Server Engineer

Job typeEngineering, Game Development/Publishing
BusinessWB Games
LocationUnited States, California, Carlsbad, United States, California, San Diego
TypeFull Time
Posted DateFeb. 11, 2021

The Position

WB Games San Diego is seeking a Server Software Engineer to join our growing team of talented industry veterans.

The ideal candidate is hard-working, hands-on, self-motivated, process-driven, and customer-oriented. This individual has a passion for developing software applications using a variety of technologies.

What part will you play?

  • Integrate backend Systems to our games (e.g. Auth, User Profiles, Guilds, Leaderboards, Store, Analytics, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Feature Owners, Game Client Engineers, Game Designers, and LiveOps developers on features, integration with the backend, and tools
  • Develop tools that empower our LiveOps and Game Design teams to deliver frequent live game events and store offers
  • Improve configuration management, game build, and deployment processes

What do we require from you?

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on cross-functional teams
  • Experience on one or more successfully-published game titles
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or a related field) or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency in C++ / Java / Python (Templates, Exception Handling, Multi-Threading, etc.)
  • Experience in deploying, operating, and scaling dedicated game servers for session-based, multiplayer games
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine 4 (Core systems, player input, game modes, user interfaces, etc.)
  • Understanding of Unreal Engine 4 Multiplayer and Network Protocols
  • Strong Problem Solving, Debugging, and Troubleshooting Skills
  • Clear, concise, and transparent communicator - both written and verbal
  • Be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Seek out opportunities to improve technically and professionally
  • A passion for video games

Good to have

  • Cloud Platform Knowledge (Amazon Web Services and Terraform preferred)
  • Experience working with Amazon GameLift a bonus.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.