Anti-Cheat Team Lead (Programming)

Feb 22, 2024
Montréal, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a team lead for cheating prevention, you will guide a group of talented and inspired programmers and tech leads who develop technologies needed to create the games that Ubisoft fans have come to expect. Your technological knowledge, leadership skills, and ability to make informed decisions will help you fulfill your ambitions. Your work will be filled with passion and pride. 

Driven by a desire to see your team members flourish, you will support them in their professional development by seeing to their well-being, acting as their spokesperson in meetings with other teams and management, and ensuring that each person is in a position that stimulates them and lets them shine. 

Your global vision and deep understanding of what everyone does on your team will allow you to coordinate the work and multiply the results of everyone’s efforts. What motivates you the most is to see your team grow and deliver quality, consistent systems that will help provide the rich gaming experience our players are looking for. 

 

What you will do :

  • Distribute tasks and follow-up on the progress of the various projects during team meetings. 
  • With the help of your team, proactively identify threats to multiplayer online games and plan the best way to address them. 
  • Collaborate with other teams, such as gameplay, physics, networking, engine, to continuously improve and harden the codebase. 
  • Provide your team with the tools they need to work independently and contribute to the long-term technological vision of the projects. 
  • Meet individually with each member of your team to discuss performance, well-being, and career advancement. 
  • Communicate regularly with leads in other disciplines to plan, assess risks, and deliver on time. 
  • Code alongside your team members. 
  • Keep your project lead informed of the progress of your assignments and meet with other leads, both on your project and others, to discuss ways to improve processes and share technologies. 

What you bring :

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or an equivalent field 
  • Vast experience in video game programming (strong technical background in engine and/or online and/or gameplay programming is a plus), alternatively: vast experience with large live systems (platforms with many disciplines involved).  
  • A minimum of three years of experience managing a team of programmers 
  • Proficiency in C++ and other programming languages commonly used for developing games or online platforms. 
  • Experience participating in the full production of at least one game or the equivalent as a programming team lead 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Excellent communication and strategic leadership skills coupled with strong empathy and diplomacy 
  • The ability to remain calm in demanding situations (you know that there is always a solution) 
  • A real understanding of video game production and the ability to put yourself in the shoes of the other professionals involved in production 

What to send our way :

  • Your CV highlighting your education, experience, skills, and games shipped or platforms you have worked on.