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Company Name:
Nerd Kingdom
Location:
Lewisville, Texas
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Linux / UNIX, PC / Windows
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
1
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Networking Programmer

Nerd Kingdom is looking for a Networking Programmer for their Dallas TX offices.  We are currently in the process of bringing an exciting project to life and are in need of a talented programmer who is quick to learn and can step into a vital position immediately in our staff.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Bringing new systems such as multiplayer networking support into an existing procedurally generated terrain engine.

  • Support research and design goals through every new system added into the game as they relate to multiplayer.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Worked on at least one title as a networking programmer

  • Experience with low level networking, both client and server side

  • Experience with Client-Side Prediction

  • Experience with Latency Compensation

  • Knowledge of current C++ standards

  • Be able to work well in a small, dynamic group of people

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision

  • Must have a genuine drive to succeed as a team, not just as an individual

  • Must be able to work in multiple game systems and gain a broad understanding of the entire game

 

DESIRED

  • Experience with cloud computing

  • Experience in script-based gameplay

  • Experience in launching a game

  • Familiarity with startups and their culture

  • Knowledge of game design as well as programming

  • Experience with Boost Asio, STL, Visual Studio 2010, LUA

  • Experience with profiling and optimizing code

  • Experience with source control systems, specifically SVN

  • Experience with multi-threading

 

Company Description

 

Nerd Kingdom is a collaboration of video game developers, academic scientists, and gamers using our combined abilities to improve the way games are made and to show that such games can make us better as individuals and as a society. The Texas team is located in Lewisville, TX and consists of the main development for TUG.