Senior Network Programmer

Remote from Within the UK - One of the UK's Most Successful Studios - Indie AAA Projects

Job Type
Salary on application

Are you an experienced and innovative Senior Online or Network programmer? Do you want to create tools and methods to improve the online gameplay of AAA games? If so, Skillsearch wants to hear from you. We are seeking a full-time, remote Senior Network Programmer for a creative and welcoming team in the UK. The role offers an excellent salary and benefits package for your expertise. 

As a Senior Online or Network Programmer, you will focus on supporting online multiplayer features for PC and consoles by writing and developing network code to push the boundaries and drive the company's industry-leading internal engine and tools suite even further. 

If you were already working as Senior Network Programmer last week, here are some things you might be doing: 

  • Write and develop robust, maintainable engine code 
  • Implement features across all current and next-gen platforms, including prototypes and new technologies 
  • Identify and solve technical problems as they arise, including cross-platform issues, debugging, profiling and optimising for reduced memory usage and increased real-time performance 
  • Integrate APIs such as PlayStation Network, XBOX Live and Steamworks 
  • Maintain and add to the existing codebase, including low/mid-level systems to support pipelines and higher-level programmers 

We are looking for a Senior Network Programmer with professional experience in a similar role and excellent C/C++ skills with the ability to write clear maintainable code. You will also need: 

  • Solid debugging, profiling, and optimising skills 
  • Ability to work with a large existing codebase, learn new systems/concepts, and implement them quickly and efficiently 
  • Knowledge and interest in networking, online gaming, and use of third-party multiplayer APIs 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package that includes: 

  • 26 days holiday + Bank holidays (increasing with service at 5 years – one day each year until you reach 31 days) 
  • Private Medical Insurance, healthcare cash plan, including dental and Vision 
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection & Critical Illness Cover 
  • Enhanced Family Leave and so much more! 

Please apply with Ryan from Skillsearch today if this remote Senior Network Programmer job in the UK sounds like a great fit for you at 


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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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