At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-SKU titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
What We Need:
Our Foothill Ranch, CA studio is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our development efforts on an exciting new open world driving game! Within this role, you will be focused on ensuring the moment to moment networked multiplayer experience is the best it can be.
What You Will Do:
Work closely with gameplay engineers to ensure all gameplay systems are architected for and working well in a multiplayer environment.
Optimize RPCs and replication techniques in our game to prevent issues with rubberbanding and minimize latency.
Measure and optimize dedicated server performance.
Contribute to technical development guidelines for working within network constraints.
Propose and implement solutions to mitigate cheating and other unwanted behaviors.
Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:
5+ years of experience in game programming
Meaningful experience writing networked multiplayer in fast-paced games
Experience developing for current gen/next gen game consoles
Understanding of distributed and scalable systems
Experience with multithreaded programming
High proficiency in C / C++
Ability to diagnose and solve problems quickly and independently
Ability to learn and master complicated code systems
Ability to write clean, bug-free, well-documented, and efficient code
Experience with Unreal Engine 4 networking
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