Senior Network Engineer (Games, Multiplayer, C++, Unreal Engine 4), Remote or London or mixture post covid, £55k to £85k plus incredible stock, bonus and benefits

Avanti Recruitment is proud to be partnering with a top games company and helping to recruit experienced Engineers with strong skills in C++ and Unreal Engine 4.

This opportunity will be working on an awesome game / project team, and is for an experienced client Network Engineer who excels at networking and multiplayer systems work for games, including real-time Unreal Engine client-server multiplayer networking and communications to general server services.

You will have opportunities to contribute at both a systems level and a gameplay level.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • You will help drive the design and implementation of underlying networking systems, building on the functionality of the Unreal Engine and our own server services
  • We are a close-knit team, and you will collaborate to create systems for both real-time gameplay and massively multiplayer events and progression
  • Ensuring the creation of well-designed, adaptable, and testable software, including some work on automated tests
  • Working with both the UE4 client-server architectures and our internal Central Tech SDKs

Required Experience & Skills

  • You have developed and released multiple games with Unreal, and at least two games as a client multiplayer network coder
  • You have deep experience with C++, plus a thorough understanding of low level comms libraries and associated threading challenges
  • You are a good authority when it comes to network systems engineering
  • You document your code with concise overview descriptions and guides
  • Have good understanding of system design patterns, memory/performance optimisation, and how to document knowledge

Desirable Experience & Skills

  • Experience with real-time multiplayer games
  • Experience of live game incident resolution
  • You have worked on action or strategy games in the past

To find out more about the literally incredible opportunities available here, get in touch with Mike Walton at Avanti Recruitment in Reading.

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