Online Programmer - Remote working - £35,000 to £45,000

Job title: Online Programmer

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 depending on experience

Location: Remote (Home based)

 

Cloudwise is working with an elite award-winning team which have developed top tier games. With over a decade’s worth of pedigree creating AAA-games, the studio is a 175+ strong group of professionals working from either a central hub in London, offices in Singapore and Luxembourg, or worldwide via a unique and award-winning distributed development system. Our client is looking to hire a remote Online Developer with a strong background working with C++. Please find full requirements below;

 

General responsibilities for the role include:

·         Profile and maintain existing code

·         Take an active part in the game design process working with designers and other development departments

·         Turn game designs into technical specifications and implementing resulting code

·         Work with other programming teams to interface with all project subsystems, including gameplay, UI, and physics

·         Contribute to technical design documents and knowledge base

·         Test and refine Online-connected features during the development process

 

Requirements:

·         Strong C++ skills with at least five years of industry experience

·         Comfortable with console programming API’s to compliance requirements

·         A strong understanding of network sockets and reliable/unreliable protocols

·         Familiarity with P2P and client/server packet handling and latency/packet-loss mitigation

·         Experience in programming standard multiplayer features (matchmaking, leaderboards, friends etc)

·         Good debugging skills

·         The confidence to complete work to a high standard and on time

·         European location

 

Additionally, experience with any of the following will be considered an advantage:

·         Familiarity with client/server programming concepts

·         Java server programming, server scalability and deployment

·         PHP programming, HTML / CSS

·         Databases (primarily MySQL)

·         Linux and cygwin scripting

·         Anti-cheat systems

 

Soft skills requirements:

·         Excellent communication, time-management and organisational skills

·         Self-motivation