Server Developer

Development

Location
London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application

As Software Engineer you will create scalable backend code for fun and engaging mobile games

You will work as part of a small team to develop and maintain games, game features, and any development tools required

Responsibilities

  • Write test-driven, clean and maintainable code in JavaScript for the Node.js runtime
  • Implement features in a way that is performant and will scale well with increased volume and concurrency of users
  • Monitor, debug and quickly resolve server and database issues on games in production
  • Create tools and shared libraries to streamline development, in other languages where required (e.g. Java)
  • Work in all phases of the development lifecycle with a focus on efficient and iterative coding
  • Be part of an expert engineering team with a coherent development approach and high level of technical quality

Requirements

  • Experience working with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Excellent understanding of programming best practices and data-driven design
  • Passion for developing popular games with high production values
  • Software craftsperson with a diligent programming mentality and zero tolerance for bugs
  • Experience writing automated software tests and writing testable code
  • Self-driven and excel at completing tasks in a minimally supervised environment
  • Able to communicate ideas from abstract game features to complex technical designs
  • Comfortable working in a small team on high impact features
  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or a related subject

Plus points

  • JavaScript devotee aware of current ecosystem and upcoming changes
  • Experience managing MongoDB clusters in a production environment
  • Knowledge of commonly used web security techniques
  • Experience using social platform APIs, OAuth, and RESTful web services
  • Designed, written, deployed, debugged and maintained web services with 100k+ DAU
  • Devop with experience of cloud platforms such as AWS, Heroku, MongoDB Atlas
Reference: AVHT-748331

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