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Senior Gameplay Networking Programmer – PC Console – Scotland

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #21911 Posted: 2 years ago

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Job Title – Senior Gameplay Networking Programmer – PC Console – Scotland

Job Location – Edinburgh

Job Type – Permanent

Salary – Competative

Job ID – 21911

 

OPM are working with a studio creating a ground breaking game who are currently looking for an experienced Gameplay Networking Programmer.

 

You will be responsible for the design and implementation of the client and server gameplay networking architecture. In addition to building and managing the gameplay networking team, this role involves hands-on development.

 

You will also liaise with third-parties and communicate gameplay networking requirements and limitations to the wider development teams.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Design and lead development of our client and server gameplay networking architecture.

Oversee the performance and scalability of our game servers.

Define and manage budgets for bandwidth and server utilisation.

Build and manage our gameplay networking team.

Educate the wider development team on the challenges and trade-offs associated with networking gameplay, dealing with potential issues as early as possible in the development pipeline.

Liaise with third-parties across a wide range of client and server related networking requirements.

Take a hands-on approach to implementing client and server networking features.

Work with the lead back-end programmer to ensure the game servers are correctly integrated with the back-end services and scaled according to demand.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Strong C++ skills.

Self-motivated and driven to creatively solve problems.

Strong communication skills, and comfortable working across teams.

Experience managing a technical team.

Extensive gameplay networking design and programming experience on at least one released AAA PC/console game.

Experience hosting game servers in the cloud, preferably with AWS.

 

Tagged as: Network Programming

Tags: Network Programming Categories: Programming , Technical

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