Senior Server Side Developer - Games

Job Title: Senior Server Side Developer - Games
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: 2018-09-25
Reference: SSSD
Contact Name: Robin Stallick
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 30, 2018 09:36

Job Description

Our Client develops quality online mobile games and due to expansion they are looking to hire a Senior Server Side Developer.  To work closely with game designers and client Developers in order to develop the server side component to their games

They are looking for a multi-discipline Server Side Developer with strong knowledge of the leading server side development tools, software and methodologies. Must have experience of working in an agile development environment.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement back-end systems based on game design requirements.
  • To work with 3rd party parties and help manage integration into their systems.
  • To monitor and manage server load on a daily basis.
  • To manage AWS integration and maintenance.
  • To drive the server release process.
  • To work with QA and Customer Services and solve server related issues.
Core Skills & Experience
  • C#,, MVC (Visual Studio 2015 and ReSharper)
  • Cloud development experience - noSQL, caching and scaling technologies, preferably on AWS or Azure
  • Experience of unit testing, BDD and different source control methodologies
  • Demonstrable relevant commercial experience
  • Strong experience of technical design
  • Capable of providing mentoring and leadership while designing and delivering solutions in a fast paced work environment within a small and focused game team
  • Avid gamer
Desirable Attributes
  • Experience of working with large volume relational databases such as MS SQL
  • Entity Framework/NHibernate
  • Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS
  • Experience of high traffic distributed architecture
  • Experience of online or server based games
  • Commercial experience within the games industry


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