Arkane Austin is looking for a Lead Online Engineer to join us and lead our online technology group as we experiment with new types of immersive sim gameplay.
Report to the Director of Engineering and manage a small team of engineers whose responsibilities include the design, implementation and management of game client and server replication logic and communication, as well as a small self-directed team of backend engineers.
Manage design and implementation of client/server technologies and systems, including suggesting improvements and new systems that could benefit our titles.
Work closely with Gameplay and Design teams to ensure the backend technology is solving the needs of our titles.
Work closely with other members of the team and set priorities
Contribute as an active member of the Online team
5+ years of experience working in online games
Substantial work on at least one shipped AAA game title
Excellent knowledge of C++ including reviewing modern C++ code
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience working with source control (Git, Perforce, etc.)
Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
Excellent delegation skills and ability to empower others on the team
Ability to accurately estimate schedules and deliver high quality work products to that schedule
Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude
Previous experience as a Lead Engineer or higher managing a team of engineers.