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Network Programmer - VR - Work From Home. Posted Nov 30, 2017
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (home)
You will be a part of the creation of a first-ever VR/AR World of Science and Technology experience; a collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality gaming platform between industry leading scientists and universities for one of the world’s biggest industries. If you are interested in pushing the boundaries of VR and AR through Science and Technology with a gamification element, this may be the opportunity for you!

Our client is seeking full-time Network Programmers (VR) to join its dedicated team. We need your expertise in creating fun and engaging multiplayer systems to thrill a whole new audience of scientists. We believe that VR and AR are the future of scientific research and education and would like you to be a part of our future.

This is a work from home opportunity.

Implement solutions to synchronize gameplay
Analyze and optimize bandwidth usage and latency effects
Cooperate closely with our gameplay programmers to ensure multiplayer compatibility
Recognize opportunities to improve our application or general workflows, and seek to make these changes

Required Qualifications and Skills:
3+ years of C/C++ experience
2+ years of experience in client-server programming related to video games
Experience in IP network protocols (TCP and UDP)
Experience in database development (MySQL, Oracle, ... )
Experience with replication, arbitration, bandwidth, load balancing and multiplayer concepts
Experience with 3D game engines
BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (i.e. Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:
Unreal Engine experience
Experience in implementing VoIP
Experience working on a MMO
Please apply to our retained search consultant David Smith from Interactive.

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