Senior Network Engineer (Apex Legends)

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 153354

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

Respawn Entertainment is a AAA game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. We shipped Titanfall and Titanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and recently shipped a free-to-play battle royale game in the Titanfall universe, Apex Legends. We are currently hiring for our Star Wars™, Apex Legends, and Super Secret VR game development teams. The opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members.  

We are looking for a highly skilled Senior Network Engineer to join our team to work on our client-server netcode, to help us improve player experience, lower bandwidth, and to work on cool new gameplay features.

 

What you’ll do...

 

We want someone who is excited to work on a very complex netcode system – client prediction, client/server architecture, where the server simulation is authoritative and clients aren’t trusted

Develop gameplay features and work with our designers to implement new systems

Work with our Stryder backend to implement features and own the whole feature from front to back – doing the client, the server, and the backend work so you can do the best implementation.

Opportunity to work on other areas that interest you – we don’t pigeonhole here.  Gameplay, AI, systems, optimization are all things that coders here split their time between. You will be a coder who is great at netcode, but you are not stuck only doing “networking” tasks.

Help us ship great games with a lean, focused team

Ideally, you will have…

Familiarity with client/server FPS network architecture (Quake3, Tribes, etc.)

Bachelors in Software Engineer, Computer Science, or equivalent

Coding expertise in C/C++

Shipped titles working PS4, XB1, and PC doing network gameplay engineering

Passion for making and playing games.

Shipped AAA game(s) preferred.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you, please submit your resume and we will get back to you once we have reviewed.



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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2018-10-25 21:01:59.383

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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