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(Expired) Gameplay Network Engineer

1 month ago by Ubisoft

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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Company Description

Ubisoft is composed of over 17,000 talented people located in 40+ development studios and offices across the globe. With more than 80% of our teams dedicated to creation, Ubisoft is the biggest in-house creative force in the industry.

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on iconic brands including Assassin's Creed®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege®, Tom Clancy's The Division®, For Honor®, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more. Ubisoft is a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry.

Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and age or disability status.

To continue building on its achievements for the future, Ubisoft is looking for new talent for its growing studio in San Francisco.

Job Description

Ubisoft is committed to enriching player’s lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Challenge accepted? Join us and create the unknown.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

When you’re a Gameplay Network Programmer at Ubi San Francisco, you have direct influence over the quality of the game’s online experience. You are entrusted with developing the game’s low-level network features, the multiplayer engine, and optimizing network performance. You’re part of a team that holds the player’s connected experience at the core of its mission.

During the game’s development, you commit yourself to answering the most fundamental questions: Will the game be as responsive as possible in multiplayer matches? Does the latency meet a pro-gamer’s expectations? Is the experience as seamless as it can be?

As a dependable member of a cohesive online team, you will participate in the design, coding, testing, integration and debugging of the game’s networking and multiplayer engine features. You care about providing our players with the ultimate multiplayer experience they deserve.

  • Develop network-oriented gameplay systems
  • Develop gameplay and support designers implementing online gameplay
  • Research and prototype new network-oriented game features
  • Develop networking code to interact with backend systems for new gameplay features and data collection
  • Maintain and extend documentation on network-oriented features and systems
  • Debug and optimize existing gameplay systems

Qualifications

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • Bachelors in software engineering, computer science, or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in C/C++
  • Shipped at least 2 games doing network-oriented gameplay engineering for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox360, PC or MacOS
  • Understanding of computer and console game networking systems and technologies (e.g. peer-to-peer and client/server models, latency compensation, etc.)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work as a part of a team
  • Self-directed, focused, and detail-oriented

WHAT YOU'LL GET

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)
  • 401k match
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Fitness, physical, and esports challenge reimbursements
  • Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet
  • Sabbatical leave available after five years of employment
  • Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

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