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Online Systems Programmer Role Now Live!

Hi all,

Hope you are well! Just wanted to pop by and say we've added a new role to our Careers Page - we'd love to hear from experienced Online Systems Programmers! Overview:

We’re looking for an Online Systems Programmer to join Silent Games, a Double A game development studio based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne with a focus on RPG games that give players a sense of autonomy, mastery and purpose. As an Online Systems Programmer you'll be one of a small team of Programmers, working on the online infrastructure for our Asynchronous Multiplayer Features and other online systems. Our game is in early development, so you'll have the opportunity to build these systems from the ground up, in the way you feel is most effective and have autonomy and control over the online architecture.


Develop online infrastructure for our Asynchronous Multiplayer features and other online systems from scratch

Ensure information security and anti-cheat mechanisms

Writing clear, professional, and maintainable code

Proactively problem-solve performance and stability issues where necessary

Troubleshoot issues and create suitable solutions

Perform code reviews with the team to ensure code quality



Strong Knowledge of information security

Ability to work effectively with the gameplay team to create interfaces for client-side programmers to query and update the backend

Knowledge and experience implementing online backend systems for games

Server architecture and live ops

Understand game development pipelines from early concept to launch

Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Experience with Unreal Engine 4 and blueprints

Desire to work on RPG games with asynchronous multiplayer

Experience with Anti-Cheat systems/infrastructures

Knowledge of Python

Experience integrating online systems with Next Gen console requirements

Additional Information


24 holidays + bank holidays + 2 community volunteering days annually

Private Healthcare including Dental Cashback and Mental Heath support

Annual Fitness & Wellbeing Allowance

Metro Travel Pass Scheme

Flexible working hours

Christmas Bonus

Christmas Studio Closure

Cycle to Work Scheme

Relocation Assistance

Easy Metro & Train Access

Hope to hear from you soon!


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