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Multiplayer Networking Architect - Remote

Vicarious Visions
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Multiplayer Networking Architect

As a Multiplayer Networking Architect at Vicarious Visions you will be responsible for the design of our end-to-end network stack. Working on categories such as social integration, matchmaking, responsiveness and reliability. You’ll balance our player’s expectations as well as our creative direction to provide an exceptional online gaming experience.

In the spirit of inclusion, we encourage everyone to apply.

About the role

  • Establish the network stack design and architecture strategy for all studio products
  • Develop solutions that exceed the industry expectations
  • Evangelize our networking technology and how it impacts our product development
  • Mentor & coach other network engineers
  • Craft learning materials and documentation for department growth in networking
  • Collaborate with Studio leadership to develop mid & long-term strategies

About you

  • Have 7+ years of engineering experience
  • Have previous experience working with distributed teams.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess expertise in low-level networking protocols (e.g. TCP, UDP, HTTP)
  • Are comfortable programming in a variety of languages including C and C++
  • Have shipped product with real-time networking implementation
  • You have built & implemented a technical vision on an engineering team
  • Experience designing scalable & responsive service-oriented architecture a plus
  • Post launch (live-ops) support experience a plus
  • Experience with Full-Stack architecture design a plus

About Us

In 2018, Vicarious Visions celebrated its 27th year in the industry. Over the years, we have made hundreds of games, in every genre, on every conceivable game platform in the known universe. We are a studio that is built to last, and now we are embarking on a brand new chapter.

Our philosophy of combining cutting-edge tech with creative innovation is evidenced in all of our products – from Skylanders to Crash Bandicoot, to Destiny 2.

We thrive on a culture of teamwork, respect and fun. We have built a welcoming and relaxed workplace that invites creativity and encourages individual voices. We not only give our developers a safe and warm place to incubate and grow their ideas but the tools and support necessary to turn those ideas into impactful and memorable experiences.

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