We’re ArenaNet. We make the games we want to play a reality, and infuse them with innovation, hand-crafted detail, and creative passion. As developer and publisher of the award-winning Guild Wars game series, we’re proud to share our passion for the online worlds we’ve created with over 11 million players worldwide.
We are seeking a talented, experienced Server Programmer interested in distributed systems programming of continuously-running near-real-time servers. Our Server Programmers tackle networking, computational, and data management problems and we produce generalized solutions appropriate for implementing a breadth of game features. Take part in building restartable, dynamically updatable, asynchronous, fault tolerant servers, producing scalable designs and high quality code that will execute worldwide.
Strong C/C++ skills
A passion for high performance server architecture
Understanding and interest in security and scalability issues
Interest and experience with concurrency and transactions
Interest and experience with multithreading
Excellent communication and team skills
Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
Experience with AWS
Experience with SQL
Experience with modern Windows APIs
Experience with HTML/XML/XSLT
Avid MMO player, especially of Guild Wars 2
Previous game industry experience, relevant undergraduate degree and/or equivalent experience preferred
This is a full time on-site position at our studio in Bellevue, Washington. A casual, friendly work environment, comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary, and more are all part of what makes ArenaNet a great place to work.
ArenaNet is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.