Senior Network Programmer - RED KITE GAMES, LEEDS

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Job Title Senior Network Programmer - RED KITE GAMES, LEEDS
Job Category Network / Online / Server
Job Description Since its formation, Red Kite has been producing award-winning games for a variety of different platform holders, studios and publishers. Specialising in complete multi-platform games development, Red Kite has a proven track record in the creation of cutting-edge games.
Having set up home in the beautiful Grade-II listed Park Row House in Leeds city centre, Red Kite Games continues to deliver unrivalled creatively led and technically proficient game development to the likes of Microsoft, Sony, 2K, Activision, SEGA and Codemasters.
Several high-profile titles include God of War III: Remastered, Crackdown 3, Two Point Hospital, DiRT 4, Payday 2, Team Sonic Racing and Call of Duty: Strike Team.
It’s a very exciting time to join Red Kite; not only are we working on several high-profile games for current gen and next gen platforms, we're also developing our own IP.
Come join the team and help to make great games with a lovely bunch of people!
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Red Kite are working on a variety of exciting open world AAA games and has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced network programmer to strengthen and shape one of our teams.  In this role you’ll be instrumental in the development and maintenance of client-side network functionality, in collaboration with our multi-disciplined development teams. Your knowledge and expertise will also be invaluable in supporting projects across a multitude of platforms, genres and game areas. In your new role you will:·       Work on a wide variety of projects and tasks, contributing to the development of robust network systems.·       Follow best practices, development processes, documentation and coding standards.·       Identify and debug network issues across multiple projects.·       Mentor less experienced people, share knowledge and best practices with the team.·       Assist in planning your work and the work of others. To be successful you will have:·       Shipped multiple titles with at least one AAA game in a key position.·       Excellent C++ programming skills.·       Excellent problem-solving skills.·       A deep contemporary knowledge of scalable online services, client/server and peer to peer architectures, data replication and cloud, PC, and console platform services and APIs.·       A passion for multiplayer games and associated technology. Experience in any of these areas may be advantageous but not essential:·       Prior console development experience.·       Leveraging tools and systems within Unreal or Unity to deliver network functionality.·       Adoption of efficient development methodologies (e.g. continuous integration, automated testing, tools pipelines, etc.).
Salary Based on experience
Location Leeds
Job Category Programming
Date posted 11/08/2020
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