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Software Engineer - Network

Location: Southam, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 167870

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

At Codemasters we are at the sharp edge when it comes to the smooth and speedy delivery of our games to our millions of players world-wide. Our games continue to evolve and feature more sophisticated online content and functionality, especially with the imminent arrival of the next generation of consoles. It is our expert network programmers that enjoy the ongoing challenge to manage the complex interdependency of the tech elements which bring the game to bear in perfect harmony. This is a role to enable a global multiplayer network and as such requires true video games specialism.

The team are hard at work on the newly announced GRID Legends, and as a Network Software Engineer you'll be working closely with the game and design teams implementing online features, writing and reviewing code and bug fixing amongst other duties. It would be advantageous if you have experience of working on servers, for example in a Live Services function, however this is not essential.

We are looking to receive applications from talented network programmers who have significant network implementation and low-level experience, ideally on current-gen consoles (PS4 XBO) or PC and if you have experience of working on next gen development kits then we especially want to hear from you!  

Key Duties:

  • Programming multiplayer game and server features
  • Take ownership for large game features or even complete platforms
  • Liaise with Designers and Programmers to implement key game features from inception to completion.
  • Feature estimation and reporting to Team Lead

Requirements:

  • Fluent C++ deployed within a similar role in the games industry
  • Understanding of client-server and peer-to-peer networks and extensive experience in relation to games
  • Experience of implementing multi-platform game client networking solutions on current console & PC platforms
  • Experience using version control software in games
  • Ability to write clear and maintainable code pertaining games networks
  • Solid games industry track record, evidenced such as previously published products
  • Desirable; C# and web server programming

Personal Attributes:

  • An ideal candidate will be highly experienced in the industry, driven and self-motivated with top-notch attention to detail
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills proven in a games development environment
  • Good teamwork skills within a multi-disciplined development team
  • A demonstrable passion for and commitment to a career in games

In return we will provide:

  • Flexible working hours designed to fit around your life
  • Industry leading benefits package including annual bonus scheme, enhanced pension, discounted employee share scheme, private healthcare and dental plans for you and your family and much more!  
  • Dedicated training time for self-improvement
  • 10 free games per year!
  • Free company minibus from Leamington spa to work
  • Free on-site gym
  • Large on-site free car park
  • Free fruit and coffee
  • On site subsidised catering
  • Our own pub!

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Community / Marketing Title: Software Engineer - Network

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 new parent 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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