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Full-Time

Multiplayer Engineer

Posted on 6/18/2024

2K

2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Publishes diverse portfolio of video games

Mid, Senior

Remote in USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Game Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
REST APIs
Requirements
  • Solid understanding and shown experiences with Unreal Network systems
  • Understanding of Replication flow, RPCs, and debugging MP systems
  • Experience with online services, design patterns, and associated challenges
  • Ability to produce novel, inventive, solutions to problems
  • Self-motivated and passionate about games
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members
  • Proficient C++ programming, code review and debugging skills
  • Minimum of 1 year leading an engineering team
  • A minimum of 5 years' programming experience with at least one shipped video game
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 5
  • Prior development experience in multiplayer systems architectures
Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Lead Engineer and online services platform teams, advocating for the game team support of online gameplay
  • Become a domain authority for multiplayer systems
  • Design and implement existing code base to support a clean MP foundation
  • Collaborate with the gameplay team to build and maintain multiplayer first strategy
  • Actively maintain skills by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry
  • Session negotiation and interaction (creation, query, joining)
  • Unreal Online Services (Match Matching, Leaderboards, Frontend engineer to connect with restful services)

2K Games is an excellent workplace for professionals passionate about creating diverse video game genres ranging from sports to role-playing. By congregating talents from top-tier studios such as Visual Concepts, Firaxis, and others, it fosters a collaborative environment conducive to creative freedom and technical skill enhancement. The company's broad scope in gaming technologies ensures continual learning and career growth, making it a prominent player in the video game publishing industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Novato, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

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

INACTIVE