Senior Gameplay/Networking Software Engineer - Industrial Toys

Location: Pasadena, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 163510

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

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

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

Industrial Toys is a AAA mobile developer founded by Halo veteran Alex Seropian. Our mission is to make games that are Mobile To The Core! We are working to bring bleeding edge FPS gaming to your phone. If you’re interested in working with veteran mobile, console, and PC developers in creating new AAA experiences to reach billions of mobile players around the world we would like to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Report to the Lead Game Engineer
  • Work on systems to synchronize a gameplay simulation across multiple mobile devices
  • Write optimal C++ code in a client/server architecture
  • Work on replication and networked gameplay features that require client-side prediction with security, latency and packet loss in mind
  • Debug networked gameplay code
  • Diagnose network performance problems and manage network resources such as bandwidth
  • Expand and optimize an established network protocol

Required Skills

  • Experience in real-time game PvP networking and state-of-the-art synchronization technologies
  • 5+ years of professional experience in C++
  • Experience with client/server architectures.
  • Experience writing networked gameplay features and client-side prediction
  • Well versed 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

Nice to have

  • Experience with custom game engines or UE4
  • Understand best use cases for different data structures
  • Mobile or console game development experience
  • Good knowledge of game design

Bonus Skills

  • FPS experience
  • Low-level optimizations
  • Knowledge of physics systems

Location Perks

  • Spacious 19,000 sqft 10th floor office with amazing views of the San Gabriel mountains, all of Pasadena, and Los Angeles (on a clear day)
  • Weekly Happy Hours, donuts and bagels.
  • Full kitchen with snacks, drinks, espresso machine and nitro cold brew
  • A game room with classic multi-arcade machines, modern consoles, and PC gaming stations
  • Foosball, Ping-pong table, and Cornhole game
  • EV charging
  • Motorized sit-stand desks
  • Private wellness room

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We realize it takes outstanding people to make excellent games, we offer great compensation packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

We love to celebrate our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, of course, free video games and more!

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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.

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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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