Senior Software Engineer - Backend Services

Remote - UK

Job Vacancy Background
Work on ground-breaking multiplayer titles, push the boundaries of games technology and virtual worlds, or get to grips with some of the world’s toughest security challenges. If your ambitions are high, we’ll give you the tools, support and culture to take them even higher.
The Multiplayer Group (MPG) are 300 developers and data scientists, helping our clients and partners build 20+ AAA projects at any one time.  We’re probably the most experienced multiplayer dev group in the world and we’re set up to help the games industry make games more easily, to deliver the highest quality, and become long-term partners.
We hire the best people, our talented team is spread across the globe. We’re remote-friendly and big on wellbeing, so if you love the sound of us, we’d love to hear from you!
Your mission:
Working in a team of backend engineers to deliver, deploy and help integrate backend services as part of industry leading game projects. Collaborate to define solutions and implement features on time and at high quality. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Individual contribution: construct systems, write code, deployments, etc.
  • Work with the team lead and stakeholders to estimate and prioritise work
  • Work alongside peers to iterate on solutions that fit requirements
  • Keep lead and production appraised about revised estimates and delivery times
  • Champion and maintain high standards and process: tests, CI/CD, documentation 
  • Help and support team members in day-to-day work 

What we'll need from you:

  • Solid engineering and code design skills
  • Solid problem solving, debugging and optimisation skills  
  • Previous experience in ONE or more of the following languages: Golang, Java, C#, Node.js, C++
  • Ability to create supporting documentation, designs, comments, etc
  • Ability to discuss technical and production matters. 
  • Excellent time management and ability to work independently
  • Excellent technical communication skills
  • Experience building distributed applications
  • Knowledge of Microservices and service oriented architectures (SOA)
  • Attention to detail with ability comprehend and follow direction 

What would help:

  • Golang experience is highly desirable 
  • Experience with cloud platforms: Amazon AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure 
  • Strong Database experience with both SQL and No SQL highly desirable 
  • Experience developing server backends for free-to-play (mobile) games, casino apps, or similar. 
  • Previous experience in game development and shipping a game title

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