Senior Network Engineer

The Game Band
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Posted
April 18, 2024
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

The Game Band is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to play a crucial role in building out the multiplayer experience in our game. Our ideal candidate has extensive experience implementing and optimizing network systems and is eager to innovate around co-op + mass community game mechanics.

 

As Senior Network Engineer you will

  • Support the synchronization of the gameplay state and mechanics between players in multiplayer sessions
  • Lead the architecture of a flexible network system that seamlessly supports co-op, drop-in multiplayer, and dedicated servers
  • Optimize networking systems to minimize usage of CPU processing, memory, and bandwidth
  • Work closely with the engineering lead and gameplay programmers to create new features across all possible network configurations

 

Requirements

  • 6+ years of engineering experience with demonstrated C++/C# programming skills
  • At least one shipped game that includes network systems that you led or made significant contributions to

 

Nice to Haves

  • Shipped project(s) in Unity
  • Specific experience with third-party networking technologies in Unity (such as Photon or others)
  • Specific experience with Steam multiplayer integration

 

How to Apply

To apply, email us your resume and feel free to include any details about yourself that you'd like to share. We are accepting applications ongoing as of right now but check back frequently for deadlines and updates. As we grow we will be posting new positions, and we will try to respond to as many applicants as we can.

Thank you for considering The Game Band!

About 
The Game Band

The Game Band is a fully remote studio, best know for Where Cards Fall, winner of the Apple Design Award in 2020, and our viral sensation Blaseball.

We’re in the early stages of development on a new project and our excited to expand the team! If you enjoy collaborative gameplay with a healthy dose of procedurally generated chaos, you’ll be right at home working with us.

 

What benefits do you offer?

  • 100% employer paid health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Remote friendly
  • Unlimited PTO
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Where Cards Fall is a slice of life puzzle game where you build houses of cards to bring formative memories to life. Create pathways through dreamlike spatial puzzles to navigate the insecurities and emotions of high school and beyond.

Blaseball is an absurdist, player-driven, corruptible, online game of baseball. It’s a simplistic simulation of a sport, built in the void of real sports, where players can view, bet on, and contort the league.

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