Online Programmer for Video-Games

DRONE CHAMPIONS AG · May 4th 2018

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DCL is seeking an experienced and talented online programmer to join our team, for the development of our Drone Champions Game and other projects. This is an exciting opportunity, which will let you join a team of skillful people from all around the world, with the goal to digitally synthesize the behavior of flying machines into software, and bring it to life through online tournaments, world-wide leaderboards, social events, and so on.

We will consider applications for remote work, but it would be mandatory to physically work from DCL offices in Ruggel (Liechtenstein) during the initial phase of the project, for at least two months.

The videogame project is in its infancy and the candidate would be part of the Core Team that directs its development. Your main responsibility will consist in designing and implementing all the online and multiplayer features of the Game. Depending on the capabilities of the candidate, the role can evolve into a Lead / Head level of responsibilities, as the Team grows. As well as possessing the necessary online and programming skills the candidate must be able to communicate with clarity and confidence in English (any level of German would be useful but optional).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years programming experience.
  • Proficient with some back-end programming languages (PHP, Python, .NET, JavaScript / Node.js)
  • Ability to manage a hosting environment, including database administration as well as scaling applications.
  • Good understanding of the fundamental networking architecture and client-server models.
  • A creative problem solver, able to quickly learn and utilize new concepts and technologies.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Written and spoken English.

ADDITIONAL VALUABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience developing online features using Steam or similar APIs.
  • Experience in async multiplayer game programming is a plus.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine or other third party Engine.

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