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Programmer - Network

Salary:
27,177 P.A. ?
Location:
Oxford
Company:
Rebellion

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Rebellion Oxford is currently looking for an experienced Network Programmer to work on multiple AAA titles currently in development for all platforms. This role includes developing and maintaining in-game networking, dedicated game servers and cloud-based backend services such as matchmaking, analytics and telemetry.


Want to know more? You can watch our video here;

Inside the Rebellion coding team.


A minimum of 2 years’ experience in embedded C/C++, ideally in the games industry. Experience of using Playstation Network (PSN), Xbox LIVE, Steamworks and/or similar APIs for matchmaking, stats and leaderboards in online multiplayer games preferred. Experience of TCP and UDP socket programming and/or RESTful services in production code is preferred. Experience with cloud services such as AWS or Azure would be an advantage but is not required.

A first class or 2:1 degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or other science-related subject would be preferred. Candidates with other degrees and those without higher academic qualifications are still encouraged to apply if they meet all of the experience criteria above.


You will;
  • Write and develop network code for next generation consoles, desktop and mobile platforms
  • Integrate with APIs such as Playstation Network, Xbox LIVE and Steamworks
  • Develop and maintain cloud services
  • Maintain existing code for multiplayer and online functionality
  • General multiplayer game programming and testing
  • General engine programming

Requirements

  • Strong C/C++ skills
  • Knowledge of Playstation Network, Xbox LIVE and/or Steamworks APIs
  • TCP and UDP socket programming
  • Experience using or developing RESTful APIs
  • Enthusiasm for games
  • Knowledge of network configuration (e.g. firewalls and routing tables) would be an advantage
  • Experience with AWS, Azure and/or the ELK stack would also be an advantage

Benefits

  • Holidays: 25 days paid annual leave plus all bank holidays (33 days total)
  • Relocation: reasonable pre-agreed costs eg belongings, transport, non-refundable agency fees, etc
  • Pension: contributory pension scheme where company matches 4%, salary sacrifice so saves on tax & NI
  • Cycle Scheme: spread bike payments over 12 months, salary sacrifice so saves on tax & NI
  • Eye Test Vouchers: free eye tests and additional discounts on glasses/contact lenses
  • Introduction bonus: £2k for internal staff referrals that lead to hires
  • Loans: Up to £1k interest free personal loans
  • Free Stuff: fresh fruit, Rebellion Steam titles, GDC Vault access, digital 2000AD/Solaris/Abaddon/Ravenstone copies, game and film library
  • Discounts: 50% off most 2000AD merchandise, discounted membership at The Athlete Centre gym 200 metres from Oxford studio
  • Culture: friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and recognition of the importance of work-life balance
  • Social: annual company events (Summer BBQ & Christmas Party), various ad-hoc events and out-of-hours social groups such as photography, board games, football, baking, etc
  • Oxford Location: local pub, M&S and Waitrose, 5 minute walk to train station and 15 minute walk to city centre
  • Hours: flexible start and finish times (core hours 10am-4pm with 7.5 working hours overall plus 1 hour for lunch

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