Online Programmer [Go/Kubernetes]

May 27, 2022
Winnipeg, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Full remote

Vanguard provides a set of standard APIs and tools to work with dedicated server resources - setup, deployment, scaling, development and operations are simplified and enhanced by a Ubi-centric API and Ubiservice referentials. Leveraging the latest cloud-based and microservices-oriented technologies, it aims to offer maximum stability and scalability. The platform is mainly developed in Go and runs on Kubernetes.

As a member of our team, you will be directly involved with the development and enhancement of the platform, providing flexibility, performance, and stability for Ubisoft’s most ambitious productions. You will contribute to their success by staying in direct contact with them on a daily basis, providing them with the best possible support. You will be committed to ensuring that the game meets the performance and functional standards that were set, from design to post-launch.

You believe in our studio’s core values and want to be part of a collaborative team.


What you’ll do

  • Develop a cutting-edge online platform and efficient online services in collaboration with game production teams and other partners
  • Analyze and break down feature requests and provide solutions that are realistic, robust, and achievable
  • Work within time and resource constraints
  • Collaborate with many production and support teams in Montreal and around the world
  • Improve our product by identifying and fixing bugs reported by our partners
  • Document your work
  • Remain informed of the latest technological advancements in online services and games.
  • Work on projects of your own initiative through our Innovation Jams


What you bring

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Expertise in programming web services with Go Programming language
  • Expertise with Kubernetes
  • Keen interest in microservice development, cloud technologies, and working with a DevOps mindset
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Autonomy and resourcefulness
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • A collaborative spirit 

Any of the following would be useful: 

  • Experience in the development and operation of online services or games
  • Experience with Docker 
  • Experience in AWS, Google Cloud or Azure services and hosted infrastructures

The Studio

Ubisoft Winnipeg is a technology studio with a unique mission: develop new technologies that will change the way we build video game worlds. We are the only Ubisoft studio focused on exploring the unknown to develop technology that empowers game creators at studios around the world to build even better, more immersive worlds across our major brands.

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

What to send our way

  • Your resume, highlighting your education, experience, and skills, and anything else (examples of projects) you think we might find helpful.
  • A real live person will review your application, in this case Sheena. While we’re doing that, get to know our studio and our team a bit more.

 Additional Information

This role is based in our Winnipeg studio, with the opportunity for hybrid or full work from home within Manitoba.


This role is based in our Winnipeg studio, with the opportunity for hybrid or full work from home within Manitoba.

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