Networking Engineer, Mobile

Networking Engineer, Mobile – Perm – Santa Monica, CA - $95,000-$123,000
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We are looking to hire a Networking Engineer, Mobile in Santa Monica, CA.

Role Description

Looking for a Networking Engineer to join the mobile team to work on a new Mobile title. We are looking for an individual who has a passion and proven track record for building and launching great games.

As a Networking Engineer, your mission is to implement networking systems including online multiplayer, matchmaking, community features, and 1st party technical requirements to create an immersive experience for our players. This role requires knowledge of fundamental networking behaviors including synchronization, authority, determinism, replication, prediction, latency, and bandwidth. You will be a direct part of a core team but collaborate with others on a large scale.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

• Develop networking code to interact with backend systems and online services
• Optimize existing networking codebase by instrumenting, profiling, analyzing, and optimizing
• Architect and implement high performance network code solutions for client and server game logic
• Participate in design and code reviews

Skills & Requirements

• Excellent C++ programming skills - at least 3 years experience in games or related industry
• Proficiency in client-server and peer-to-peer networking architectures
• Proficient with synchronization, lag compensation, UDP/TCP, packet bandwidth optimization
• Excellent debugging skills within a networked environment
• Tools development experience using Python, or other relevant languages
• Comfortable working with RESTful APIs, JSON, and network protocol design/implementation
• Online/Network programming experience on mobile or current generation consoles/PC
• A strong passion for video games

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information. #1137090

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Technology & Internet Services
Location
Santa Monica
Specialism
Software Development
Pay
$95,000-$123,000
Ref:
1137090

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