Software Engineer

Football Game - UK Based - Huge Mobile Studio

Job Type
Salary on application
10 days ago

Do you have server-side development experience, and are you seeking a new job in Leeds? Skillsearch is helping a company in the gaming industry find a Software Engineer (Backend System Developer), and the role comes with a salary of £50k pa and an attractive benefits package.

In this embedded software engineer role, you will take ownership of complex areas of the codebase as the firm looks to push its fast-growing games to the next level.

In your first few weeks in this Backend Systems Developer role, you can expect to:

  • Own areas of the back end application and maintain and support them across all
  • Design, develop and document APIs for the game to use
  • Improve and maintain existing backend applications
  • Contribute to the development of new user interface functionality.

To apply for this Software Engineer role, you will need server-side development experience utilising Node.js, with a minimum of 4 years commercial experience. You will also require the following:

  • Experience developing for AWS infrastructure and using serverless tools and frameworks
  • Experience writing reusable libraries and clean, readable code
  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Solid understanding of Web/REST APIs and proficiency in CI/CD and DevOps processes.

In return for your dedication and commitment, you will enjoy an attractive benefits package, including a salary of £50,000, company bonus scheme, flexible working options and an employee benefits scheme.

Don't hesitate to get in touch with Chay at to register your interest in this full-time Software Engineer position in Leeds.

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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Chay Peters

Games Programming Resourcer

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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