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Company Name:
Robotoki
Location:
Sherman Oaks, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
PC / Windows
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Server Engineer / Network Programmer

Robotoki is looking for a Senior Server Engineer to drive the development of code and infrastructure for multiplayer online gaming including account management, payment processing, load balancing, matchmaking, friends lists, chat, telemetry, anti-cheat, infrastructure design, live operations management, and optimizations.

 

The ideal candidate is passionate about games, experienced in development, self-directed, and eager to own the challenges of taking our open world online.  As a senior engineer, this position requires a high degree of hands on work on all game related network systems.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Develop robust, distributed, scalable server systems to handle high volume use.

·         Implement server-side features, as well as web services to support game clients,             browsers, and external server interactions.

·         Design optimized server infrastructures interfacing multiple types of servers and               databases.

·         Analyze and optimize server performance and transactional database systems.

·         Develop client code to communicate with server systems.

·         Work with external vendors and publisher to develop and integrate solutions using             and extending their online service SDKs.

Required Experience:

·         3 years in related senior server programming position on high profile online games.

·         Must have shipped at least 1 high profile online title in this role.

·         Excellent C/C++/C# programming and engineering skills.

·         Experience with .NET, IIS, and SQL server

·         Complete understanding of the implementation requirements of client-server                   networking model.

·         Experience dealing with bandwidth and latency issues in games, and a strong                   knowledge of solutions.

·         B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent.

·         Excellent time management and communication skills.

Pluses:

          Experience implementing networked gameplay, AI, or physics.

·         Data mining experience.

·         Shipped PC MMORPG.

·         Shipped console title (preferably Xbox 360, Playstation 3).

·         Familiarity with networking systems and their components including: DNS, NAT,               firewalls, security methods, and client server models.

·         Experience with online game service APIs, particularly Xbox Live, Sony NP, and               Games for Windows Live.

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