Network Engineer

Today

Today

IT
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Location: Lisbon / Remote

About:

We’re building interconnected worlds that will host a bustling community of players. Drawing from the vast, shared universes of titles like No Man’s Sky and the intricate social hubs of VRChat, our goal is to create a seamless and expansive online environment. As Islands are crafted and communities flourish, the backbone of it all is a robust and reliable network. If you're someone who understands the challenges of maintaining online spaces and thrives on ensuring players can connect without a hitch, we're looking for you. Dive in, and help us architect the digital bridges that will connect thousands of Islands and millions of residents.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement scalable server architectures to support a growing number of players and their intricate virtual worlds.

  • Collaborate with game developers to integrate online features, ensuring smooth and synchronous gameplay experiences.

  • Implement and maintain security protocols to safeguard player data and prevent unauthorized access.

  • Monitor network performance, identifying bottlenecks and optimizing data transmission.

  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in network technologies and best practices, ensuring Today remains at the forefront of online gaming.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in networking for online games or lite MMOs.

  • High degree of proficiency with C++

  • Deep understanding of client-server architectures, load balancing, and network optimization techniques.

  • Proficiency in network diagnostic tools and software.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot and address real-time networking issues.

  • Familiarity with the specific challenges of networking for social simulation and building games.

We offer competitive salaries and an open, friendly company culture. Our international team is structured around fast online communication. We value diversity and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all suitable applicants.