Regular Server Programmer – HUNT

at Crytek GmbH (view profile)
Location Frankfurt, Germany
Date Posted February 8, 2019
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type c#


We are searching for a Regular Server Programmer to work on online-game backend technology in Frankfurt, Germany studio.

The Regular Server Programmer will develop and enhance online-backend systems used across Crytek games. Ideal candidate has experience with online-services from perspective of real-time/game applications, working with/architecting scalable compute clusters, network traffic analysis etc. The position involves working with cross-disciplinary groups, including interaction with game design and programming teams.

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


  • Develop and support of reliable and high performance online services, help integrate them into company’s products.
  • Act as mentor.
  • Create accurate task duration estimate and completes all work in a timely basis.
  • Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through completion.
  • Use good communication and writing skills and create documentation where required.
  • Defined prior to the commencement of these duties. Safeguard the company's assets including source code, art work, tools, and technical know-how.
  • Provide input to department project status meetings.
  • Actively participate in team working on project by making recommendations on how to improve product quality as well as group productivity.
  • Create documentation where required.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally.


  • 3+ years of professional work experience as Programmer, preferably in the games industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Direct responsibility for performance and functionality of certain server modules.
  • Strong programming skills in either C++ or C#, working experience with both.
  • Debugging/optimization skills.
  • Understanding of multithreading concepts.
  • Understanding of network programming concepts.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative programming environment.
  • Willing to accept and provide direction, work well under pressure, and handle multiple tasks.
  • Passion for making great games.
  • Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development.
  • Team player and self-driven.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.


  • Experience with Actor Model, CSP or other concurrent programming model. // - e.g.: C# tasks, go routines, Erlang.
  • Programming & trouble-shooting experience in Linux-like environments.
  • Relational database programming experience (SQL, TSQL, PL/SQL).
  • Experience developing secure online services.
  • Experience with making multiplayer games.

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