Senior Network Programmer - Games - North

Games Jobs - Programming - North

Job Title Senior Network Programmer - Games - North
Job Category Programming
Job Description Location – North

Job Type – Contract or Permanent

Format – Cross Platform

Salary – Competitive Rates DOE

SENIOR NETWORK PROGRAMMER



My client is one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers. They're looking for new team members with the drive, passion and ambition that will help those make those games the best they can be.

The work environment is relaxed, friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a realisable input into the games the studios create. They are looking for the best talent in the business to take the projects forward.

Job Description:

We have an exciting Senior Network programming opportunity using Unreal 4 on a large, undisclosed AAA project in pre-production.

The Senior Network Programmer’s primary responsibility is to design and implement low level network systems and implement network game play or enable network game play to be developed. Must also exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills, a high level of understanding towards game technology production and an adaptability to meet the needs of multiple projects utilising common technology, when applicable.

Requirements:

  • Development of technical design specification, implementation and test plans
  • Testing, debugging and revision of new or legacy engine network systems
  • Development of network systems appropriate to a given game
  • Profiling, performance-analysis, performance tuning
  • Researching state of the art techniques and contributing innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game networking
  • Working with Technology Programmers, Development Directors, QA Testers and game project production staff
  • Providing mentorship to Network Programmers
  • Meet production schedules and deadlines


Knowledge Requirements:

  • High proficiency in C/C++
  • Extensive, senior level console programming experience on shipped AAA titles required
  • Excellent debugging and communication skills
  • Practical experience with 3D maths
  • Experience with at least one console network API
  • Experience developing network game play
  • Experience with source control systems
  • Communicate effectively within a large group/multiple project environment
  • Think critically, and apply analytical skills in resolving complex issues
  • High personal standards as demonstrated in quality and pride of work
  • Create complex systems from start to finish
  • Quickly master proprietary tools and development processes
  • To take direction and criticism
  • Meet deadlines designated for team projects
  • Professionalism and the ability to function well within a team
  • Mentor less experienced programmers
  • Self-motivated




To apply please send a CV to <a href=mailto:officemanager@opmjobs.com>officemanager@opmjobs.com</a>



Max Hurd - Programming Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214420

Email: <a href=mailto:Max@opmjobs.com>Max@opmjobs.com</a>

Skype: max.hurd.opm

LinkedIn: <a href=http://uk.linkedin.com/in/maxhurdopm>http://uk.linkedin.com/in/maxhurdopm</a>

Twitter: OPM_Programming
Salary DOE
Location North
Job Category Programming
Date posted 14/08/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 4036.
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