ArenaNet is an iconic and world class member of the NCSOFT West family that builds online worlds infused with innovation, hand-crafted excellence, and creative passion. We're not the only ones who share this passion; gamers made Guild Wars 2 the fastest selling MMO in the West with more than 3 million copies sold in its first 9 months, and players and press have consistently called it one of the best games of all time.
At ArenaNet we have an "Always On" culture for our online games. ArenaNet’s Platform team takes great pride in maintaining and authoring critical path systems that keep pace with our live games, with an emphasis on predictability, stability, maintainability, and efficiency.
We are seeking meticulous and deliberate people like you who are workflow experts that love to use technology and engineering to design and improve core, product, workflow systems from start to finish and beyond!
WHO YOU ARE
You are a talented, experienced Server Programmer interested in distributed systems programming of continuously-running near-real-time servers. You will tackle networking, computational, and data management problems and produce generalized solutions appropriate for implementing a breadth of game features. You’re knowledgeable in C++ or similar languages, you’re comfortable with cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, etc), and you think about quality and maintainability through every step of a live service.
WHAT YOU HAVE
A passion for high performance, high availability microservice architecture
Experience or interest in secure, scalable, transactional services
Excellent communication and team skills
Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
Desire to continually improve processes and code quality
Passion for gaming, bonus for MMO’s
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
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.