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Network Programmers – All levels – Edinburgh – Online PC/Console Games

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23269 Posted: 6 months ago

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

OPM are thrilled to be working with a well-known Games Developer seeking Network engineers at all levels to join their Gameplay and Services team.

 

This could involve working on Network Gameplay feature or on features like leader boards etc.

 

The role centres very much around being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding, large-scale projects to be found in any entertainment medium.

 

You would be welcomed to a friendly, inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

 

Working on the network team will involve a large variety of different tasks from the low-level (such as optimizing the data sent over the physical network) to the high-level (such as ensuring game objects move smoothly in network games taking packet loss and network latency into account).
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, maintain and extend current networking systems on different gaming platforms.
  • Integrate online services into our titles, such as working with matchmaking systems to find optimal multiplayer sessions and connect players together.
  • Synchronize game entities and gameplay state in a bandwidth efficient manner that works well over home Internet conditions.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Good C/C++ programming skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Strong OO design skills.
  • Experience working with low-level network libraries.

Tagged as: Network Programming

Tags: Network Programming Categories: Programming , Technical

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