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Backend Developer - London 

Scala or Java / AWS / Backend / Server / Backend Developer 

We're looking for a highly experienced Backend / Server Developer to join a well-known mobile gaming company. 

It truly is a great opportunity to develop games with incredibly passionate and creative people so you'll need a passion for developing technology and games. This will suit someone with a minimum of 5 years+ experience as a backend / server developer... Someone who has gained experience of scaling large systems with many users.  

Essential Technical skills required:

  • Strong Java or Scala programming
  • Functional programming experience
  • Strong server engineering skills - You must have experience scaling large systems with many users
  • SOA
  • Experience working in a client server environment 
  • AWS Lambda, AWS ElasticSearch, AWS ElasticCache, AWS DynamoDB, AWS S3
  • Experience with NoSQL systems / databases

They heavily leverage AWS services, their server tech connects millions of players around the world.

Could they be the right choice for you?

You'll join one of several small empowered teams who inspire and challenge each other

Autonomy to make an impact and support to make it happen

Creative time to work on game concepts and ideas

Generous training budget to keep advancing your skills

They're a multiple award winner in the games industry

Bonus points for:

Having worked on a successful free to play game, ideally a mobile game on iOS or Android

Having designed and developed AWS architecture with over 100 servers

Having experience with React and Unity3D

What we need from you:

You'll need to be naturally highly driven, enthusiastic and a productive team player relentless in your pursuit of delivering to the teams mission. You must have at least 5 years or more experience as a server / backend developer who has experience scaling large systems with many of users. 

We're excited to be supporting such an amazing company as they continue to grow and expand their portfolio of games. If this sounds good to you and you feel you have the right amount of experience then I'd love to hear from you.

Please send your CV for consideration.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Work VISA Sponsorship can be provided for non UK citizens. It is essential for you to meet the criteria for the required technical skills, with a minimum of 5 years+ experience in server development / backend development as well as some experience gained in the mobile gaming industry. 

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Stuart directly on stuart.daniel@bluepelican.com

How to apply

If this position is of interest please send us your CV here, or you can call Stuart Daniel direct on to discuss this and other vacancies that may suit.

Stuart Daniel

Email: stuart.daniel@bluepelican.com