Network Programmer

Guildford, UK, Permanent

Ref: PROG1701002

Supermassive Games are looking for a highly talented and experienced Network Progammer to play a key role in the studio.

The primary role of this position is to develop and maintain network game systems that enable the production of AAA quality gameplay.


  • At least 5 years of experience in the games industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of several game systems including multi-player network gameplay.
  • Experience using Unreal Engine 4 would be an advantage.

Key skills and responsibilities

The main and routine tasks of this position are:

  • Working closely with designers and other content creators to define and implement systems that enable them to create high quality content.
  • Creating new and extending existing systems so that they are easily re-usable across projects.
  • Debugging and profiling code.

Key Technical skills / Knowledge

  • Excellent C++ skills, used in a game development environment.
  • Experience with with high-level networking features for multiplayer games. Including areas such as:
    • How to avoid network problems by involving design and content teams
    • Ability to communicate networking implications to other team members
    • Extending and improving existing systems
    • Good understanding of low-level networking, but able to work at a much higher level
  • Able to understand and use various SDKs and interfaces effectively.
  • Excellent 3D maths knowledge.
  • Able to design and plan own work
  • Experience working with a large codebase and large development teams.

The candidate should have

  • A highly positive and proactive work ethic.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • A desire to learn and improve on their skillset.

You also need to be:

  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Determined and self-motivated
  • Prepared to rise to a challenge
  • Always striving for quality
  • Creative and innovative

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