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Online Services - Back End Engineer - Games

Online Services - Back End Engineer - Games

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Games, Games Programming

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: negotiable - dependant on experience

  • Contact:

    Mina Machacek

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  • Phone:

    0207 929 2999

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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This is an amazing opportunity for a Backend Developer to join a start up Games company that is dedicated towards culture fit and team collaboration. You will be recognised in your field as a technical know-how within the world of online service and multiplayer games. Our client need someone that is excited about being part of something new. You will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation, and continuing support of scalable online services and be able to bring these life. 
Responsibilities will include:- 
Architect and implement new backend services to meet design goals
Enhance and maintain existing backend services
Contribute to internal tools for assisting development and for maintaining services
Identify and resolve scaling and security issues
Work closely with other members of the team

Experience maintaining a backend service for a live multiplayer game
Working with source control (git, Perforce)
Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
Experience with the full lifecycle of an online service
Experience designing and building multithreaded and asynchronous systems
Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases and data modelling
Experience with design and implementation of REST-style APIs
Experience with working in Linux and Windows environments
Must be a self-starter, capable of working autonomously and within a team
Experience working in an agile environment
Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud solutions

Passion for games or gaming


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