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Networking Programmer


Department: Programming

Studio:  SEARCHLIGHT – Third Party Studio

Country: Canada, Montreal

Hybrid Working

We’re pleased to be promoting an exciting opportunity for a Network Programmer to join an award winning independent third-party studio based in Montreal (Quebec), Canada. The successful applicant will be joining a dynamic passionate and diverse team working on an exciting and innovative new project.

The studio specialize in building their own IPs, targeted at consoles and PCs. Driven by a passion for our craft and a strong foundation of design methodology, they focus on fostering innovation and delivering awesome experiences to their players.

The studio position themselves as a meaningful and positive influence on the field they love, through the games made, but also through the way they make these games. Developing a video game can be an amazing experience, and as such, they strive to foster a positive and stimulating environment where everyone has an opportunity to grow in their craft. The studio value autonomy, initiative and ownership; believe in collaboration and think everyone in the team should have a voice in shaping the games they deliver.

The studio offers competitive salary, as well as great conditions: insurance, attention to work-life balance, very generous vacations package, and much more.


  • Responsible for online, programming, testing and maintaining game features and systems.
  • Work closely with designers to understand and comply with functional and gameplay requirements
  • Responsible for all code and for technical implementation.
  • Mentor junior programmers
  • Help the project manager to estimate working time and plan tasks, and follow up with other team members involved in specific features to ensure a quality and timely delivery.

Knowledge of

  • Networking programming
  • Netcode (replication and/or Remote Procedure Calls)
  • Knowledge of lag compensation
  • Handling of sockets and packets, NAT punchthroughs
  • Debugging and troubleshooting of network issues

Essential Skills & Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience as a programmer
  • Shipped at least 2 games
  • Autonomous and flexible
  • Good communication skills
  • Good collaboration skills
  • Capable of receiving and collecting feedback, improving and iterating on features
  • Must have meme proficiency


  • Experience in UE4
  • Experience in C++

Networking Programmer

Montreal, QC
Full time

Published on 07/21/2022

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