Online Gameplay Engineer

Location: Pasadena, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 153502

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

Online Engineer
Industrial Toys, creators of Midnight Star and Midnight Star: Renegade, is ramping up to start its next adventure and looking for new team members to help make it the best yet. Building on hard-won knowledge as an indie studio, we've joined forces with EA to realize our vision of what it means to be "Mobile To The Core!"
 
If you're interested in creating innovative experiences that will reach mobile
players around the world, join up today!
 
What you will be doing:

  • Working on systems to synchronize a gameplay simulation across multiple mobile devices
  • Writing optimal C++ code in a Client/Server architecture
  • Working on Replication and Networked gameplay features that require client-side prediction with security, latency and packet loss in mind
  • Debugging networked gameplay code
  • Diagnosing network performance problems and managing network resources such as bandwidth
  • Expanding and optimizing an established network protocol

Technical Qualifications:

  • Experienced in real-time mobile game PvP networking and state of the art synchronization technologies.
  • Strong expertise with C++.
  • Strong experience with Client/Server architectures.
  • Experience writing networked gameplay features and client-side prediction.
  • Experience with TCP/UDP and real-time networking protocols.
  • Experience with network debugging skills and tools, especially for PvP gameplay.
  • Experience with network performance and bandwidth analysis techniques and tools.
  • Experience with source control systems.

 

Performance Competencies:

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Solid understanding of the Software design/architecture process.
  • Solid ability to understand direction and execute on the work.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
  • Constantly innovate how to improve product quality as well as group productivity.
  • Excellent decision-making capabilities.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions.
  • Demonstrated dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.

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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.

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Date Opened: 2018-11-06 00:57:42.467

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