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Lead Multiplayer Programmer - World Class Games Studio

Job Title: Lead Multiplayer Programmer - World Class Games Studio
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stockholm
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-09-26
Reference: MULTIPACK260717
Contact Name: Henry Exelby
Contact Email: hexelby@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: July 26, 2017 17:30

Job Description

I’m currently on the lookout for a Lead Multiplayer Programmer to work on a Top AAA Game. 

As the lead of the Multiplayer team you will be responsible for selecting and mentoring the other members of the team, as well as designing and leading the implementation of the entire network/multiplayer for the games that need to support multiplayer.

Your team will be responsible for the development of the network layer, work closely with the engine team to co-develop the object replication layer, collaborate with the AI/gameplay team to define and implement network aware features, workflows and setups, share responsibility with the online team to create, run and monitor our game-servers and backend infrastructure.

Key Requirements:
  • Recently shipped at least 1 AAA multiplayer game
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols, major APIs and libraries
  • Strong knowledge of multiplayer related tech: firewall traversal, data compression and encryption, distributed algorithms, mesh topologies, objects replication, prediction models and latency compensation, anti-cheating
  • Strong knowledge of C/C++
  • Experienced in navigating and integrating new technologies into large existing codebases
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Team Leadership experience and a collaborative attitude
  • Structured approach to planning, tasks estimation, breakdown and assignment
  • Experiences with creating custom tools with C#/.NET
  • Cross-site working experience
Studio Perks
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free Drinks and Snacks
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Stocks and Shares
  • Free AAA Games
  • Generous Holiday Allowance
If you are interested in this top role please get in touch.