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Backend Programmer

Avalanche Studios Group is looking for a Backend Programmer to join our central technology organisation, Central Tech. Central Tech is our core technology team and we innovate in areas that push the boundaries for what open-world sandbox gaming means as well as enhance our players' online experience within our live-service games. 
As Backend Programmer you have experience handling large code bases shared between multiple products and will work on the development of player-facing backend services power our live service games with features such as authentication, data tracking, live service events scheduling, matchmaking and more. The services you will develop are used in both our AAA and self-published games with millions of active users. 
In this role, you will be challenged with designing and developing our next generation of backend services. You will in collaboration with the game teams work on upcoming and unannounced projects, as well as support existing games in their usage of our services. You will be part of a team of Backend and Frontend Developers, as well as Data Engineers, working on our backend services that are implemented in Go with parts extending into C++ and JavaScript.
Who you are

  • Strong knowledge of backend programming in Go
  • Experience with storage technologies such as MySQL and Redis (or equivalent)
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • A great sense of technical excellence, functionality and problem solving
  • Aptitude for supporting other members of the team, fostering an inclusive environment of growth and development within Central Tech
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal

Other beneficial qualifications

  • A solid understanding of software architecture 
  • Knowledge of Javascript (React) and C++
  • A passion and interest in gaming
  • Previous experience working with high availability cloud based services with a large simultaneous user base

The Liverpool locationOur United Kingdom location is in Liverpool, a maritime city with a diverse blend of cultures and a plethora of museums, restaurants, pubs, nightlife, as well as a booming gaming scene. Liverpool’s storied history as a port city is ever-present, and within just an hour you’ll find wide sandy beaches, Chester Zoo, Martin Mere Nature Reserve, and the Southport Pleasureland amusement park. It’s a great city to visit and a perfect place to live.
The Malmö location
You’ll find us in a standout building from 1958, just a stone’s throw from the Central Station. Within these walls, the American dream was leveraged to sell muscle cars more than half a century ago. Today, the location balances Avalanche Studios Group’s industrial, high-octane heritage with a bright and homey vibe featuring resident dogs and patio-grown chilies.
Our values
At Avalanche Studios Group, we create worlds beyond limits. But that’s not exclusive to our games, so we’re committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All Avalanchers have a shared responsibility to create an open work environment where everyone is treated equally and respectfully. Being part of our world is not contingent on your heritage, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.
How to apply
To apply for this position, please register below and provide your CV in English. We review applications continuously. All further studio-related information is provided under a non-disclosure agreement.

Backend Programmer

Liverpool, UK
Full time

Published on 27 Feb 2024

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