Server Engineer, Soho

Games Jobs - IT / Technical Support - London

Job Title Server Engineer, Soho
Skills Required IT Support / Manager
Job Description This great London studio, with revenues up to $100k per day and an install base in the millions for their latest title, is looking for a server engineer to help everything run smoothly. With one game currently on the market and another in development, this is a chance to get in at a relatively early stages with a relatively new studio - there's even the chance to get some shares of your own in the studio. Interested? Apply now, and find out more!

Responsibilities

  • Taking responsibility for server development in an agile team comprising front-end engineering, server engineering, devops, art, game design and QA engineering.
  • Working with scala and various opensource frameworks, particularily dropwizard and AWS SDK to develop game features, middleware, common components and tools
  • Taking part in all aspects of the sprint life-cycle, from feature design and planning through implementation, launch and live operations support
  • Creating elegant, reusable code and unit tests
  • Working alongside other members of the team to help express technical concepts in a clear and accessible way


Key requirements
  • Excellent server engineering skills
  • Experience programming in a highly concurrent environment
  • Experience and a passion for functional programming
  • Experience working in a client-server environment
  • Experience working in a Service Orientated Architecture
  • Experience working with NoSQL systems
  • Experience working in a team building and supporting a product with a significant user base
  • Excellent communication skills and attitude


Bonus points for
  • Having worked on a successful (>1M MAU) free to play game
  • Having built and launched a mobile game on iOS and Android
  • Having designed and developed an AWS based architecture with more than 100 servers
  • Having a reputation in the industry for excellence in creating / contributing to open source projects
  • Having a working knowledge of AngularJS
  • Having a working knowledge of Unity3D
  • Being a world champion at foosball
  • Being a Samurai Siege fan
Salary
Location London
Job Category IT / Technical Support
Date posted 09/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Recruit 3D using their internal reference .
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