Senior Software Engineer - Titles

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Demonware creates and provides the online services behind hugely popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty and Skylanders. We do matchmaking, microtransactions, and data analytics for almost half a billion users. Demonware has offices in Dublin, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Shanghai, China, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.

Demonware's Titles Department is responsible for developing, launching and maintaining services for some of the world's largest gaming franchises. We are looking for an experienced engineer to join this department to work on a new generation of AAA titles, leveraging many of the existing technologies created by Demonware and developing new online services to support the future of the online gaming market.

Most of our services are developed using Python and C++. We also use many supporting technologies such as MySQL, Redis, Kafka, and Cassandra. Our development is geared towards low-latency and large-scale distributed systems that can handle millions of concurrently connected users with average response times of

As well as building large scale systems, we expect our experienced engineers to be able to mentor and grow others in the organisation. So we are looking for someone who enjoys software engineering challenges and the opportunity to pass on that experience to others.


Developing custom backend online services and features that are reliable and scale to be used by millions of players all around the world

Own, operate and support the services and features you develop.

Working as a partner to game studios, designing online and multiplayer player experiences

Working with game studio engineers to troubleshoot problems with online and multiplayer features

When necessary, travel to game studios to provide on-site design and integration support

Providing technical mentorship to other team members through software engineering best practices

Good understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle including, but not limited to, agile software development methodology (Scrum or Kanban)


Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent program

Excellent Python skills, or skills in a similar language

Experience with SQL and database design, specifically MySQL

Understanding of networking technologies, e.g. TCP, UDP, security and scalability

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Excellent communication skills

Experience as a technical leader

Experience as a scrum product owner desirable

Experience with Linux/Unix

C++ skills desirable

Experience with multi-platform software development

Has initiative, and is able to complete complex tasks with minimal supervision

Enjoys working with a myriad of game studio developers on a day-to-day basis

Willingness to travel for extended visits to game studios is desirable

What Demonware Offers:

An excellent salary, with annual performance reviews

25 days holidays

Annual bonus program

Annual pay review

RRSP Matching

Top-tier healthcare for you and your family

Life insurance coverage

Free Activision Games

Flexible working practices, based on the belief that the quality of your work is not dependent on the number of hours sitting behind a desk

A culture that emphasizes continual learning and improvement, with opportunities for career progression, travel, and a commitment to open source

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