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Senior Network Programmer

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Network Programmer to work within a AAA Game Development Studio based in the North West.

BENEFITS: up to £60k, annual bonus, at least 21 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas Shut down.

Flexible working hours, hybrid or fully remote working available, state of the art equipment, amazing work/life balance and NO CRUNCH!

We are looking for a Senior Network Programmer to join a growing studio who are working on a number of projects as co and lead developer on unannounced AAA titles for PS4 & PS5, XboxOne, Switch and PC.

The right person will be responsible for delivering networking systems and related gameplay features.

As this is a senior position, we do want someone who can provide mentoring and support to the team.

We want someone who has full network stack experience and who is familiar with existing online service providers such as Playfab, Thunderhead, Azure of AOS, and have had previous experience making and shipping video games, preferably AAA.

Key Requirements



  • Previous experience in making and shipping video games

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science

  • Full network stack experience and understanding

  • Experience with web sockets or sockets

  • Experience with Matchmaking using existing systems or building new ones

  • Experience with integration with game UI and Networking TRC's

  • Knowledge of security, anti-cheat and encryption strategies, SSL, Bcrypt, AES-CCM encryption

  • Familiarity with bandwidth optimisation, dead-reckoning, and troubleshooting poor networking conditions

  • Experience with peer-to-peer networking and client server networking


Nice to have skills



  • Any knowledge of Unreal Engine

  • Experience with CloudScript

  • Ability to analyse a project and create network play strategy

  • Console experience

  • Porting experience


Interested? Please contact Emma Stevens by applying to the role now


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + NO CRUNCH, WFH
  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Media
  • Recruiter: CV Bay Ltd
  • Contact: Emma Stevens
  • Tel: 01212964416
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-10-19 23:35:03 -

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