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Senior Network Programmer - London

Video Games - Software Engineering
Ref: 359 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Jun 2020
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Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Network Programmer who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms. This role will involve working with our network team to developer all network and online components on a game project.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of our networked and online components on a game project.
  • Advising gameplay and content teams and evangelising good network processes.
  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member.
  • Offer advice and suggestions for improving the development process.
  • To be proactive and help with problem solving.

 

Technical Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of responsibility for the network development on at least one AAA game.
  • Advanced understanding in C/C++.
  • An advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them.
  • A good understanding of game technology principles.
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting production process for creative software teams.
  • Unreal engine experience an advantage.
  • A broad range of knowledge and experience with the full network stack from low level UDP through to simple REST services.
  • Incorporating third party systems to fulfil game requirements.
  • Willingness to contribute to all network layers on both server and client, not just hand off at the transport layer.
  • Understanding of anti-cheat solutions for networked games.

 

Skill Requirements

  • A passion for playing and developing exceptional games.
  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member.
  • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc problem solving.
  • Must be detail oriented with an extremely high bar for the quality of delivery.
  • Able to work independently, prioritize and handle pressure.
  • Must have excellent time management skills to perform in a fast paced, high volume, high-pressure environment.
  • Good verbal and written interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Experience working in fast-moving development environments; needs to be flexible to cope with changing requirements.

 

Benefits

  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year.
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews.
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process.
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex.
  • Invites to WB films in their London based private cinema before their release date.
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour.
  • Staff only merchandise store.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan.
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encourage biking to work.
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support).
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses.
  • Gym Pass – 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.

This is a fantastic role, which will require all your skill, talent, confidence and above all, your passion to be part of the team creating truly impressive landmarks in gaming.

The role offers an attractive salary, benefits and a great career opportunity.

If you believe this is the ideal role for you, click apply NOW! 
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Note: Must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United Kingdom and be willing to relocate to London area.

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