Offers “Ubisoft”

Expires soon Ubisoft

Server Programmer

  • IT development

Job description

Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment 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.

Ubisoft Halifax is looking for a new addition to our Programming Team! As a Server Developer, you will work closely with a lead or server architect and a team of server developers to build and maintain the backend services that keep our popular titles running smoothly.

Our studio is looking for an enthusiastic developer who loves games as much as the technology that drives them. This person will bring their curiosity, ingenuity, ongoing personal development, to a small, diverse, and close-knit team. A sense of humour is also a must! 

Key Accountabilities


·  Work with your lead to understand and implement full stack web applications, features and infrastructure.
·  Help guide and develop junior developers in best practices and server development
·  Translate designs and technical documentation into working code and REST APIs or web services.
·  Set-up, deploy, monitor, and maintain environments for teams responsible for online micro-services in the cloud and our cloud-based datacenters
·  Develop web-based interface tools using frameworks such as Node, HTML5/CSS/JS in combination with shell scripting.
·  Develop and maintain new RESTful APIs for use by the client development team to meet feature goals
·  Play an integral role in the development of applicable Web based administration tools and dashboards
·  Collaborate with team members on the development and improvement of processes and tools to be used across the Programming Department
·  Experience and understanding of source control systems such as git


·  Prioritize effectively and be able to recognize and report tasks that require immediate attention throughout development
·  Ability to estimate and communicate time frames, schedule tasks and draw attention to unexpected delays as the come up


·  A graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, diploma or equivalent work experience
·  A minimum of three 3 years professional experience in an applicable software development or server admin role.
·  Passion for quality software architecture and best practices
·  Proficiency in Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, NodeJS, and related tools
·  Experience developing or working with cloud-based services (AWS, Google Cloud...).
·  A working knowledge in web frameworks (preferably React, Spring Boot)
·  A strong capability working in Data Structure & Algorithms.
·  Understanding of database architecture and administration (SQL, NoSQL, MongoDB...)
·  Highly competent in working autonomously as well as within a team.
·  A solution-oriented and client-centric mindset.
·  A demonstrated track-record of critical thinking, resourcefulness, and as needed flexibility
·  A positive attitude and a good sense of humour

Bonus Experience

·  A Demonstrated knowledge of Network Terminologies (e.g. DNS, Routing, Firewalls, Proxies, TCP/UDP, etc.)
·  An understanding of SOLID principles of coding
·  Experience using or managing a variety of open-source technologies, databases, tools, etc.

What we can offer you

·  Competitive salary scale
·  Additional paid time off over the Christmas holiday break
·  Affordable gym membership
·  Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision care.
·  Hybrid working model
·  Flexible work hours to provide a healthy work/life balance
·  Summer months bring ‘Summer Fridays’
·  The ability to work alongside an international and diverse team

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ 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 challenges 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.

Challenge Accepted? Join us and create the unknown! 

Studio Description

As Ubisoft's first exclusively Mobile studio, our focus is on originality and functionality. Creating new projects and developing Flagship Ubisoft IPs. Our position on the tip of the East Coast is strategic in terms of studio efficiency (closest to European and American Time zones), and creativity (biggest game hub east of Montreal).

City Description 

Our studio is located in the heart of the city (Halifax, Kjipuktuk in the Mi'kmaw native language) within the iconic Maritime Centre.The Halifax Harbour is in view from our windows, and lunch breaks can be spent on the boardwalk or at one of the many restaurants and cafes that populate the downtown core. The studio culture is dynamic, with communication happening constantly between teams with an emphasis on team building and collaboration.

We Value Diversity!

Here at Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to lend a helping hand. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

To Apply

Please apply through the Ubisoft website

·  Cover letter including salary expectations (in pdf).
·  Current CV/ Resume. Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format. (in pdf)

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the volume of inquires, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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