Intermediate Software Engineer, Marketplace

  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 01, 2022

Job Description

Job Title: Intermediate Software Engineer, Marketplace

Requisition ID: R010877

Job Description:
Who we are :
Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We run every part of the players' online experience, from logging in to matchmaking to climbing the leaderboards, for popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Crash Bandicoot and Skylanders.

The work we do together every day impacts almost half a billion players around the world. We solve big company challenges with a small company feel. We are technology-driven with a culture of openness. This means collaborating to solve interesting problems, enjoying the freedom to talk to anyone, and always feeling respected. We take the work seriously; ourselves, not so much.

What we do:
We're looking for an Intermediate Software Engineer to join up with the development team that designs, builds, runs, and evolves our in-game social, progression, rewards, and monetization services platforms for the Call of Duty franchise and other popular Activision titles. You will work closely with title project teams at Demonware and the studios to make sure they have the features they need for their upcoming games. We chart a long-term vision for these products to provide the capabilities that enable Activision's game studios to focus on building the best games in the world.

Your responsibilities:
  • Develop new services by collaborating with peers for requirements gathering, design, review, and deployment.
  • Work with the team to maintain the services you develop.
  • Work as a partner to game studios, designing online and multiplayer experiences.
  • Work with game studio engineers to troubleshoot problems with online and multiplayer features.

Your Profile:
  • Some experience with Python or C++ coding, or skills in a similar language
  • Some experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, security and scalability
  • Experience with distributed systems and web technologies

Nice to have:
  • Experience with multi-platform development, including PC, Xbox One, and PS4
  • Experience with game development

What Demonware Offers:

Relocation Support, generous paid vacation, RRSP matching program and top-tier medical, dental and life insurance coverage for you and your dependents, free games, and perks.