New Halo Game In The Works?

By: Joe Bentley | January 13th, 2014

In a recent job posting it appears that Microsoft and 343 industries may be developing another Halo title besides Halo: Xbox One.  You can check out the posting information below.

Some key phrases in the job posting include things like:

  • “Developing a new experience in the Halo Universe.”
  • “Deliver the online and connected features of a AAA game title”
  • “Experience with services development (as a consumer of service features from client code)
  • “Experience shipping a current generation AAA game title”

 

 343 Industries is searching for a rock star engineer to join the team developing a new experience in the Halo universe. Work on one of the most exciting and creative intellectual properties in the industry; we are gathering an incredible team to help drive the future of Halo.

We are looking for a talented software developer with the skills and drive to help us deliver the online and connected features of a AAA game title. As a candidate, you should work well in a highly collaborative, cross-group role, should be able to make appropriate engineering decisions to meet requirements and mitigate issues, and should be passionate about delivering a quality experience and overall product.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
As an online and connected experiences developer, you will collaborate with designers, services developers, and other developers to deliver polished code that powers the online and connected features of the game. You will author design specs, write prototype code, extend existing code, and implement new code. You will fix bugs and solve issues in code and design. You will collaborate to resolve problems with dependent systems.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
-At least 5 years of professional C++ experience
-Experience with services development (as a consumer of service features from client code)
-Strong communication and problem-solving skills
-Experience shipping a current generation AAA game title “

 

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Source: Microsoft Careers, DualShockers