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Network Programmer – VR and AR – Berlin

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Programmers
Salary DOE
Location Germany

OPM are pleased to be working with this client who are pushing the boundaries of VR and AR development. With offices in 10 different countries.

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!

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

This companies laboratory, as well as the analytical and processing divisions, currently have around 900 employees, and continue to offer a wide range of innovative equipment for numerous applications in research and development, as they have for over 100 years. Worldwide market leaders trust in their proven technology.



Implement solutions to synchronize gameplay
Analyse and optimize bandwidth usage and latency effects
Develop highly scalable, secure and available connectivity services
Create clear documentation to transfer knowledge and simplify maintenance
Cooperate closely with gameplay programmers to ensure multiplayer compatibility
Recognize opportunities to improve the application or general workflows, and seek to make these changes


Required Qualifications and Skills:

Proven Professional C/C++ experience
Professional 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
Shipped console/PC title experience
VR and/or AR experience as a developer or user

• Familiar with: JSON, XML, JavaScript, and/or Python