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Game Online Service Manager

Job Title: Game Online Service Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: 2019-03-12
Reference: GOSM
Contact Name: Robin Stallick
Contact Email: rstallick@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: March 12, 2019 10:40

Job Description

A world class game studio that is all about developing incredible and engaging  multiplayer experiences is looking for a superb Game Online Service Manager to join the team and work on a leading AAA Franchise.

Members of the Online Services programming team are responsible for implementing online service features within a multiplayer environment. We work closely with other disciplines to help them realise their ideas through rapid prototyping and iterative agile development.

 

As a Senior Online Services Programmer, you will use your advanced knowledge and experience to own the technical design and implementation of large-scale game features. Through mentoring and championing of best practices, you will provide day-to-day support for more junior members of the team whilst effectively managing your own time and workload through delegation. You will help drive the project forward by working with your discipline lead to plan and maintain roadmaps.

 

We believe that constantly improving our skills is an essential part of the job and offer regular leadership, management and mentoring training opportunities.

 

You excel at:

 

Working with members of multiple disciplines to effectively elicit requirements and translate them into technical designs.

Identifying and championing best practices within your specialist domain.

Working effectively in open and collaborative environments.

Employing a can-do attitude to solve difficult problems as part of an agile, fast-moving and highly-focused team.

Writing clear, maintainable and portable code.

Communicating ideas, intent and constraints to both technical and non-technical team members.

You have:

Strong practical knowledge of C++, with relevant professional experience.

Strong experience developing online services using Steamworks, PlayStation Network or Xbox Live.

Experience developing for PlayStation 4 and/or Xbox One.

The ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical team members.

Excellent time management skills and the ability to self-organise.

The people skills to work collaboratively within a team.

Professional experience iteratively implementing gameplay features from inception to delivery.

Experience mentoring junior team members and providing clear and considered feedback.

Experience working in all phases of game development, from feature design and implementation to bug-fixing.

Even better if you have:

 

Professional development experience with real-time networked multiplayer games.

Professional Unreal Engine 4 development experience.

Have shipped titles on PlayStation 4 and/or Xbox One.

Experience profiling and optimising code for optimal CPU, memory and bandwidth usage.

Experience in low level networking programming.

 

Perks and Benefits

 

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children

- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children

- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution

- Complimentary gym membership

- Free eye tests + discounted glasses

- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service

- Brand new state of the art office

- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance

- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.

- Childcare voucher scheme

- Employee assistance program



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