Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

343 Industries the developer of the Halo series of video games, is looking for a Senior Software Multiplayer Engineer to join our team working on the next, big Halo shooter experience. Work with the talented, passionate team behind Halo 5's extremely well-received Arena, Warzone, and Forge game modes to deliver exciting, engaging, and overall top-notch multiplayer experiences. This is an opportunity to have a significant impact on one of the biggest multiplayer franchises in the industry!



  • Own and maintain systems for cutting edge AAA multiplayer experiences

  • Participate in systems design and planning to establish a solid technical foundation for new code.

  • Write code to prototype, extend existing systems, and implement new features and systems.

  • Collaborate with designers and content creators to deliver AAA multiplayer experiences.

  • Team up with other developers within the multiplayer team and across other teams to deliver successful results.

  • Work with multiplayer team leads and production to estimate, track, and scope work across all phases of the project.

  • Fix bugs and solve issues that stand in the way.

  • Consistently deliver high-quality results.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience with C++ Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Professional game development experience on one or more shipped titles

  • Strong communication, problem-solving, and debugging skills

  • Passion for creating great experiences for players!

  • Professional experience on one or more shipped current-generation AAA titles

  • Experience with Lua, particularly as an embedded scripting language

  • Experience with cloud services and infrastructure, particularly Azure

  • Experience working with multithreaded game engines

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at .

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