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Lead Online Programmer- PC/Console Multiplayer Games – London

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23983 Posted: 9 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: PC/Console Multiplayer Games

Located in the London borough of Bromley, our client is all about crafting the world's most engaging multiplayer experiences. They are growing the studio for exciting new projects on PC and console and are looking for a talented and passionate Lead Online Programmer to help create them.


  • Strong experience programming, having worked on a minimum of one shipped game.
  • Advanced understanding of C++.
  • Solid experience interacting with external APIs and services within a robust system.
  • Familiarity with incorporating external APIs with game clients: PSN / XBL / Steam.
  • Experience with multi-platform console development.
  • Strong interpersonal skills & time management.
  • Great communication and presentation skills.


  • Responsible for the productivity of the Online Team who designs, implements and supports client side features that interface with backend and platform level services.
  • Work closely with backend services engineers and frontend UI engineers, to help realise features such as Matchmaking, Telemetry, Player Statistics, VOIP solutions, Lobby flow and integrating with Xbox Live, Steam and PSN features such as Auth, Rich Presence, Messaging etc.
  • Effectively prioritising the teams work to make best use of each team member’s skills.
  • Share knowledge with the team to create robust, flexible interfaces that respect the core technical pillars of a project.
  • Dive into hands-on work when necessary.
  • Keeping the team motivated, providing coaching, feedback, and opportunities for growth.
  • Work with the games’ leadership team to resolve project-level issues and represent their discipline effectively both internally as well as to external partners.


  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Passionate about Online Gaming.


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214415!

Tagged as: C, Network Programming, Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: C , Network Programming , Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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