Novaquark (logo)
130, rue de Lourmel
75015 Paris

Date : 17.06.2019
Ad posted a first time on 08.04.2019
Reference : AFJV-EDEV977-15626


Novaquark currently develops Dual Universe, an ambitious continuous single-shard sandbox MMORPG taking place in a vast Sci-Fi universe, focusing on emergent gameplay with player-driven in-game economy, politics, trade and warfare.

Players can freely modify the voxel-based universe by creating structures, spaceships or giant orbital stations, giving birth to empires and civilizations. The company developed several proprietary technologies like its innovative Continuous Single-Shard Cluster (CSSC) server solution, as well as a state of the art voxel engine and procedural generation tools. Dual Universe successfully ran the 3rd biggest worldwide Kickstarter campaign for a video game in 2016.

Formed by veterans from Sony, Apple, Aldebaran Robotics and more, Novaquark is recruiting the best talents to help making Dual Universe a reality.

Check our website out and don't hesitate to contact us to apply !

Senior network and server developer MMO

Permanent contract Paris (75)

Position Duties

We are looking for a Senior network and server developer to reinforce our online team. We developed our own server technology to handle up to millions of players simultaneously connected in the same universe, without any sharding. We still have interesting technical challenges for smart developers to solve !

You will be responsible for a variety of missions related to our server cluster with a great level of autonomy including :
  • Develop new game features on the server
  • Maintain and improve our architecture to guarantee proper load balancing and scalability
  • Ensure a worldwide quality of service (latency, availability, ....)
  • Automate servers provisioning and deployment
  • Write and run massive load tests on the whole system

Candidate Profile

Requirements :
  • Very good level in modern C++ / C#
  • Network programming, distributed applications
  • Database (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Autonomy, solution-driven, and ability to adapt to changes quickly
  • Good level of English

Bonus :
  • Actor based programming
  • Python
  • Solid background in GNU/Linux systems
  • Video games development experience

Additional Information

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Resume, motivation letter, references, web site (if relevant)
To: Mikhael Butman