KingsIsle Entertainment

Senior Server Engineer

# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Location: Round Rock, TX

KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Senior Server Engineer to work on exciting new family-focused video games for mobile and tablet devices. We are the creators of the popular and critically acclaimed Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 50 Million registered players to date. This is an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and highly successful game company.

Description

Responsibilities

  • The Senior Server Engineer will be responsible for maintaining, optimizing and extending a cross-product, scalable MMO server architecture
  • Ability to work individually and with a diverse and experienced team of developers in a creative and fast-paced environment
  • Collaborate with other programmers, designers and artists
  • Create, test, debug and maintain game code and scripts

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Verifiable proficiency with C++, Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
  • Network programming experience (TCP, UDP, optimization, security, NATs, etc.)
  • Architectural experience (client/server preferred)
  • 5 - 8 years of relevant experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned

Preferences

  • Real-time and Multi-threaded environments experience
  • Prior distributed system development experience
  • Database development experience
  • Linux development experience

Considerations

  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salaries will be commensurate with experience
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
  • This job is located in Round Rock, Texas

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