Senior Game Platform Engineer

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Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Senior Game Platform Engineer in London 

Do you love taking a hands-on approach to game development in your role and are looking for a chance to take on a new challenge? Does the idea of joining a world class team in your next mission excite you? If so, keep reading for more information... 

As a Senior Game Platform Engineer at this studio in London, you will be extending the infrastructure of backend systems for games, improving current architecture and generally putting your efforts towards ensuring their loyal player base get the best gaming experience possible every single time. 

This studio is owned by a games giant and is home to several top-rated titles! This creatively driven and collaborative team is a great one to join and in return for your hard work you will get to enjoy private medical care, an onsite chef, wellness schemes including fitness classes and massages, and loads more! 

Senior Game Platform Engineer responsibilities: 

  • Design and develop shared services 
  • Improve the scalability and security of the platform 
  • Write strong code to be used in services 

Essential requirements for this role in London: 

  • Significant prior experience using Go in a large code base 
  • Strong understanding of concurrency and distributed systems 
  • Understanding of Linux and other languages such as Bash, Python, etc. 
  • Knowledge of cloud computing and AWS 
  • Experience with database design and implementation 
  • Understanding of SQL 
  • Able to understand existing implementations and propose improvements and solutions 
  • Able to implement, deploy and troubleshoot a range of issues 
  • Understanding of C# 

If you think you could be a good fit for this role, apply online today by submitting your CV in the form below, or get in touch with Katie on kj@skillsearch.com now! 

Tags: Senior Game Platform Engineer, Game Engineer, Platform Engineer, Backend Engineer, Game Programmer, Game Developer, Games Jobs, UK Jobs, Remote Jobs 

A little bit about the city: London 

As the English capital, London is known to be a city full of opportunities. From cultures, foods, activities and greenspace, everything is at your doorstep in this city and there is something for everyone to enjoy. London Fashion Week, Michelin-star restaurants and festivals are just a few of the many delights London has to offer those looking for a taste of the city. London is, of course, famous for its extensive history, culture and attractions. Many of London’s museums and galleries are free to enter, meaning, especially as a newcomer to London, you are easily able to absorb the knowledge and arts the city has to offer. 

Fortunately for the many commuters, public transport is one thing the city can really be proud of. London is well-known for its widespread underground system, boasting 11 lines stretching 402km in total. Additionally, the Night Tube, a 24-hour service, is available on Fridays and Saturdays, making getting home after an evening exploring or catching up with friends a breeze. Aside from the Tube, London offers buses, river buses, black cabs, ‘Boris Bikes’ and trams, so getting around the city should never be a problem!

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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Katie is our candidate queen and spends her time listening to people paint pictures of their dream job ready for whenever that job pops up. As our resident Women in Games Ambassador, Katie is an advocate for women getting the job they want and deserve in the Games Industry! Her claim to fame is meeting the Queen which in turn led to movie stardom (sort of)- ask her about it!

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