Senior Network Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - Frankfurt

Job Title Senior Network Programmer
Job Category Programming
Job Description Crytek is looking for a Senior Network Programmer to support the team in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio.


  • Develop and maintain low level networking system.
  • Create accurate task duration estimates and complete all work in a timely basis.
  • Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through to completion.
  • Display good communication and writing skills and create documentation where required.
  • Provide input to department project status meetings.
  • Actively participate in project by making recommendations of how to improve product quality as well as group productivity.
  • Mentor junior programmers.
  • Provide input to department project status meetings.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally.


  • Experience with PSN and/or Xbox Live.
  • Passion for making great games.
  • Experience writing technical documentation.
  • Experience with multiplatform development.


  • 5+ years of professional experience.
  • Strong programming skills in C++.
  • Experience with low level network programming for action multiplayer games.
  • Debugging/optimization skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative programming environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Willing to accept and provide direction, work well under pressure, and handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development.
  • Experience with multithreading.
  • Excellent English communication and writing skills.
  • Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

About Crytek

Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at the forefront of the interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation®4, Wii UTM, iOS and Android using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CRYENGINE®.

The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), Istanbul (Turkey) and Austin (USA).

Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio, and two Red Dot Design Awards (in 2010 and 2013). Its multi-award winning games include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008 Awards), Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010), Crysis® 3, Ryse: Son of Rome and Warface (awarded Best Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more information, please visit

Salary Based on experience
Location Frankfurt
Job Category Programming
Date posted 03/10/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Crytek using their internal reference 560.
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