Senior AI Programmer (Remote)

Posted 06 December 2021
Salary £35,000 - £50,000
LocationUnited Kingdom
Discipline Level Up

Job description

The Multiplayer Guys is a development studio that helps other development studios make their multiplayer games better. They work with studios to create, develop, iterate and maintain their multiplayer games and associated tools, tests and documentation.

Embedded directly into their client’s team of engineering experts, you’ll be developing and improving tools and technology that empowers internal and external developers, working on systems such as player inventory, leaderboards, achievements, voice chat, parties, and any online game feature.

Reporting to a Lead Software Engineer or Technical Director, your responsibilities will include:

- Design and implement functionality for AAA external clients
- Responsible for implementation in a number of areas including AI
- Identify and highlight any potential risks in the solutions that are being worked on
- Providing mentoring support to other members of the team as directed by the Lead/Technical Director
- Solve problems through the application of sound software engineering principles
- Continuously work to minimise technical and maintenance issues
- Champion quality in MPG and their clients' development process

To be the right fit, you need:

- A strong engineer with professional experience in games
- At least two or more shipped games
- Experience with consoles like PS4/PS5 and XboxOne/SeriesX is preferable
- Excellent C++ programming skills
- Knowledge of Unreal (UE4), Unity and other proprietary engines is preferable
- Experience in developing for multiplayer games is highly desirable
- Experience with smart or mobile devices would be a plus
- Attention to detail with a strong ability to analyse and comprehend the direction
- Awesome technical insight and a finisher of technical tasks on time
- A good communicator with the ability to verbalise conceptual thoughts and the willingness to accept constructive critique
- Ability to use initiative and take proactive action to provide solutions
- Excellent problem solving, debugging and optimisation skills