Network Engineer

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November 2, 2020
Full Time

We’re looking for an experienced Network Engineer to establish and support multiplayer and multiplayer features for future projects at Heart Machine.

Join up and lead the development of cross platform online multiplayer gameplay through the Unreal 4 engine; from matchmaking to the core moment-to-moment experience, you’ll be crucial in giving our players the online experience they expect while helping build incredible worlds with our award-winning team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain networking systems, features and tools for the Unreal engine for various platforms
  • Own, operate and support the services and features you develop, including documentation
  • Provide your technical expertise in networked gameplay design
  • Educate the others on maximizing network reliability and integration

Your Qualifications + Skills

  • Expert in C++
  • Expert knowledge of Unreal engine networking protocol
  • Expert knowledge of online subsystems and platforms
  • Strong communication skills while being self-directed
  • Ability to write reliable, optimized, parsable code
  • A deep passion for online video games

Heart Machine Offers

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexibility in work location(s)

To Apply

Send your application to with the title "Network Engineer".

Please include specific skills you would bring to a new project, as well as any links to current and/or past projects and your resume. We are supportive of a diverse workforce and strive for inclusiveness.

All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

About the Company

Creators of Hyper Light Drifter and Solar Ash.

Heart Machine is a deeply motivated and close-knit team located in Los Angeles. Our focus is gameplay that’s engaging, fluid and fun, while also building worlds through vibrant art, heartfelt stories and incredible sound design. We’re immensely excited to be creating things we love every day.

Although we are all passionate and work incredibly hard, our studio is not a crunch-factory - we like to live our lives, have holidays, and remain healthy throughout a project.

We’re supportive of a diverse working environment - different life perspectives offer a lot to building a better game, studio and understanding of one another.

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