Online Game Programmer

Location:

Stockholm

Discipline:

Programming

Level:

Mid

Salary:

Competitive

Negotiable

Contract:

Full Time

Posted:

March 7, 2024

Innovation, state-of-the-art tech, and endless talent lie at the heart of this Swedish game development studio. Based in Stockholm and comprised of industry veterans previously working on the Battlefield series, this company is currently working on a sci-fi bloodsport, squad-based, free-to-play multiplayer shooter soon to be released. If you’re looking for a challenge that tests your technical and artistic skills or just want to work with one of the leading developers in Sweden, this is the right place to do so!

Responsibilities and Requirements 

As an Online Game Programmer at this studio, you will work on two of their recently announced games alongside some of the most talented people in the gaming industry. 

You will be a part of Game Services, a strategic team with mixed competencies that provides online services and integration to the studio’s games. We work closely with the game teams, delivering online services of a high quality and ensuring they are operational. 

Examples of such services are: Persistent Inventory, Friends, Voice Chat, Anti-Cheat, Progression and Store. 

The games are being built in Unreal Engine, using C++, a scripting language called Angelscript and some blueprints. 

Requirements 

  •  Create the core metagame systems for the studio’s games 
  •  Collaborate with game designers to find innovative new ways to engage players  Design and develop the friends, party and chat systems 
  •  Use data as a guide when designing matchmaking rules

About You 

  •  A creative and curious mind 
  •  A strong background in C++ 
  •  An ambition to push the boundaries of "next-gen" 
  •  A good grasp of what social and metagame looks and feels like  A fluent English - our team comes from all over the world 
  •  An interest in computer science and programming as a craft 

Extra credits for this position also include: 

  •  Professional experience with Online systems in games 
  •  Experience working with or close to game design 
  •  Backend services development experience 

Benefits and Perks 

  •  Competitive salaries and bonuses 
  •  Passionate colleagues to share knowledge with 
  •  An inclusive, diverse work environment 
  •  A state-of-the-art office in the very heart of Stockholm, with incredible vistas, a terrace with baristas and food service, and a game room for you and your colleagues to enjoy 

About Us 

At Haptic, we know that people-first recruitment is fundamental to our success. We work closely with talented candidates and innovative studios to offer the best opportunities and build the most promising teams. 

Operating on the belief that a studio’s strength comes from the team they build to bring their ideas to life, we are committed to assembling the most talented, diverse game makers. 

As part of this pledge, whenever you apply for a job with us, one of our specialist recruiters will support you through each stage. From introductions and interviews to accepting an offer and submitting your resignation, we’re always here to help.

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