Senior Network Programmer (Remote Options) – Oxford, UK

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Senior Network Programmer

Rebellion – Oxford, UK

Rebellion are looking for an experienced Network/Online Programmer to join their core engine technology team. This is an exciting opportunity to work on new technology, supporting multiple AAA titles currently in development for all current and next-generation platforms.

Working on new technology as part of their internal tech team, you will be pushing the boundaries and driving their industry-leading internal engine and tools suite even further.

You will focus on supporting online multiplayer features for PC and consoles and write and develop network code

What you’ll be doing…

  • Writing and developing robust maintainable engine code
  • Implementing features across all current and next-gen platforms, including prototypes and new technologies
  • Identifying and solving technical problems (cross-platform issues, debugging, profiling and optimising for memory usage and real-time performance)
  • Integrating APIs such as PlayStation network, XBOX Live and Steamworks
  • Maintaining and expanding the codebase, supporting pipelines and higher-level programmers
  • Responding to feature requests and bug reports from developers
  • Researching new tools, techniques and processes
  • Collaborating across disciplines

The skills and XP you'll bring to the role include…

  • Experience as a Network/Online Programmer with excellent C/C++ skills
  • Strong debugging, profiling and optimisation ability
  • Ability to work with a large existing codebase, learn new systems/concepts and implement them quickly and efficiently
  • Knowledge and interest in networking, online gaming and use of third-party multiplayer APIs

The perks and benefits you'll receive include…

  • Relocation Assistance
  • 26 holiday days, increasing with service to 31 days
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Healthcare Cash Plan, including Dental & Vision
  • Income Protection, Critical Illness and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Interest free, tax-free loans
  • Discounts to over 3,000 UK gyms, pools & fitness events
  • 50% off 2000 AD merchandise

Rebellion are well known for their culture, fostering a friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere. Projects are managed with the importance of an anti-crunch work-life balance firmly at the fore.

You'll also enjoy the regular social and charity activities from the annual summer BBQ and Xmas party to social groups from photography to board games. Rebellion are also keen supporters of industry charity Special Effect, so you'll be able to take part in their events such as football and go-karting.

Rebellion are well recognised as one of Europe’s biggest independent studios; a leading developer and publisher of games, they're also active across books, comics, TV and film.
 

With all that in mind, what are you waiting for?

For more information about the role, studio or working culture contact Phil Boltt on +44 (0)1709 834777 or at phil@aswift.com

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