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Back End Server Developer

Back End Server Developer

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    Competitive salary

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    Robin Stallick

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    0203 216 2589

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    almost 2 years ago

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Overall Purpose

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual with experience in the Tech/Games industry. 

The initial purpose of the Server Developer within the game team is to work in a cross discipline team responsible for implementing server-enabled game features to be served to players. Once established this aspect of the role will move to BAU server responsibility until the next service cycle. 

The role requires the individual to create strong links and ensure cross pollination to the wider community of Codemasters software engineering excellence. This is a challenging and varied role with lots of exposure to the game and the potential to expand within the team.


  • Designing, implementing and documenting code to the required standards, agreeing timescales with the team, testing your work and fixing bugs.
  • Setting up deployment pipelines, organising production deployment with IT and Live Services.
  • Designing and optimising architecture for a software system and how to split up the system into different components e.g. understanding microservices or SOA.
  • Member of escalation process and collaborate with IT to resolve live issues.
  • Collaborate with games and analytics team to deliver effective analytics pipeline.
  • Manage authentication for game services.
  • Take part in agile planning sessions and daily stand-up meetings.
  • Help to identify any additional resources needed to complete your work.




  • Demonstrable experience writing clean, well engineered C# and JavaScript code.
  • Demonstrable experience working with the .NET / .NET Core, ASP.NET, MVC frameworks.
  • Database design and development experience with SQL and/or NoSQL technologies.

  • Mongo DB
  • Cloud / distributed / high availability systems development experience (particularly Azure)
  • Familiar with continuous integration and deployment pipelines. (particularly Azure Dev Ops)
· Cross platform and console development experience

· Scrum and agile processes
  • Platform specific debugging and profiling tools


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