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Games Server Developer

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Employer Kwalee
Category Development
Salary Neg
Type Permanent
Location UK - Midlands

Games Server Developer 

Kwalee are looking for a Games Server Developer to deliver high quality, innovative and extremely fun mobile games. You will lead the design and architecture of our servers and implement server features to robustly support millions of mobile games players.

The systems you create will perform excellently and reliably, whilst being secure and scalable.  Your code will be demonstrably of the highest quality.

You must have:

  • A proven track record of writing high quality database and program code for servers
  • An excellent knowledge of highly scalable systems
  • Experienced in one or more of the common object-oriented server development languages and associated libraries (for example: Python, Java, Scala, C++, C#)
  • A creative mindset motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best
  • 3+ years experience in mobile app/games servers or a related industry
  • An avid interest in either console or mobile games, preferably both.
  • A team player who will contribute daily to developing great games
  • 2:1 or higher degree in a related discipline.


  • Knowledge of the Unix, Linux or equivalent development environments
  • Knowledge of nosql databases (Couchbase, MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, etc)
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Strong statistical and applied mathematical background

Salary and location

Salary is negotiable depending upon experience and your proven track record.

This job is based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

You must have the full right to work within the UK.


If you are suitable for this role, you must include the following with your application:

1) A covering letter stating why you are suitable for this particular role and provide examples of successful server projects for which you have been responsible for programming\designing.

2) Your CV.

3) Your salary expectations.


Company description:

Kwalee Ltd is a developer and publisher of mobile games. It was founded in 2011 by David Darling (CBE) who originally co-founded Codemasters in 1986.

We seek to excite and entertain our customers with innovative new games that provide incredible experiences.