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Senior Backend Programmer (UK or Malta)

Senior Backend Programmer (UK or Malta)

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    Leamington Spa

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    Georgia Mason

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    0203 216 2566

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    about 2 years ago

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An exciting new role has opened at one of my key clients, a leading developer and publisher of mobile free to play games, as a Senior Backend Programmer. They have released numerous chart-topping games and are expanding with many exciting new projects therefore are looking for talented and driven individuals with a passion for mobile gaming.

They are looking for an exceptional Senior Backend Programmer, available to either work in the beautiful area of Leamington Spa, UK or the as beautiful sunny Malta! As part of the Live OPS team, the successful candidate will design, develop and maintain their backend solution built on top of Firebase using various Google and Amazon cloud services. In close collaboration with analysts, designers and management, you will be responsible to produce technical solutions for online and back-end features. Supporting the development teams, you will also help integrate the backend solution into their current and future games developed in Unity.

Required Skills
  • 5+ years of professional back end development experience
  • Several years of professional game development experience
  • Experience developing over Google Firebase, Big Query and other Google services using node.js, express
  • Proficient in the following programming languages: SQL, Go, Javascript, Typescript
  • Proficient in the following build and deployment systems: Teamcity, Docker, AWS, GCP, Kubernetes
  • Proficient in the following DB management: S3, DynamoDB, RDBMS, Redis
  • Able to write clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Familiarity with source controls systems (Perforce and git)
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Ability to communicate with all game related disciplines
  • Fluent in English
Helpful to have
  • Experience developing for backend systems for mobile applications
  • Experience developing data aggregation and analytics platforms
  • Network, Machine learning, multiplayer, A/B testing programming experience
  • Unity Engine experience
  • Able to work in an iterative and agile production process
  • Interest in mobile and free-to-play games
This really is an incredible opportunity at an amazing studio which is continuing to experience enormous growth. To find out more about the role apply today!


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