Sr. Gameplay Programmer - ZeniMax Online

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Programming and Development
Hunt Valley
Zenimax Media Inc.
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Zenimax Online Studios is seeking a qualified Sr. Gameplay Engineer to help create and maintain Elder Scrolls Online as well as future projects. As a Sr. Engineer, the scope of the candidate’s responsibilities will extend to lower-level client/server technology as required. A successful candidate will have expert knowledge of and experience in the design and implementation of game system applications using C++ and/or scripting languages, and will have experience in client-server development, as well as experience managing an engineering team.


Design and architect new game systems
Design and architect other client or server systems as required
Test and refine systems throughout the development cycle of the project
Work closely with design and art disciplines in the development of products
Write clear, maintainable, portable code
Mentor junior engineering staff
Participate in code and architecture reviews


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
6+ years professional software development experience writing client / server game systems
Excellent C++ knowledge
Solid architecture and design ability
Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability

Recommended Skills

A passion for gaming and a working knowledge of competing products
Experience with scripting languages, such as Lua or Python
Experience developing for a multiplayer online environment
Experience with testing frameworks
Experience optimizing code for memory and CPU utilization
Experience in a “Live” environment (ongoing support of a product after launch)

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team

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