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Server Developer

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Development
Salary £35000-45000
Location Other

What began as a small company based in a shop is now a family of studios belonging to one of the biggest names in the industry.

Now, this award-winning studio are looking for an experienced Server Developer to help them develop their online platform for their next game. This title presents some unique challenges, merging user generated content (UGC) with real-time game server functionality.

As a Server Developer, you should be an expert in C/C++ with knowledge of network and server development in Linux environments. You should also have experience in distributed infrastructure design and have experience in designing for resilience and reliability.

Responsibilities 

  • Developing online services, such as search, discovery, content storage, and real-time game systems at a large scale.
  • Collaborating with team members to create and manage scalable architectures.
  • Working closely with client developers and web team on feature integration.
  • Creating resilient services that can withstand failure and operate with redundancies.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3+ years professional development experience in Linux environments.
  • Expert C/C++
  • Knowledge of protocols such as TCP, UDP, DNS and HTTP.
  • Experience in distributed infrastructure design and development.
  • Experience with one or more of DynamoDB, Cassandra or MongoDB.
  • Knowledge of Apache Solr, ElasticSearch, or other full-text search engines a plus.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services desirable.

Benefits 

  • Private Medical Cover, and discounted cover for your family
  • Private Dental Cover, also discounted for your family
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Personal Development Fund
  • Talent Management Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Eye test vouchers
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Colleague referral scheme
  • Days off to do charity work

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity contact Alia at alia@aswift.com or 01709 834777