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Lead Golang Backend Developer AAA Games London - REF 2655

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in London who is looking for a talented Lead Backend Developer to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join a AAA studio and play an integral part of the development of an exciting unannounced title. Following the success from their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Providing excellent technical leadership¬†
  • Managing and monitoring the backend team
  • Working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team
  • Pushing forward essential game features e.g. inventories, progression, customer support...
  • Ensuring scalability, flexibility and efficiency of backend services

Who you are

  • Knowledge of and experience with scalable architecture fundamentals and distributed systems
  • Experience with deploying, building and operating microservices
  • Golang
  • Cloud-hosted infrastructure automation, Docker, AWS
  • Design patterns
  • Linux systems
  • Relational and non-relational databases
  • Leadership skills


  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance


If this the job for you please forward your CV to quoting reference 2655.

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Lead Golang Backend Developer AAA Games London - REF 2655

London, UK
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 01/12/2023

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