Senior Netcode Developer

About the Employer

Game developers repeatedly say that multiplayer game creation remains one of their hardest challenges; balancing ease-of-use with performance and flexibility remains unsolved. As a result, we’ve seen far too little innovation in multiplayer games over the last decade, while creativity in single-player games has flourished.

We are looking for an experienced networking and multiplayer engineer to help us reimagine how multiplayer experiences are made on the engine which powers 50% of all games. Join a new team dedicated to creating a performant & flexible networking stack, and a modern development experience tailored to multiplayer games.

Responsibilities

  • Design, and implement a fast and flexible network transport library
  • Help define the feature roadmap for the networking library and development tools
  • Implement encryption, delta compression, connection management and other low-level networking functionality
  • Develop systems covering everything from lag compensation to game object replication

Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of UDP/RUDP and typical game networking concepts
  • Experience as a multiplayer or networking engineer in a shipped a game
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience with high performance programming, multi-threading, and memory management

Bonus Points

  • C# expertise
  • Prior experience with the Unity engine
  • Contributions to a Unity networking solution

Who we are

Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Oculus, Autodesk, Microsoft and many more, to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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