Senior Software Engineer

Educational Game - Hybrid in London - Passionate Team

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application

Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Software Engineer to join a passionate and inclusive team in London. In this full-time Software Engineering role, you will be monitoring system stability and defining backend architecture for educational mobile games. The position offers a salary of £50,000 along with an appealing benefits package.

The company you will be working with aims to transform the way kids learn through the combination of humour, illustration, animation, and gaming. With your help, their creative team of artists, writers, curriculum specialists, data scientists, and game designers is poised to bring the company to the next level.

During your first few weeks in this Senior Software Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Define backend architecture
  • Monitor system stability and ensure uptime
  • Implement and maintain software solutions
  • Participate in technical discussions and decisions across the company

To apply for this Senior Software Engineer role, you will need 5 years of experience as a full stack developer and 3 years of Typescript development. We are looking for candidates with knowledge of Cloud infrastructure and services (ideally AWS) and experience architecting large multi-component architectures. Some additional technical requirements include:

  • REST API design
  • Familiarity with at least one database paradigm
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tooling
  • Version control systems, ideally Git

If you’re looking to make a positive impact on children's learning, and are looking for a workplace that is fun, collaborative, and welcoming, this may be the perfect role for you. The position comes with 20 days of holiday plus bank holidays, company pension contribution, and the opportunity to contribute to the business in an exciting growth phase.

Please contact Chay at cp@skillsearch.com today if this Senior Software Engineer job in London motivates and inspires you.

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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Games Programming Resourcer Chay Peters

Chay works alongside Katie and Ryan as a Games Programming Resourcer after a dramatic career change from being a plumber, so you can be sure to count on Chay to get you unstuck from an unideal job and smoothly into a new role! Don’t worry, he’s also got a gaming background with his favourite series being Modern Warfare and of course Crash Bandicoot, so with these combined skills he’s sure to bag you the role you’ve been waiting for!

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