Mid - Senior Network Programmer

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Posted 09 August 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameChristopher Redgrave

Job description

Aardvark Swift has joined forces with the phenomenal studio Red Kite Games to find their next Mid - Senior Network Programmer. This studio specialises in AAA development mainly for PC and Console, with a huge portfolio of varying genres. 
In this role, you'll be responsible for the delivery and integration of robust network features in collaboration with their multi-disciplined development teams.
Your knowledge and expertise will also be invaluable in supporting projects across a multitude of platforms, genres and game areas.

Your responsibilities...
  • 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
  • Want to work in-studio alongside a very social and close-knit team
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Shipped multiple titles
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • A broad 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
Bonus points if you have...
  • Prior console development experience
  • Leveraging tools and systems within Unreal to deliver network functionality
  • Adoption of efficient development methodologies (e.g. continuous integration, automated testing, tools pipelines, etc.)
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation support & visa sponsorship
  • Annual bonus
  • Life Assurance, income protection and critical illness
  • Flexitime
  • Early finish fridays
  • 5 learning & development days per year – Including Udemy access
  • Employee assistance programme – Including health, mental health and wellbeing support
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay