Lead Network Programmer

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Job Description

Orange Comet is seeking a Lead Network Programmer with expertise in C++ and the networking environment in Unreal. Our ideal candidate will have rich experience with the various aspects of implementing the networking for games with a client-server model in Unreal. We are open to filling this position with a Global Contractor.


  • Manage and lead the Networking Team
  • Help with finding the right talent and building the team
  • Code reviews of networking related code
  • Set up Unreal dedicated game server
  • Implement the base code for replication
  • Define the data to be replicated
  • Actively participate in the design and implementation of gameplay features
  • Work with the DevOps team to ensure game is running efficiently
  • Optimize network bandwidth and server load
  • Debug network problems
  • Help plan development of the game
  • Educate engineers on how to maximize network reliability and replication


  • Experience: 5 years working on online games, with 2 years in a lead role
  • Proficient in C++
  • Proficient in Unreal
  • Ability to efficiently debug and optimize problem code
  • Deep understanding of multiplayer game network topologies
  • Deep understanding of algorithms and data structures related to networking
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work remotely and independently
  • Strong communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with networking for mobile multiplayer games.


  • Awesome company culture along with a fully remote position (best of both worlds!)
  • A rewarding role with opportunities to see yourself and the company grow.
  • We’re proud to be a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company!
  • Orange Comet is full of passionate and highly skilled individuals. We dream together, learn from each other, have fun and make a difference every day. Our culture is based on deep trust, individual freedom, and personal responsibility.

About the Company

Orange Comet is a next-generation gaming and entertainment company creating immersive games in partnership with the biggest entertainment properties in the world. By blending super-creative content and cutting-edge technology, our mission is to revolutionize the gaming landscape for the fanbases of our clients. We are powered by a passionate group of people who believe the future of all entertainment and media is on the verge of a revolution, and our diverse backgrounds, experiences, and industries, work to help our clients shape their businesses for the next generation of gaming opportunities that awaits.

Additional Information:

The base salary range for a full-time position is $50,000-$150,000 USD + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Our team can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.