Back-end Engineer | Worldwide GameDev Studio

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a Back-End Programmer to join the team. The company constantly learns and improves because they aim high: to be the best.

As a Back-end Engineer, you will be working in cross-functional teams to design and implement high-performance back-end solutions for our awesome games.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of back-end architectural design and development experience
  • Proficient with scalable server-side programming (concurrency/synchronization and distributed systems)
  • Deep knowledge of database design and optimization
  • Strong knowledge of at least one cloud computing service like AWS, Azure, or similar
  • Strong practical knowledge of current server technologies like REST, SOAP, or similar
  • Strong knowledge of at least two mainstream server programming languages like C#, Java, Python or NodeJS

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our DevOps team to define back-end strategy and architecture for our games
  • Create and implement back-end deployment strategies
  • Develop and maintain back-end solutions for the high number of concurrent users and fast response times
  • Actively participate in sprint planning meetings
  • Ensure that all relevant parties are aligned on task specifications
  • Constantly communicate with your teammates to flag and alleviate risks
  • Help the team improve the game quality by eliminating waste from the development process
  • Design, develop, deploy and monitor backend features and APIs for our games
  • Create and maintain CI automated tests for the back-end solution
  • Document system specifications

Nice to have

  • Experience with development on mobile platforms and for a high number of concurrent users
  • AWS Certifications like Developer or Solutions Architect
  • Practical experience with the lifecycle of a user query, from request to an API endpoint, up to updating cold storage reliably and consistently
  • Experience in collaborating with client-side engineers and implementing full-stack features (backend to client, end-to-end)
  • Some experience with other programming languages like GoLang, Scala, Erlang
  • Experience using Automated Test framework
  • Experience with container management tools like Docker or Kubernetes
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools like Terraform, CloudFormation

What we offer

  • An open environment where you can make a difference and you can own your decisions
  • The opportunity to grow and succeed together
  • Support from all your teammates
  • The opportunity to work with the latest back-end technologies
  • A fun and dynamic industry where you can make a difference
  • Generous flex days and flex hours
  • Vacation time (up to 20 working days)
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid sick leaves (10 per year)
  • Highly competitive group insurance
  • Access to training and learning programs

About the project

A world-known game development agency serving clients like Disney, NBCU, Epic Games, Unity is launching the next Game Studio in Ukraine and looking for a Backend Engineer. 

Are you ready for this professional challenge? Become one of the first who will join a new studio to lead and work in the cross-functional team involved in different stages of the game development.

Job Category: Back-End vacancies
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote

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