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Senior Network Programmer

LH - NWRK

CV Technical

£0.00 - £65,000.00 Per Annum

UK, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development

ASAP

07/09/2021

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

Yes

Our Client develops characterful, accessible and innovative action/adventure and racing games for console and PC. They are part of an independent UK developer working with some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony and Sega.

 

The Role 

The Network Programmer would work across various areas, included but not limited to implemantation of online services and multiplayer functionalist within games across platforms and services ( Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, PlayFab), per-platform online feature implementation, network bandwidth optimisation, advising and supporting multiplayer gameplay implementation, work with party systems, work with VOIP, plus other general code tasks where required and suitable.

To be succesful in this role, you will have:

  • Strong programming experience (C++)
  • Understanding of network communication principles in games (such as reliable/unreliable packets, message queues, latency)
  • Experience working on real-time multiplayer games
  • Experience with online services such as matchmaking, leaderboards, parties, lobbies
  • Console experience (PlayStation/Xbox/Switch)
  • Generalist able to work in multiple areas on occasion when required (e.g. minor UI, supporting gameplay, etc.)

It would also be beneficial to have:

  • Experience with networking architecture in UE4 (e.g. client-server, replication configuration, etc.)
  • Experience with UE4’s network profiler or Epic’s Online Subsystem interfaces

What they’ll do for you

They offer a super benefits package including generous holidays, flexitime and excellent employee benefits. They support your personal development through access to training resources and time to work on them. Further perks include their legendary annual Big Day Out, plus epic Christmas parties, vouchers on your birthday and free fruit for everyone! Their new, regular studio Game Jams are a highlight - staff spend a full day developing and pitching their own game ideas for possible development by the studio.



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