Gameplay Security Engineer - XDefiant

Feb 10, 2024
Osaka, Japan
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Keeping out the cheaters and making the game environment fair for everyone is a constant challenge and a rewarding struggle. We all know how important it is to give people the chance to show off their skills without having to contend with script kiddies running aimbots.

Think you have what it takes to make the next generation of games a place people want to play? Join XDefiant and show us your game security skills and help us lock out the losers who need cheats to even be on the leader board.

We are looking for a highly talented, motivated, and experienced person to work with us on XDefiant, a new multiplatform online multiplayer action game. XDefiant is a free-to-play, fast-paced arena shooter that combines intense combat with personalized loadouts and specialized factions, as teams battle for domination.

You’ll be working to make the game client and servers are as secure as possible, so we can ensure that our users get the best, fairest game experience possible. Working to make sure the game server data is secure and validated, blocking game exploits, and helping create the best possible play environment. You will work with a small, collaboration-oriented team where you will have the opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways. 



  • Analyze the game ecosystem for exploits
  • Ensure that server logic and server-client interactions are secure and validated
  • Collaborate with the networking team to harden and optimize network traffic
  • Maintain and extend documentation on gameplay security best practices
  • Self-manage programming task schedule updates and coordinate with production team
  • Ensure that your code meets the team's coding standards to deliver high quality and maintainable code 


  • Solid C/C++ development skills
  • Several shipped titles as Gameplay or Game Security Engineer
  • Experience in developing and implementing key gameplay systems
  • Autonomous, problem-solving, and open-minded attitude
  • Debugging and analytical skills

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