Dovetail Games

Client Network Programmer

Job Locations UK-Kent-Chatham
Job ID
Studio Central


Our people can be based “where they do their best work” from either our HQ or from their home (UK based only / VISA sponsorship available). However occasional travel to HQ office will be required for key meetings and events.


Do you want to work in the Gaming Industry?


At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.


Our studio is situated in a river-front building in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and 5 and Xbox One and Series S/X


Are you a Client Network Programmer who can create and maintain our Train Sim World game system components?  Reporting into the Technical Director you must have experience in multiplayer game development with extensive C++ knowledge.


  • Creating and maintaining client game systems components for multiplayer games
  • Collaborate with the server team to achieve optimal network traffic
  • Collaborate with the game play team to ensure multiplayer game features work correctly

Person Specifications

  • Experience in multiplayer game developing and server-client arhitectures
  • Extensive knowledge of C++ and software architectures
  • Experience in game engines architectures, game frameworks, tools and runtime
  • Ability to test debug and profile multiplayer games
  • Experience with Unreal Engine

About Dovetail Games

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity and providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) education background and game preferences.​

  • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games
  • You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported
  • We have an industry leading work-life balance
  • We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • My Rewards benefits package including health cash plan, cycle to work, eyecare and tech
  • Free parking
  • Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry
  • Access to funded fitness events and health checks.
  • Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising.


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