Server Programmer / Server Engineer / Backend Programmer / Mobile Gaming

2020-10-12 21:01:112023-01-03 GameForceGlobal
Area London, United Kingdom London United Kingdom
Salary DOE
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref 1539

We are looking for a talented server engineer on behalf of our London based gaming client. A successful, forward thinking, mobile game studio.
A real exciting opportunity for a Server Programmer.

Salary : Competitive

The ideal candidate will have extensive commercial experience, in a similar role, preferable in the mobile games industry.

Are you a talented Server Engineer, with experience in implementing and  running massively scalable backend services for games/applications? 
This role could be for you! 


• Take ownership and acting as the point of contact for assigned tasks.
• Quality delivery of  features to that of expected, of a world class developer
• Assisting in tasks definition in sprint planning 

• Assisting the Lead Server Engineer, in writing technical design documents 

• Participation in code reviews 

• Take ownership of existing modules, extending and refactoring them. 

Essential SKILLS: 

• At least 2+ years of programming with either Java or any other OOP language 

• Practical knowledge of Redis or alternative similar technology 

• Hands on experience of Docker 

• Strong debugging skills, proven within, multi instance, server environments 

• Expertise in source control solutions, preferably, git or Perforce. 

• Self starter 

• A degree in Computer Science or the equivalent 

• Prior experience of working in an Agile environment 

Some of the Desirable Skills & Experience: 

Worked on and maintained a SaaS solution 

• Exposure to AWS; EC2, EB, DynamoDB, Cloudwatch, etc. 

• Exposure to CI pipelines, Jenkins or GitLab 

• Familiarity with Unity and good understanding of network related challenges/limitations for client software 

• Familiarity with Web JS frameworks, ie: Angular

Some of the key PERSONAL Attributes: 

Solid analytical skills 

• Excellent communication skills 

• Results driven

• Interest in gaming 

• Passion for high-volume distributed systems

Competitive BENEFITS.

Would you like to hear more?

Please apply with your CV, availability, salary expectations and advise of a couple of good times for a confidential chat.

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