Senior Backend Developer

Established Multimillion Selling IP - Remote Across North America - Rapidly Growing Indie Studio

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is on the lookout for a skilled Backend Developer to join a rapidly growing indie game studio, helping them to create innovative new experiences that focus on challenge and fun. This flexible Senior Backend Developer role offers an excellent salary and benefits, and you'll have the chance to work on an established, multimillion-selling IP. 

You'll be joining a small, independent studio of around 80 developers based in Toronto. Willingness to work in Toronto is preferred, but remote opportunities are available across North America. 

As a Senior Backend Developer, you will tackle a variety of issues and challenges across various areas of the game. This will include the implementation of new features as well as debugging and optimizing existing ones. 

The successful Senior Backend Developer candidate will have at least five years of professional video game programming experience and proficiency with Javascript and SQL as a minimum, with additional experience in other backend languages. We are also looking for: 

  • Working experience with AWS, Azure or other cloud service providers 
  • Experience with matchmaking, analytics, and authentication systems 
  • Understanding of micro-services architecture 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a high degree of self-motivation and initiative-taking 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary, benefits, and flexible schedule for your inclusive and committed approach. Benefits include: 

  • 6.5 weeks of paid vacation 
  • Game Launch Bonus Structure 
  • Relocation assistance 
  • Healthcare and benefits 

Please apply with Sam from Skillsearch today if this full-time Senior Backend Developer job sounds like a great fit for your passion and experience at 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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North American Development Consultant Sam Moss

Sam works on our Development team, with a focus on the North American market. When he’s not scouting out the best talent across the pond, you can find him strolling on Brighton seafront and checking out all of our home town’s best pubs and beach bars! Sam is a talented bodybuilder and is just as talented at speed eating as he once ate 50 chicken wings in under ten minutes! Think you can beat that or are looking for a new development role in North America? Get in touch with Sam today.

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