Overview

The position is with IKA. 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!

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

The IKA 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 over 100 years. Worldwide market leaders trust in our proven technology.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

3+ years of C/C++ experience
2+ years of 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
Self-sufficiency
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 4 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

Possibility to work 100% remotely or from offices in Berlin and Staufen.

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