Services Engineer - World Class Games Studio - £300+ pd

Job Title: Services Engineer - World Class Games Studio - £300+ pd
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £330 - £380 per day
Start Date: 2017-08-15
Reference: SERVICE!030717
Contact Name: Henry Exelby
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2017 12:04

Job Description

I am on the lookout for a Services Engineer to help work on a world class AAA game with a world class team at a top AAA studio. 

Responsible for design and implementation of robust, secure, and scalable web services, and deployment processes to support customer-facing applications. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills and be able to work side by side with programmers, designers and production staff, and be passionate about owning a reliable high-traffic web application to support console and multi-screen end points. Delivering services with a high quality bar is crucial, and demonstrated skills in creating and supporting technology to test quality at scale will be crucial.


- Analyse feature designs and devise technical solutions
- Develop deployment process and mechanisms
- Develop and implement stress testing plans and technologies
- Work with project leads to design, implement and support reliable, secure, and scalable backend web services in support of public-facing online applications
- Work closely with design and production teams to realize application functionality
- Make architectural recommendations for performance and stability and security


- Minimum 5+ years’ experience building online services for web or game applications.
- Experience supporting a live service with frequent refreshes of content and code.
- Experience architecting scalable server solutions to support high-traffic and high-bandwidth loads.
- Experience with planning for secure online deployments and operations.
- Experience with modern web analytics and data-driven product evolution.
- Experience developing, deploying and supporting applications on the Microsoft Azure platform.
- Able to demonstrate knowledge of solid software engineering practices, experience with SCRUM / agile based methodologies a plus.

- Minimum 3 years professional experience writing C# code.
- Well-developed understanding of object oriented design principles and ability to meaningfully communicate their usage.
- Experience with modern web technologies.


- Experience with multiple web technology stacks and SaaS models.
- Experience with Pub/Sub messaging systems (Azure Service Bus, RabbitMQ, Kafka)
- Passion for web and mobile technology.
- Passion for games


World class studio
BAFTA Award winning
Bonus Scheme
Flexible Hours
Generous holiday allowances

If you are a passionate Services Engineer this role will suit you perfectly, so don't delay in applying get in touch.