Network Programmer

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Posted 26 September 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Aardvark Swift is supporting Sumo Digital's Nottingham studio in their search for a Network Programmer. The studio develops action and racing games for console and PC, bringing character and innovation to everything they do.

In this role you will be responsible for the delivery and integration of robust graphical features and associated engine and pipeline functionality, in collaboration with their multi-disciplined development teams. They on a wide variety of projects and tasks, contributing to the development of high-quality performant graphic systems

Your responsibilities will include...

  • Work on a wide variety of projects and tasks, contributing to the development of robust network systems
  • Implement well-engineered, reliable, scalable and maintainable code across a wide variety of projects
  • Follow best practices, development processes, documentation and coding standards
  • Devise innovative solutions to overcome platform constraints
  • Investigate bugs or issues in networking systems when encountered.
  • Mentor less experienced coders in your area of expertise, sharing knowledge and best practices
  • Assist in planning your work.

The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...

  • Experience working across multiple titles,
  • Demonstrable knowledge of network related systems and architecture
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills,
  • Good communication skills
  • A desire to solve problems,
  • Strong 3d math and problem-solving skills
  • A passion for multiplayer games and games technology

Sumo Nottingham develops multiple AAA projects with some of the world’s biggest publishers, with games such as Team Sonic Racing and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. As well as contributing to genre-defining titles like the Forza Motorsport, Horizons and Hogwarts Legacy; Sumo Nottingham's vast development experience spans multiple genres and platforms.

They are a studio with a friendly, fun vibe, committed to maintaining a family feel culture with strong team relationships both inside and outside of work.  For this reason, they call ourselves Sumo Nottingham Family or SNF for short.  They genuinely care about each other and support each other through successes and failures, through our good times and bad.  When they celebrate success, they are proud to shout about it.  Located just a mile outside the City Centre, ten minutes walk from the train station, with good tram and bus links.  The Nottingham Cycle Superhighway is also on their doorstep as is PureGym, where they offer a free membership to staff.   

Nottingham is bustling, busy city of nightlife, culture, sport and stories.  For the seventh year in a row, Nottingham has been awarded a Purple Flag as being recognised as one of the best nights out in the UK.   It has a diverse offering of bars hidden down alleyways, under pavements, indie hotspots, cosy pubs and cocktail bars.