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Senior Back End Engineer – Games - London

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Programmers
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

OPM have now partnered with one of the most innovative companies in interactive entertainment, winning numerous awards and receiving critical acclaim worldwide. Their newest studio, based in London, one of the world’s most vibrant cities, is currently building a new team to lead development on a new and highly ambitious MMORPG. They are looking to grow a relatively small, tight-knit team, capable of delivering big ideas through experience, smart process, and world-class tools.

As part of this, they are looking for an experienced Back End Engineer to join the team, who will be responsible for driving forward the design and architecture of all aspects of server-side development.



Extensive professional experience developing and maintaining low-latency, high-availability, performant micro service based cloud architecture, including containerisation and orchestration – ideally for scalable, complex MMOs.
Experience architecting and maintaining efficient databases, using well known technology.
Ideally have experience implementing security and data protection.
Versatile, proactive and willing to contribute to a wide range of engineering tasks.
Experience of providing meaningful APIs, with C++ implementation is advantageous.
A passion for video games is a must, and experience developing or playing MMOs is a bonus.


In return, you will be rewarded by a creative and fun work environment, benefits including flexible working arrangements and relocation support!