Services Developer – South East – Games

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Job Title Services Developer – South East – Games
Job Category Programming
Job Description Location – South EastSalary – CompetitivePlatform – Console

A well-established UK developer is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Services Developer who has demonstrated experience in designing and implementing services for highly concurrent and highly available social online game experiences, ideally in a cloud based environment.

The role will focus on helping to deliver a strong online service infrastructure and associated services, ensuring that all systems are secure, heightened and will scale to meet the needs of our current and future ambitions.



Key Requirements:

  • Work closely with the Design and Programming teams to define and supply cutting edge online game services
  • Technical design and implementation of scalable and highly available game services and infrastructure
  • Development of fully testable services
  • Contribute to development backlog management and architectural review
  • Isolate security and privacy concerns and guarantee they are addressed by the services




Key Criteria:

  • Game services are well-supported by the server infrastructure during Production, ensuring that essential infrastructure components and services are provided on time for key project milestones
  • Scalability issues and risks are identified and diminished
  • Service requirements and designs documented and communicated to relevant teams to meet production milestones
  • Services meet availability, scale and delivery requirements




Essential Experience:

  • Experience of full development cycle for a complex service architecture
  • C# programming and debugging skills operating the latest .NET technologies
  • Service design and implementation in MVC or WebAPI
  • Good understanding of TPL, Rx and async/await
  • Advocate for TDD and SOLID development approaches
  • Proactive, ambitious, passionate and with great communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in technical and architectural design
  • Strong understanding of Agile/SCRUM discipline
  • Capability to work in a creative lead organisation
  • An appetite for the industry and staying well-informed of latest developments and technologies
  • A passion for computer gaming




Desired Experience:

  • Cloud service development
  • SQL, NOSQL & Azure
  • Modern web programming techniques
  • Monitoring tools and techniques
  • High availability services
  • Big Data and BI
  • High volume services




To apply please forward over your CV to <a href=mailto:officemanager@opmjobs.com>officemanager@opmjobs.com</a>

Max Hurd - Programming Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214420

Email: <a href=mailto:Max@opmjobs.com>Max@opmjobs.com</a>
Salary DOE
Location South East
Job Category Programming
Date posted 01/08/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 3910.
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