Lead Online Programmer (UK Remote)

Posted 15 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameRowan Hix-Dunn

Job description

Aardvark Swift is working with Lucid Games as they look for a Lead Online Programmer to join their growing team.

Established for over a decade, Lucid Games is a studio with big ideas and the skills to bring them to life. As the developer of the Playstation 5 exclusive, Destruction AllStars and the vehicle combat game Switchblade, the team has made a name for themselves in the gaming industry. They have also collaborated with some of the world's biggest developers and publishers on some of gaming's biggest franchises.

Your responsibilities…
  • Mentor, lead, and support a team of network programmers
  • Design, build, and research integrated game engine networking features
  • Work closely with the production team to identify and address any risks
  • Ensure systems and services are stable, performant, safe, and secure
  • Collaborate with other game disciplines to develop robust network and multiplayer features
The skills and benefits you’ll bring to the role…
  • Excellent knowledge of C/C++
  • Strong understanding of low-level network principles such as sockets, NAT, UDP, TCP/IP
  • Experience with higher-level networking systems such as matchmaking, server hosting, and game network services
  • Ability to develop and design reusable systems
It's a bonus if you have…
  • Knowledge of cloud providers
  • Experience with custom web infrastructure
  • Knowledge of or experience with Docker
  • Web development and deployment experience