Online Software Engineer (Remote Options)

EA - Madrid logo
Posted 02 March 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationMadrid
Job type Permanent
DisciplineProgramming
Reference16082
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

A veteran AAA studio are searching for an Online Software Engineer for their Madrid studio, joining them either in-house or from anywhere in selected countries.

As an Online Software Engineer, you will be providing major online gaming components and features with a focus on code quality, extensibility and testability, and to provide support to engineers on the team. You will design next-generation game engine components used to power online gaming experiences and services.

Your role and responsibilities will include...

  • Participation in distributed agile development across multiple teams
  • Writing code and assisting in designing of interfaces for game systems utilising C++ and object-oriented programming
  • Evaluating system performance, troubleshooting, and developing complex modifications to applications as needed
  • Collaborating with other Software Engineers and Team Leads in developing recommendations to improve quality control and team productivity
  • Working directly with both client and server teams to maintain high-traffic services for multi-platform games
  • Iterating and designing improvements to live systems and workflows
  • Identifying bottlenecks and slow queries and improve them

The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional background.
  • 5+ years of development in Agile/Scrum environment
  • A proficiency with C++ with an emphasis on OOP/D
  • Familiarity  with MySQL or similar relational database
  • Expertise in a Windows environment. Linux experience is a plus
  • Specialisations in client-server architectures, basic network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP and UDP), concurrency, and latency
  • Multithreaded programming and debugging expertise
  • Specialisation in scripting languages (i.e. Lua, Python), XML and C#
  • An ability to test and debug other Software Engineer's code competently
  • Knowledge of source code management: Git or Perforce is preferred

***Remote Options from any of the following countries: Spain, Romania, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom***