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Senior Network Programmer - CRYENGINE

Crytek
Employer Crytek
Category Engineering
Salary
Location Germany
Reference 940

We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Programmer to develop and maintain CRYENGINE Networking Systems at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

Responsibilities: 

  • Take ownership, develop and maintain CRYENGINE Networking Systems.
  • Improve and optimize existing components of the code base.
  • Work with the game project teams to assist in multiplayer technology integration into Crytek in-house games.
  • Gather and verify requirements across multiple projects for the Network domain.
  • Maintain cross-platform solutions to support third-party online services (Steam, PSN, Xbox Live).
  • Work closely with other programming disciplines to achieve great multiplayer experiences in the games.
  • Create and maintain modules to be used for automated testing purposes.
  • Undertake technical training/teaching of the team.
  • Create accurate task duration estimates and complete all work in a timely basis.
  • Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through to completion.
  • Contribute to Developer and End-user documentation.
  • Mentor junior programmers.

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience within the games industry or an equivalent.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • Previously held a Senior or an equivalent position while working on Network technology.
  • Deep understanding with at least one of the following: Socket networking (TCP, UDP protocols), P2P or Client-Server architectures, synchronization or network security.
  • Have been a feature owner of Network systems in a shipped game title.
  • Excellent knowledge of C++.
  • Excellent understanding of:
    • Object-oriented software engineering
    • Multithreaded software architecture
    • Performance measurement and optimization
  • Experience with any game engine, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Experience with large code bases.
  • A team player and be self-driven.
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong affinity for transparency.
  • Fluent English language skills.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

Preferences:

  • Experience with Steam, PSN and/or Xbox Live.
  • Passion for making great games.
  • Experience with writing technical documentation.
  • Experience with multiplatform development.
  • Management and leadership skills.

What you can expect from us:

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

For more information visit www.crytek.com - www.cryengine.com and www.huntshowdown.com