Senior Network Engineer

Our client is a fast-growing company launched just over a year ago with substantial funding to sustain their growth.  They are now seeking a senior level network gameplay engineer (UE5 or UE4) to help with their multiplayer engine on Unreal Engine 5.They are going through a huge growth phase and are looking for a number of junior, intermediate and senior people to join their expanding team of over 25 people. Job description 

As the Senior Network Gameplay Engineer, you will:Work with the technical director, creative director, and other core, simulation, and backend service engineers to make a multiplayer experience possible in our clients gameSetup and implement our clients gameplay networking system for replicationCreate the technical designs for implementation of our clients multiplayer engineOptimise networking systems to improve latencyOptimise and debug gameplay networkingWorking from home (remote working)
QUALIFICATIONS (not all are required, but they are helpful):
Experience building and shipping networked games in Unreal Engine.Ideally Unreal Engine 5 (UE5) or excellent experience of Unreal Engine 4 (UE4)Experience with networking, RPC, and replication systems in Unreal Engine.5+ Years Experience building games as a network-oriented gameplay engineer.Experience optimising performance, memory, and network bandwidth of real time applications.Understanding of computer and console game networking systems and technologies, e.g.

peer-to-peer and client/server models, latency compensation, etc.5+ years of experience in C# and/or C++.
GENERAL SKILLS (not all are required, but they are also helpful):
Experience in troubleshooting and creating testing plans.Gaming experience - preferably also working in the games industry.Previous experience working in an Agile team.Knowledge of working with Asana.Excellent communication skills.Self motivated and ready to learn.
£60,000 - £80,000 Basic Salary (Subject to experience)Flexible Working HoursJob Type: Contractor or EmployeePaid Holidays (employees only)NFT Bonuses (all)Equipment supplied (all, where required)Well funded, job securityStart Date: ASAP
The team all works remotely and is Worldwide with 2 core teams split between the UK and USA, so the working day is not a standard 9am to 5pm.As a blockchain tech company, there are many benefits you wouldn't find at other companies, such as being rewarded with NFTs and other game-related items, as well as being allocated a share in the company's Cryptocurrency Token, which has seen huge gains since launching in December 2021.As a start-up company, every role is important to our client and can be challenging at times, especially when deadlines are close.

We are an extremely caring company and there may be occasional opportunities to travel to corporate events and meetups which could be anywhere in the world.This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for a start-up company just before it's about to hit the moon.SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER (UE5) – BLOCKCHAIN GAMING - £60,000 - £80,000 BASIC SUBJECT TO EXPERIENCE + EXCELLENT BENEFITS & REMOTE WORKING

  • Location: Birmingham, London, Reading, Manchester, Bristol
  • Salary: Excellent Basic & Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Anderson Wright Consulting Ltd
  • Posted: 22-Aug-2022
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