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Cloud Imperium Games

Network Programmer

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Cloud Imperium Games
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Manchester

Network Programmer

Make Star Citizen the β€œBest Damn Space Sim Ever”

As a Network Programmer, you will work alongside industry veterans at the cutting-edge of online game development. Architect, build and maintain ground-breaking systems at the very heart of Server Meshing, our revolutionary networking technology for scalable, real-time, MMOs. Push the boundaries of what's possible and consider problems from every angle. Help other teams develop game systems and features for Star Citizen, our exciting MMO space simulator. Work in a cross-platform environment, using and developing experience from other game programming disciplines, such as physics, animation, and gameplay.

Founded in 2012, Cloud Imperium Games creates cutting-edge videogames that defy expectations. We're currently developing Star Citizen, a record-breaking multiplayer online space sim, and Squadron 42, a cinematic single-player adventure set in the same universe. Join us as we break boundaries and make videogame history.

What do our Network Programmers do?

  • Work on our core network technologies.
  • Architect networking systems, protocols and services.
  • Help other teams network their game systems and features.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs affecting online gameplay.

What do we expect from our Network Programmers?

  • Demonstrable C++ and multi-threaded programming skills.
  • Experience profiling and optimizing code (network, CPU, memory, IO).
  • Familiarity with working in a Windows development environment (Visual Studio, Perforce).
  • Ability to work well in a cooperative, cross-functional team environment, translating technical jargon to non-technical audiences.
  • Innovative approach to problem solving, with the highest attention to detail.

If you are a natural problem solver, able to think on your toes and are a passionate game developer, then our Network team sounds like your natural fit! Please apply immediately!

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

CIG Diversity Statement

CIG is a global company, staunchly committed to cultivating a culture and workplace that celebrates all backgrounds, lifestyles, and perspectives. Together, we are creating a space where authentic recognition, appreciation, and understanding of the importance of diversity is fostered by everyone. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to build a team that represents all walks of life, and we want every employee to bring all the things that make them unique to the work environment. The universe is as vast and varied as the people in it, and it's our differences that make it special.

We are aware of people receiving job offers that fraudulently allege to be from CIG. These types of fraud can be carried out through false websites, fake email addresses claiming to be from our company, or social media. We do not ask for your personal info like bank account numbers, identification numbers, etc through social media or chat-based apps, nor do we request or send money for the purchase of business equipment.

If you suspect fraud, please report it to your local authorities, as well as reaching out to us at info[@]cloudimperiumgames.com with any information you may have.