Junior Programmer - Java Game Server / Web Technologies

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Job Title Junior Programmer - Java Game Server / Web Technologies
Skills Required Programming
Job Description ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Job Title – Junior Programmer - Java Game Server / Web Technologies

Job Location – North West

Job Type –Contract

Job Salary – DOE

Job ID - 2067

The role entails:

- Designing, developing, documenting, testing and maintaining efficient Java Enterprise back-end systems to facilitate enhanced online game services/functionality.

- Collaborating with designers, community managers, platform services, game and online programmers to deliver outstanding and innovative user experiences.

- Contributing to the broader development of online features.

Candidates must exhibit:

- Broad practical knowledge of the Java language and common related enterprise-level technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, Tomcat, Maven, etc (or similar) in the context of large scale distributed systems such as e-commerce, e-banking, and/or online games.

- Experience of database development / SQL languages e.g. MySQL and/or Postgres.

- Proficiency in Object Oriented Design and Programming.

- Proficiency in the development of multi-tier applications.

- Solid understanding of internet tools and protocols e.g. TCP, UDP, DNS, http, ssh, smpt.

- Robust software engineering principles.

- Knowledge of service oriented protocols/technologies e.g. SOAP, RMI, REST, XML-RPC.

- Experience of servlet and/or JSP development.

- Experience of the Eclipse JEE IDE.

- Ability to understand, modify and integrate shared and open codebases.

- Experience of application of design patterns and code refactoring.

- Ability to work, report and learn autonomously.

- A passion for videogames and games development.

Candidates will also benefit from practical experience of:

- Web client-side technologies such as (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery (or equivalent), and Flash.

- Development for embedded devices, preferably with one or more published online game(s) for console, PC or handheld.

- C++ and C# (.Net and/or Mono) programming.

- Test driven development.

- Continuous integration frameworks.

- Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Lean.

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To apply or for further information about the role please contact Daniel on +44 (0) 1206214418 or mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com

RECOMMEND A FRIEND - Refer a friend to OPM and if we successfully place them in a new permanent role you will receive £300.

Daniel Fox | Senior Technical Consultant

OPM Response LTD | Ground Floor, Anderson House, 228 Old London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, CO6 1HD

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214418 | Email: daniel@opmjobs.com | Skype: daniel.fox.opm | LinkedIn: Click Here| Twitter: Click Here | Games Industry Programmers Click Here

Tel: +44 (0) 1206 214421

Fax: +44 (0) 1206 214429

www.opmjobs.com

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To apply or for further information about the role please contact Daniel on +44 (0) 1206214418 or mail a copy of your CV to <a href=mailto:officemanager@opmjobs.com>officemanager@opmjobs.com</a>

RECOMMEND A FRIEND - Refer a friend to OPM and if we successfully place them in a new permanent role you will receive £300.

Daniel Fox | Senior Technical Consultant
Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214418

Email: <a href=mailto:daniel@opmjobs.com>daniel@opmjobs.com</a>

Skype: daniel.fox.opm

Tel: +44 (0) 1206 214421
Fax: +44 (0) 1206 214429
<a href=http://www.opmjobs.com/>www.opmjobs.com</a>
Salary DOE
Location North West
Job Category Programming
Date posted 27/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 2067.
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