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Network Programmer

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary/rate: £25,000 - £55,000
  • Date posted: 19/01/18
  • Job reference: 6052
  • Permanent

A Midlands based AAA Games studio are currently undergoing an expansion due to the success of their past AAA titles and require an experienced Network Programmer to help develop the multiplayer features to a new AAA console title.

As the Network Programmer you will hit the ground running and be able to implement exciting features for this new title, which they anticipate will achieve a high Metacritic score. 

The studio have a long standing history in creating some of the best games on the market on console platforms. You will be working on a brand new project and will have the opportunity to take control and be able to implement fun and easy to use features, which allow fast and fluid gameplay and enables the player to have a great experience. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Server Development team in defining the core multiplayer systems of the title, such as enhancing the backend features to be able to cope with a huge demand, implementing player lobby’s and be involved with how quickly users connect to the game without any issues

The game will be exciting and fast paced, so part of your role must ensure that the gameplay process is smooth and lag free. You will also have a hand in developing the code for fair matchmaking features and player leaderboards.


  • Strong C++ Experience 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the games industry 
  • Worked on multiplayer/network features for a console title
  • Some mentoring experience or a desire to mentor junior coders
  • Experience with Security and Anti-Cheat Measures would be a bonus!
If you are interested in this position and would like to hear more, please send your CV to 
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