Senior Software Engineer

Mar 31, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Senior Software Engineer

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Job Description:

Your Platform

Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We work alongside engineers and creatives at our AAA partner studios and deliver the online and data services required by our massive franchises. We have launched well over 100 games, and our services connect multiple millions of players each day into epic entertainment experiences.

While Call of Duty continues to push us to build bigger and better systems year on year. We also have a strong history of supporting great franchises such as Tony Hawk, Crash Bandicoot, Destiny, Diablo, Guitar Hero, and Skylanders.

Our success comes from our talented and passionate people. Our work environment is welcoming and collaborative, we deliver on time and at scale.

Your Mission

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer and you will be joining the Fusion team within the Game Services department at Demonware. You will work closely with the game development studios that produce AAA blockbuster titles including Call of Duty®. Fusion’s mission is to make sure all Activision catalog is sustainable in the long term, which includes supporting new platforms for our new and old games. To be able to accomplish that mission, you’ll need to have a good understanding on how the game and the backend work. You’ll need to make sure what is shipped is tested accurately to ensure we provide the best-in-class experience to our players.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and improving game engine code and backend integrations.
  • Own, operate and support the features you develop.
  • Work as a partner to game studios, designing online and multiplayer experiences.
  • Work with game studio engineers to troubleshoot problems with online and multiplayer
  • features.
  • Provide technical mentorship to other team members through software engineering best
  • practices
  • Write technical documentation related to the features our team owns

About you:

  • Expertise C++ coding, or skills in a similar language
  • Understanding of services-oriented architecture
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, security and scalability
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with distributed systems and web technologies

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with multi-platform development, including PC, Xbox One, and PS4
  • Experience with game development

What Demonware Offers:

Relocation Support, generous paid vacation, RRSP matching program and top-tier medical, dental and life insurance coverage for you and your dependents and perks.

Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We run every part of the players’ online experience, from logging in to matchmaking to climbing the leader boards, for popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty®, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Crash Bandicoot™ and Skylanders®. Our main motto is Always Game!  

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional, and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting

The standard base pay range for this role is $91,770.00 - $194,120.00 CAD. These values reflect the expected annualized base pay range of new hires in British Columbia, Canada. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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