Network Programmer (Hybrid Options)

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Posted 02 March 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationGuildford
Job type Permanent
DisciplineProgramming
Reference16939
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Stellar Entertainment are looking for a Network Programmer to create the features that connect their users. You will collaborate with your colleagues in game design and gameplay engineering to provide support through the architecture, design, implementation, and optimisation of the layer that drives their games.

As a Network Engineer for Stellar Entertainment, you will...

  • Help with the design of the architecture for the network components of their games
  • Implement, and fine-tune code
  • Work closely with the gameplay engineers using the provided interfaces
  • Analyse and optimise the wire data
  • Understand and solve intricacies of network issues, e.g. high latency, low bandwidth or firewall traversal scenarios

The skills and experience you'll need...

  • At least 5 years of professional development as an network engineer within the games industry
  • Proficiency in C/C++ 
  • Expertise with debugging real-time applications
  • Understanding of network, multi-threaded and concurrent programming
  • Collaborative and communicative mentality across disciplines
  • Have a passion for developing high quality games

Bonus points if you have...

  • 2 or more programming languages under your belt
  • Previous experience in building large scale, realtime, multiplayer games

Just some of the benefits of working with Stellar Entertainment include...

  • Working on international AAA game projects
  • Access to cutting-edge hardware
  • Employee Assistance Programme (mental health, financial and wellbeing advice)
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • 24 days holiday (starting)
  • Christmas Shutdown
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Regular Team Incentives and Social Events