Multiplayer Networking Engineer (Contract)
Today more than ever, successful games need to leverage cloud services. From indie titles with light social features to massively multiplayer games with millions of concurrent users, the majority of highly successful games require integration with online services. Our vision is to enable new kinds of games and make online experiences accessible to more developers by reducing technical barriers. Our solutions are built to scale to hundreds of millions of users and provide the extreme levels of customization that today’s most creative games require.
We are in search of an experienced multiplayer networking engineer to help design and build sample games and tutorials that showcase Unity’s new cloud technologies. These samples will introduce developers to our online services and demonstrate the best way to make modern, online experiences in a full-featured vertical slice.
Join a small multidisciplinary team focused on rapid development utilizing exciting technologies for matchmaking, game server hosting, live content updates, player challenges and more. The ideal candidate is a deeply technical multiplayer engineer with experience in game development, rapid prototyping, and collaborating with a team of artists, engineers, and producers.
- Develop core networking and multiplayer systems for sample game vertical slices
- Integrate Connected Games and other bleeding-edge online service offerings
- Ensure projects' structure, assets, and pipelines meet the high standards that an example project should demonstrate
- Be ready to roll up your sleeves and do anything within your power to ensure the samples are the highest quality possible
- Expertise in C# or C++
- Built and released a complete game or experience using Unity or another engine
- Real-time networking experience with UDP transport, netcode, socket programming, data compression, and/or multiplayer game systems
- Experience working on a multidisciplinary team
- Experience working with APIs and SDKs
Who we are
Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.
The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Facebook, Oculus, Autodesk, and Microsoft to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.
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