Online Services Developer role – Game Development!

Job Specification

WOULD YOU ENJOY:

  • Helping to create beautiful games.
  • Having the creative freedom to put your keen interest in games into practice.
  • Joining an established development team in our Middlesbrough studio.

If so, you may be interested in becoming an Online Services Developer at this studio!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as part of a small but perfectly formed close-knit team, where your opinion and efforts count.
  • Take shared ownership for the quality and stability of our game servers and back end infrastructure.
  • Work with support teams to fix any issues that arise.
  • Work with other departments to implement features that may be requested from time to time.

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Experienced Node.js developer.
  • Experienced PostgreSQL programmer.
  • Experience with AWS (especially EC2, RDS, S3, IAM).

SKILLS OR INTERESTS CONSIDERED A BONUS:

  • Ubuntu or other Unix-like systems.
  • Nginx.
  • JavaScript front-end frameworks.
  • Grafana.
  • PSN/XBL/Steam/Switch platform services.
  • Packer and Vagrant.
  • Knowledge and experience of game engines such as Unity, UE4.
  • Any game development experience.
  • An interest in games.

We’re pretty sure we’re the best place to work, period. Some of our developer benefits include:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Flexible lunch hours.
  • Personal development plan and potential annual performance bonuses.
  • Vitality Private Healthcare (for you and your family).
  • Christmas bonuses.
  • Awesome office facilities; cinema, video game suite, state of the art kitchen and custom poker room (Middlesbrough studio).
  • Regular team lunches and title launch parties.
  • Additional leave for moving house and birthdays.
  • Cycle scheme.
  • Potential relocation package.​

Interested in this job?