Jan 25, 2023

Senior Network Programmer / Developer


Senior Network Programmer / Developer

Engineering **
**Hyde, Manchester

Our client is looking for a Senior Network Programmer to work on an unannounced AAA title alongside some of the gaming industry's most established names.
The* *Senior Network Programmer will join a fast-growing, dynamic games studio to work on cutting edge technology and exciting new games for PS4 & PS5, XboxOne, Switch and PC. Working with the Lead, you will take ownership and responsibility for delivering networking systems and related gameplay features, work with the wider team on planning and delivery and share a passion for games. 
You will be familiar with existing online service providers (Playfab, Thunderhead, Azure, AOS) and be excited to provide mentoring and support to the rest of your team.

As a* Senior Network Programmer you will have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related Technical Degree or equivalent, have significant experience making video games and be confident with the following:  *
·      Full network stack experience and understanding
·      Sockets, Web Sockets
·      Matchmaking - Using existing systems or building new ones
·      Http(s) / REST API
·      Compression
·      Integration with game UI & Networking TRC's
·      Security, anti-cheat and encryption strategies, SSL, Bcrypt, AES - CCM encryption (and others)
·      Profanity filtering, age restriction
·      Familiar with bandwidth optimisation, dead-reckoning, trouble shooting poor networking conditions
·      Familiar with authentication systems
·      Online presence, rich-presence, achievements, leader boards, party, sessions, invite systems
·      Peer-to-peer networking
·      Session invitations

·      Analysing a project and create network play strategy
·      CloudScript
·      Unreal Engine
·      Console experience
·      Porting experience

Some of their benefits include;
·      Flexible working hours 
·      Flexible lunch hours
·      Discretionary bonuses
·      Christmas closing
·      State-of-the-art office equipment
·      Regular team lunches and socials (COVID allowing)
·      Work/Life Balance
·      Family studio
·      No crunch
Full job specification available.

This company is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

** If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided **

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