Rockstar building 'cutting-edge' next-gen tech

Company's Scotland office seeking programmer to help build new technology to power open-world games.


Grand Theft Auto V developer Rockstar North is seeking an experienced programmer to assist in building "cutting-edge" next-generation technology. The job posting indicates that a successful candidate will "develop cutting-edge architectures and high performance systems for current and next-gen platforms."

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Additionally, desirable skills for the position include experience with "streaming, open-world games," among other things. The Edinburgh, Scotland-based Rockstar North is currently working on GTAV, which is slated to arrive for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 during spring 2013.

Next-generation platforms from Microsoft and Sony have not yet been announced, though rumor and speculation have been available in heaps. These unannounced platforms are rumored to be on store shelves during the holiday 2013 period.

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