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Senior Network Engineer, Boss Key Productions
Location: Raleigh, NC
Founded in 2014 by Cliff Bleszinski and Arjan Brussee, Boss Key Productions is a new videogame development studio based in the heart of Raleigh, NC. BKP believes in an agile, no-nonsense approach to product and studio building with an emphasis on high quality product in a friendly environment while remaining as transparent as possible to the gaming community.
Boss Key is currently partnered with Nexon to make Lawbreakers - a science fiction first person shooter. Boss Key Productions is looking for a talented an driven Senior Network Engineer to help define and implement the best back-end architecture and online infrastructure for Lawbreakers.
- Work closely with the design and gameplay team to develop the entire network portion of our game, with a focus on servers and back-end service infrastructure
- Create the back-end server infrastructure, including web, statistics, databases and game server hosting on 3rd party infrastructure
- Diagnose and fix complex player impacting problems within the live environment
- Setting up systems to deploy worldwide client & server versions & Patches with minimal player downtime
- Setup the Player Persistence back-end: 3rd Party Account, Profile, Statistics
- Create back-end solutions for competitive Leaderboards with Ingame, App and Web digestion
- Implement Commerce API
- Implement Advanced skill based and geographic Matchmaking systems
- Setup deep User Tracking, analytics and support the creation of dashboards
- Create load-testing test suites and analysis; and drive towards solutions
- Create the Client interface with the Cloud systems and Launcher
- Managing and Deployment of Virtual machines
- Support the game as a High availability service and Maintenance
- Be the key point of contact with 3rd parties
- At least 4 years experience as a network engineer on a high availability and high performing service
- Have deep and current knowledge about Multiplayer games architecture of the past 10 years
- Excellent programming skills in C/C++
- Proven knowledge and experience in setting up modern Cloud and/or Website architectures
- Experience with UDP/TCP low-level network implementation
- Experience with smart Client and Server Patching
- Low-level network knowledge such as packet capture (wireshark, tcpdump), routing, firewalls, DHCP, DNS, NAT etc
- Great communication skills and have a collaborative attitude with co-workers and external parties
- Only US citizens or individuals with a valid green card should apply
- Prior experience running a 'game as a service' as an Online engineer on a PC or Console game
- Experience with Python, Unix/Linux and/or REST APIs
- Experience with AWS services architecture, roll-out and management
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