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Playable Worlds is seeking a talented, motivated and experienced engineer to join our growing team. As a Senior Server Engineer, you will be responsible for both the back-end web services that make up our multiplayer game, and the proprietary core game server that hosts and manages our virtual worlds. Reporting to the Lead Server Engineer, you will work to help connect modern AAA game engines to a custom multiplayer game server, develop the server's scripting system and API for designers and gameplay programmers, manage the client/server networking layer and protocols, and help develop the cloud orchestration systems to manage these game servers in production.

Please note: during this pandemic, our team is working remotely until circumstances allow us to return to in-office work. Must be authorized to work in the United States. This position can be full-time remote or based in our office in Northern San Diego once circumstances allow.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with the Unity game engine
  • Experience with C/C#/C++, Javascript/Node.js, and similar back-end languages
  • At least 5 years of experience making commercial-ready, scalable software in the game industry
  • Experience with client/server architectures and multiplayer network technologies
  • Have worked in a multidisciplinary engineering environment with complex code and workflow dependencies
  • Experience developing for and hosting services via cloud technologies such as AWS and Azure
  • Have worked to integrate and manage telemetry, gameplay metrics, and service monitoring and reporting software technologies
  • An ability to think of creative and efficient solutions to challenging problems that haven't been encountered before in a game

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have shipped at least one commercial game title on PC, console, or similar AAA platform
  • Experience working with technical artists, producers, and designers
  • Experience developing back-end service interfaces for mobile clients on iOS and Android
  • A passion for making games

To Apply

Apply on our website: Playableworlds.com

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