Lead Networking Programmer – AAA Games Studio – South East, UK

Location: Guildford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25736 Posted: 3 months ago

Project: AAA Games


OPM are working with a long-standing partner in the Games Industry looking for a Lead Network Programmer to join their expanding studio focusing on constructing innovative multiplayer experiences.

The successful candidate will help build real-time networked systems, working with Designers and Programmers to implement key game features from conception to live deployment.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience of leading small teams of programmers to successfully complete projects.
  • Professional experience as a network programmer in games development.
  • Strong understanding of game networking models and the pros and cons of each.
  • Advanced understanding of server architecture and networking protocols used for real-time online games at scale alongside an associated knowledge of network and server security.
  • Experience with hardware details of multiple game platforms, their associated capabilities.
  • Experience with load testing and simulation.
  • Experience developing and refactoring code in a live service environment.
  • Strong C and C++ skills with the ability to write readable and maintainable code.
  • Able to take an idea from a high-level concept through to implementation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with production to manage the day-to-day work of the Network programming team.
  • Ensure that system designs are clearly established and communicated to relevant stakeholders.
  • Proactively solve problems, working in collaboration with other discipline leads.
  • Ensure that technical initiatives across the Network team are aligned with the studio’s strategy.
  • Ensuring the technical quality and timely cadence of the Network team’s releases.
  • Work closely with designers to realise creative objectives.
  • Oversee the Network programming team and provide mentoring.

DESIRED SKILLS (GOOD TO HAVE):

  • Experience with AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Previous line management experience.
  • Experience leading teams working in a remote capacity.
  • Interest in UGC games.

BENEFITS:

  • Good benefits package
  • Private health and life insurance
  • Income protection and bonus scheme

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 426!

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