Game Security Tech Lead – XDefiant

Jan 25, 2024
Sydney, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

You will be guiding the technical development of our game security measures, protecting the game client from hacks and exploits, hardening the code and data running on the player’s PC, and developing a secure infrastructure and server ecosystem for our players. You will be the technical leader, driving a team holding the player’s connected experience as the core of its mission, ensuring that players compete on a level playing field.


  • Secure the game client and its interactions with the game servers
  • Collaborate with the networking team to harden and optimize network traffic
  • Investigate exploits and cheats happening in our game and others
  • Guide engineers to develop world class security systems and practices
  • Educate content creators and gameplay engineers on how to maximize game security
  • Coordinate with the production team, curating the security roadmap and direction
  • Maintain and extend documentation on security best practices


  • C/C++ experience with understanding of multi-threaded programming techniques
  • Experience with securing games both on the client and in the cloud
  • An empathic, problem-solving, and open-minded attitude
  • Compassion, leadership, and mentoring skills
  • Debugging and analytical skills

Learn more about:
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  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Choice of paid parking or public transport expenses
  • Paid parental leave
  • Quarterly Rostered Days Off (in addition to Annual Leave)
  • Paid time off to volunteer

Ubisoft is committed to enriching player’s lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing solutions in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine, and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences. Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

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