Online / Network Programmer - Contract

Job Type:
Contract
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Guildford, Surrey
Posted:
01-Dec-16
Company:
EA UK
Job Ref:
101783

We are Criterion. We love games.

Over the last fifteen years we’ve entertained millions of players around the world with our award-winning and massively entertaining games. We are a team of talented people who craft games with joy, passion, and commitment to quality.

At Criterion, we place enormous value on creative collaboration, fresh ideas, and unique perspective. Our studio is a healthy mix of industry veterans and newcomers working together to inspire, support, and educate one another.

The Challenge Ahead:

We are looking for someone with a deep love of Online Engineering who can help us take the connected play in our games to the next level. This person will be able to speak passionately about everything from object replication, through matchmaking, to game modes. They’ll be able to inspire the team by describing untapped capabilities that we can turn into revolutionary play.

What a Software Engineer does at Criterion:

The successful engineer will work alongside a highly collaborative, multi-discipline team developing new and innovative online features for the various exciting projects Criterion is working on. They will be responsible for writing code that delivers an awesome online experience with technology used by other leading EA titles such as Battlefield and FIFA. You should have experience in delivering features for large online applications to a high level of quality and stability.

An Online Software Engineer also needs:

Fluency in C++
Experience with C#, MySQL/SQL Server, NodeJS, Linux is a big plus
Experience of realtime game networking
Experience with delivering a service on the MEAN or LAMP stack (or similar), handling at least hundreds of requests per second
A passion for delivering bold new online features
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-discipline team delivering game features
Ability to work with other senior engineers to develop strategies for solving large scale problems that affect the entire game
Ability to estimate work and provide accurate updates on progress
Creative approach to problem solving
Passion for delivery of quality software to Criterion’s high standards

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, so we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.

Contact Details:
EA UK
Tel: 01483 463415
Contact: The Recruitment Team
Email:

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