Senior Network Programmer - CRYENGINE

vom 09.01.2019

We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Programmer to develop and maintain CRYENGINE Networking Systems at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples* 


  • Take ownership, develop and maintain CRYENGINE Networking Systems.

  • Improve and optimize existing components of the code base.

  • Work with the game project teams to assist in multiplayer technology integration into Crytek in-house games.

  • Gather and verify requirements across multiple projects for the Network domain.

  • Maintain cross-platform solutions to support third-party online services (Steam, PSN, Xbox Live).

  • Work closely with other programming disciplines to achieve great multiplayer experiences in the games.

  • Create and maintain modules to be used for automated testing purposes.

  • Undertake technical training/teaching of the team.

  • Create accurate task duration estimates and complete all work in a timely basis.

  • Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through to completion.

  • Contribute to Developer and End-user documentation.

  • Mentor junior programmers.


  • 5+ years of professional software development experience within the games industry or an equivalent.

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.

  • Previously held a Senior or an equivalent position while working on Network technology.

  • Deep understanding with at least one of the following: Socket networking (TCP, UDP protocols), P2P or Client-Server architectures, synchronization or network security.

  • Have been a feature owner of Network systems in a shipped game title.

  • Excellent knowledge of C++.

  • Excellent understanding of:

    • Object-oriented software engineering

    • Multithreaded software architecture

    • Performance measurement and optimization

  • Object-oriented software engineering.

  • Multithreaded software architecture.

  • Performance measurement and optimization.

  • Experience with any game engine, preferably CRYENGINE.

  • Experience with large code bases.

  • A team player and be self-driven.

  • Excellent communication skills with a strong affinity for transparency.

  • Fluent English language skills.

  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.


  • Experience with Steam, PSN and/or Xbox Live.

  • Passion for making great games.

  • Experience with writing technical documentation.

  • Experience with multiplatform development.

  • Management and leadership skills.




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