2 years focus on networking and online systems (we will consider applicants with 3+ years for a mid-level role)
  • Shipped 2+ game title(s) (we will consider applicants with 1+ game title for a mid-level role)
  • 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, readable, portable, reliable, and optimized code.
  • Good understanding of network protocols, client/server and peer-to-peer architectures
  • Ability to quickly understand and work with internal 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

And you will really get our attention if you have:

  • University-level degree in Computer Science or related field (preferably with an emphasis on Networking or Games).
  • Experience with LUA, Python and other script languages
  • Experience with matchmaking and party management systems
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs

Treyarch is an award-winning video game studio, driven by the desire to create epic gameplay experiences that are enjoyed by as many video game fans as possible. It is an approach that has helped make the studio behind the Call of Duty: Black Ops series an industry-leading developer. Call of Duty®: Black Ops, Call of Duty®: Black Ops II, Call of Duty®: Black Ops III, and the studio’s most recent release, Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4, have all gone on to break industry records. Additionally, Treyarch is the birthplace of fan favorite, Call of Duty’s Zombies. Treyarch is wholly owned by Activision Publishing, Inc.To learn more about our studio, please visit us at, on Facebook at, and @treyarch on Twitter.

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