As part of the Programming Department, you will work on developing online features for java/iOS games.

Within this framework, your main tasks will include:

- Defining and programming/developping the network portion of our games currently in development while working closely with the creation teams.
- Creating the architecture of the server and overseeing its rollout.
- Assisting gameplay and other developers in coding the server-side features of games.
- Suggesting the best techniques to offer players the best network experience (optimizing client/server exchanges and reducing waiting times).
- Client/server programming.
- Producing relevant documentation.


Minimum requirements:

- A Bachelor’s degree with 5 additional years of higher education (Bac +5) with specialization in computer networks and multimedia communications from a computer science institute.
- Excellent C/C++ programming skills, Java appreciated.
- Excellent Sockets programming skills (UDP/TCP).
- Experience/Knowledge of HTTP protocol and REST services.
- Motivated and passionate about video games.
- Independent, dynamic, thorough and enjoy working as part of a team.
- Thorough and ambitious, with interpersonal and organizational skills that allow you to complete projects within given deadlines.
- Creative, practical, and able to find and apply the best solutions to carry out your tasks.
- Fluent in English.
- A technical test will be required as the first step of the selection process.


Assets:

- Prior experience working with Facebook or other Social Networks API/SDKs.
- Knowledge in PHP/MySQL.
- Knowledge of some scripting language, specifically some web language such as python, ruby, javascript.
- Previous experience in developing and launching online multiplayer game projects.



Benefits:

- Opportunity to work in a newly created studio and learn in a professional environment with people who have a passion for creating video games.
- Open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world.
- Salary based upon experience and merit.
- Promotion possibilities: Lead Programmer.
- Permanent contract, full-time job and additional merit pay system.
- We are offering relocation support for candidates willing to move to Madrid.


Interested applicants should send their CV (and samples) to
recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com. Reference: “Online Programmer”