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Network Programmer – Games – South UK

Location: Oxford, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Rebellion

 

This well established UK studio is currently looking for an experienced Network Programmer to work on multiple AAA titles currently in development for all platforms.

This role includes developing and maintaining in-game networking, dedicated game servers and cloud-based backend services such as matchmaking, analytics and telemetry.

 

Experience Required:

  • Must have previous experience in embedded C/C++, ideally in the Games Industry. Experience of using Playstation Network (PSN), Xbox LIVE, Steamworks and /or similar APIs for matchmaking, stats and leaderboards in online multiplayer games preferred.
  • Experience of TCP and UDP socket programming and/or RESTful services in production code is preferred. Experience with cloud services such as AWS or Azure would be an advantage but is not required.

 

Qualifications:

First class or 2:1 degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or other science-related subject would be preferred. Candidates with other degrees and those without higher academic qualifications are still encouraged to apply if they meet all of the experience criteria above.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write and develop network code for next generation consoles, desktop and mobile platforms
  • Integrate with APIs such as Playstation Network, Xbox LIVE and Steamworks
  • Develop and maintain cloud services
  • Maintain existing code for multiplayer and online functionality
  • General multiplayer game programming and testing
  • General engine programming

 

Skills:

  • Strong C/C++ skills
  • Knowledge of Playstation Network, Xbox LIVE and/or Steamworks APIs
  • TCP and UDP socket programming
  • Experience using or developing RESTful APIs
  • Enthusiasm for games
  • Knowledge of network configuration (e.g. firewalls and routing tables) would be an advantage
  • Experience with AWS, Azure and/or the ELK stack would also be an advantage

 

Tagged as: Network Programming

Tags: Network Programming Categories: Programming , Technical

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