Full-Time

Lead Online Software Engineer

Wwe 2K

Updated on 5/2/2024

2K

2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Publishes diverse video game titles


Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Python
JavaScript
NoSQL
Software Testing
SQL
AWS
Requirements
  • 6+ years of game development experience
  • 2+ years of engineering leadership
  • Fluent in C++, C#, JavaScript, Python, SQL
  • Proficiency with Client/Server and Peer-to-Peer architectures
  • Experience with 3rd Party APIs
  • Experience in cloud computing (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Expertise in deploying, operating, and scaling dedicated game servers for session-based, multiplayer games
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading concepts
  • Proven experience writing reliable, performant, and well-documented code
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and hybrid environment
  • Thorough knowledge of modern game engine networking technology
  • Proficient with PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and Steamworks
  • Experience with online social game systems and games with live development
  • Knowledge of NoSQL and SQL databases
  • Love for video games (not just ours!)
Responsibilities
  • Lead, mentor, and coach fellow online engineers
  • Review development challenges, define requirements and propose solutions
  • Collaborate with multi-functional team members to deliver high-quality systems and features
  • Dive into a large codebase to simplify processes and identify deficiencies
  • Develop and maintain game server code with emphasis on stability, performance, and scalability
  • Perform load testing, build unit tests, and solve any issues to ensure optimal live services
  • Produce clean, efficient, well-documented code conforming to coding standards

2K Games is lauded for its robust portfolio of video games across many genres, backed by elite development studios like Visual Concepts, Firaxis, and others. Working here allows you to be at the forefront of gaming technology and development methodologies, contributing to a culture of excellence and diverse gaming experiences. The collaborative and innovative environment at 2K Games fosters professional growth and industry leadership, making it a coveted workplace in the realm of video game publishing.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Novato, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

1%

Benefits

Health Care Benefits

Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

401k Retirement Plan

Life and Disability Benefits

Group Legal Plan

Wellbeing Program

Childcare Benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous Compassionate Leave

Companywide End of Year Break