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Engine-Network Programmer

Engine-Network Programmer

Funcom is looking for an experienced engine engineer with expertise in engine/network programmer to join its core technology team. In this position, you will be building and extending the high level server and multiplayer systems used across all of Funcom's titles. You will also be working on optimizing the low level network systems in the engine and our games to provide players with the best experience possible.

Make sure to check out our company values and history.



  • Strong C++ skills, ideally including experience working in multithreaded and memory constrained environments
  • Solid understanding of scalable client/server architecture
  • Experience optimizing server for large player counts, including load balancing
  • Aptitude for breaking down complex problems into small/manageable tasks
  • Strong communication skills (English is our working language)
  • Experience working on one or more released titles as server, network or live services engineer


  • Experience working with platform live services such as Steam, Xbox Live, PSN, etc.
  • Experience working with cloud computing backends such as Azure or AWS
  • Experience with databases such as SQLite or PostgreSQL
  • Working knowledge of 3d Math/ trigonometry
  • Experience working with UE4
  • Experience working on current generation console titles

You need: 

  • To identify yourself with, and embrace, our company values
  • To have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • To have a passion for games and your profession
  • To relocate to Oslo
  • To be able to work independently and to be self-directing

We offer:  

  • Flexible working hours 
  • Company pension plan 
  • Health initiatives such as free access to gym, massages during work hours, Personal Trainers, etc. 
  • Offices located smack in the middle of Oslo 
  • Strong company values
  • Challenging and interesting work 
  • A position the right candidate can greatly influence 
  • A studio with employees from more than 25 countries 
  • Social events and gatherings 

Norway offers: 

  • World class public healthcare
  • Free public schools
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Fluent English speaking population

Please apply in English. 

If you do not have extensive experience but still feel you would be a good match for us, please send us some samples demonstrating your ability.

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0153 Oslo Directions contact@funcom.com +4722925900

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