Senior Network Programmer - CRYENGINE

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
  • 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.

What you can expect from us:

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games.

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