This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.
Based in Stockholm, Sweden our client is currently looking for a Senior Programmer to join a small focused team developing their next generation open world / sandbox multiplayer engine.
As a Senior Multiplayer Programmer you will influence the architecture and drive the implementation of all multiplayer technology in their engine. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the most complex and rewarding challenges in game development today; Open worlds, sandbox gameplay and highly destructible multiplayer environments.
As with most multiplayer development, a keen sense of fun gameplay and that 6th sense for what gives the perfect "feeling" are both key aspects for this role.
This is a rare opportunity for the candidate who wants to play an instrumental and leading role in a team developing cutting edge multiplayer experiences. If you are a person who likes being challenged and stimulated in an ambitious and talented environment this position will suit you perfectly. The studio is developing for both current and next gen platforms.
A strong passion for multiplayer and open world games
Experience from implementing multiplayer in multiple shipped games on PC or consoles
Experience from implementing networking technology and approaches, e.g. client-server, peer-to-peer
Familiarity with animation, physics and gameplay code in general
Knowledge of low-level network concepts, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, sockets
Experience of the platform specific services and APIs available for online presence, e.g. PSN, Xbox Live, Steam
Experience with matchmaking, lobbies, friends lists and host migration
Experience with security and anti-hacking approaches and techniques