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Lead C++ Network Programmer AAA Games NW England - Ref 2239

This AAA console and PC game studio based in the NW of England is looking for a Lead C++ Network Engineer to join their team.  You will create a network play strategy under the guidance of the Technical Director.

What will you be doing?
•    Working in a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, artists and designers
•    Collaborating with platform holders to ensure any technical challenges are overcome
•    Participating in all types of the code base

Who you are
•    Low level socket network game programming
•    Online game techniques e.g. for matchmaking, dealing with error, object prediction and replication, client security...
•    Online hosting e.g. Amazon AWS, Multiplay, Azure, Playfab, Thunderhead, AOS...
•    Web technology e.g. endpoints (REST)
•    Multiple shipped game titles
•    Degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or relevant
•    C++
•    Object Oriented Programming
•    Interpersonal and communication skills
•    Problem-solving skills
•    Detail oriented
•    Shipped at least one title as Lead Network Programmer preferably AAA 
•    Game UI and network integration experience
•    Anticheat and encryption strategies e.g. SSL, Bcrypt, AES - CCM, filtering…
•    Compression, bandwidth optimisation issues and solutions
•    Leaderboard and invite systems experience

A bonus if you have:

•    Console programming (PS4/Xbox One/Switch/PC) and porting experience
•    Machine architecture
•    3D maths
•    CloudScript, Unreal Engine


This studio offers competitive salaries, great work-life balance, no crunch and a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic pension scheme.


Please email me your CV as a Word document to  quoting reference 2239.

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Lead C++ Network Programmer AAA Games NW England - Ref 2239

United Kingdom
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 09/05/2022

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