Server Engineer

Games Jobs - Programming - London

Job Title Server Engineer
Job Category Network / Online / Server
Job Description Founded in the late 2000's, this independent studio design, develop and publish smartphone and tablet games. The studio have already found success, with their original IP achieving over 280 million downloads worldwide. 

Now, they're looking for a Senior Server Engineer who shares their enthusiasm for creating awesome games. As a Senior Server Engineer, you will have experience and expertise in implementing and running massively scalable backend services for games/applications.


  • Implement various key modules for the backend
  • Architect new features with other senior programmers
  • Extend/refactor current implementations.


  • Proficient in Java/C# with good understanding of object oriented development
  • Knowledge of NodeJS/Javascript
  • Expert understanding of AWS
  • Good debugger and problem solver
  • A good understanding of the challenges involved in scaling services
  • Can break down and estimate tasks accurately
  • Can analyse an existing module of reasonable complexity and extend it
  • Worked with Redis/DynamoDB or other NoSQL databases
  • Exposed to Java 8 and Spring Boot
  • Worked on applications with 2M+ DAU
  • Used Gradle/Maven

Bonus Points

  • Shipped mobile games as a server programmer
  • Worked on multiplatform products
  • Functional programming/Scala


  • Flexible office hours
  • 25 days of annual leave 
  • Pension plan
  • Private healthcare
  • Weekly football
  • Birthday cakes
  • Monthly breakfasts
  • A friendly and creative working environment 

For more information about this excellent role contact Alia Malik at or give us a call on 01709 834777.
Salary £45000-55000
Location London
Job Category Programming
Date posted 07/04/2017
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