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Sr Network Engineer (MultiPlayer)
Austin, TX

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Job Description

You've delved into some of the most difficult problems in server-authoritative multiplayer networking, and solved problems involving lag compensation, latency, and network reliability. The challenge of building a client/server solution atop an existing engine (Unity or Unreal) is creatively exciting to you. You want to elevate mobile multiplayer gaming.

Sound like a match? Kabam Austin is looking for a talented and passionate Senior Multiplayer Network Engineer to help develop the client/server solutions for a mobile-based synchronous multiplayer game.

This position will work with a now-forming development team during the pre-production phase and beyond. You'll architect and implement a world-class server-authoritative infrastructure for a synchronous action multiplayer game for mobile devices.

Required qualifications

* Experience with developing the server side of synchronous action multiplayer games
* Empathy for the player experience - improvement and lag mitigation technologies
* Strong understanding of networking protocols and data transfer optimizations

Preferred qualifications

* Database and data caching experience
* Large scale distributed infrastructure deployment experience
* Experience in detecting and rectifying cheating in games

Nice to have qualifications

* 7+ years of professional experience
* Shipped multiplayer games
* Experience working with mobile games
* Strong 3D math skills

Excited by this opportunity? We invite you to Apply Now and tell us what games have influenced you. Together, we can create some of the best games ever made.

About Kabam

At Kabam, we're constantly pushing the bar for excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming. We hire for passion and diversity so that together as a team we can triumph in our collective skill. Our teams are made up of a fusion of personalities and interests bound together by a collaborative nature, fun-loving culture and drive to do what it takes to make great games.

Kabam is a world leader of free-to-play games for mobile devices. Console quality graphics and next-generation technology are the hallmarks of Kabam games. Kabam merges the art of game design and the science of consumer behavior to create immersive games enjoyed by players around the world. Kabam's games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including Marvel Contest of Champions and Transformers: Forged to Fight and won several awards including Apple Editor's Choice and Google Play's Best Game of the Year. Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, San Francisco, and Austin. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.


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