Online Software Engineer

By December 5, 2016Jobs

Career Opportunities: Online Software Engineer (107808)

We are Criterion. We love games.
Over the last fifteen years we’ve entertained millions of players around the world with our award-winning and massively entertaining games. We are a team of talented people who craft games with joy, passion, and commitment to quality.

At Criterion, we place enormous value on creative collaboration, fresh ideas, and unique perspective. Our studio is a healthy mix of industry veterans and newcomers working together to inspire, support, and educate one another.


The Challenge Ahead:
We are looking for someone with a deep love of Online Engineering who can help us take the connected play in our games to the next level. This person will be able to speak passionately about everything from object replication, through matchmaking, to game modes. They’ll be able to inspire the team by describing untapped capabilities that we can turn into revolutionary play.


What a Software Engineer does at Criterion:
The successful engineer will work alongside a highly collaborative, multi-discipline team developing new and innovative online features for the various exciting projects Criterion is working on. They will be responsible for writing code that delivers an awesome online experience with technology used by other leading EA titles such as Battlefield and FIFA. You should have experience in delivering features for large online applications to a high level of quality and stability.

An Online Software Engineer also needs:

  • Fluency in C++
    • Experience with C#, MySQL/SQL Server, NodeJS, Linux is a big plus
  • Experience of realtime game networking
  • Experience with delivering a service on the MEAN or LAMP stack (or similar), handling at least hundreds of requests per second
  • A passion for delivering bold new online features
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-discipline team delivering game features
  • Ability to work with other senior engineers to develop strategies for solving large scale problems that affect the entire game
  • Ability to estimate work and provide accurate updates on progress
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Passion for delivery of quality software to Criterion’s high standards


What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
We realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, so we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.