Lead Server Programmer

Lead Server Programmer

Crytek

Frankfurt, Germany

The Lead Server Programmer will develop and enhance online-backend systems used across Crytek games. Ideal candidate has experience with functional requirements of online-services from perspective of realtime/game applications, working with/architecting scalable compute clusters, network traffic analysis etc. The position involves working with cross-disciplinary groups, including interaction with game design and programming teams.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the server programming discipline and enable them to reach their full potential;
  • Develop and support reliable and high performance online services, help integrate them into company’s products;
  • Coordinate tasks and technical implementation with the Technical Director and other programming Leads based on the current roadmap;
  • Be a role model for Regular/Senior programmers and oversee the mentoring process inside the discipline;
  • Proactively drive your team and improve product quality as well as group productivity;
  • Create accurate task duration estimate and completes all work in a timely basis;
  • Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through completion;
  • Display excellent communication and writing skills and create documentation where required;
  • Debug and optimize latest console and PC performance;
  • Specify and contribute to testing procedures;
  • Provide input to department project status meetings;
  • Actively participate in team working on project by making recommendations on how to improve product quality as well as group productivity;
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of professional experience;
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience;
  • Shipped at least 1 online game on either console or PC from beginning to end;
  • Management and leadership skills;
  • Direct responsibility for performance and functionality of certain server modules;
  • Excellent programming skills in either C++ or C#, working experience with both;
  • Debugging/optimization skills;
  • Experience with multithreading;
  • Experience with network programming;
  • Self-direction and motivation;
  • Ability to work in a collaborative programming environment;
  • Willing to accept and provide direction, work well under pressure, and handle multiple tasks;
  • Passion for making great games;
  • Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development;
  • Solid English communication and writing skills;
  • Keep a positive team-oriented attitude;
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main,Germany.

Pluses

  • Experience with Actor Model, CSP or other concurrent programming model//- e.g.: C# tasks, go routines, Erlang;
  • Python language skills;
  • Relational database programming experience (SQL, TSQL, PL/SQL);
  • Experience developing secure online services;
  • Has used UML or some similar modelling approach in the past;
  • Experience providing mentorship to other programmers;
  • Experience writing technical documentation;
  • Experience with making multiplayer games;
  • Unix/Linux systems programming experience;
  • Experience with multiplatform development;
  • Experience in the game industry.

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