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Network Programmer - Wilmslow

820488005

Cloud Imperium Games

Negotiable

UK, Wilmslow

United Kingdom

Programming and Development

ASAP

18/07/2020

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Cloud Imperium is looking for a Network Programmer to work on our exciting PC space combat sim, Star Citizen!

Successful applicants will join the team of Network Programmers at our Wilmslow studio. Working in a co-operative, cross-disciplinary team environment you will implement the client/server network functionality of Cloud Imperium's games. Your work will be varied and you will face many exciting challenges at the cutting-edge of online game development. Duties include working on our core network library, helping programmers from other teams to network systems and game features, integrating the client and server with our backend services, as well as working with DevOps and QA to diagnose issues affecting our Live servers.

Join us and help make Star Citizen the "Best Damn Space Sim Ever."

Senior positions available.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Responsibilities:

  • Working on our core network library
  • Helping programmers from other teams to network systems and game features
  • Integrating the client and server with our backend services
  • Working with DevOps and QA to diagnose issues affecting our Live servers

Requirements:
  • Strong C++ and multi-threaded programming skills
  • Experienced in TCP and UDP network programming
  • Online game development experience
  • Experience profiling and optimizing (network, CPU, memory, IO)
  • Development experience in Windows and Linux
  • A passion for making and playing games
  • Work well in a cooperative team environment

Pluses:
  • MMO development experience
  • Experience with client/server development including security and network traffic management
  • Lumberyard development experience
  • Space combat sim development experience
  • One or more shipped products, especially PC products

This position is offered at our Wilmslow Studio by Cloud Imperium Games Ltd.



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