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Server Engineer

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Programmers
Salary Attractive Salary!
Type
Location UK - Scotland
Reference 8834_DD5426SE

Server Engineer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for you to become a Server Engineer for a venture-backed developer!

My client is on a mission to deliver fun, free and innovative games across wide ranges of social and mobile platforms for players to enjoy with friends and others around the world.

Overview of the job:

As the successful candidate you will join my client's growing and talented server team and will apply system admin and engineering skills to drive the delivery of innovative, engaging and enjoyable games across the mobile and social gaming landscape.

Job Responsibilities:

? Analyse features and user stories requested by client teams to implement server APIs for my client?s Facebook and mobile games.
? Work with a scalable server cluster which provides a range of services to my client?s designers, producers and end users.
? Work with a scalable, highly available database cluster using sharding and replication.
? Utilise various cloud computing services from Amazon Web Services (AWS), including EC2, S3, CloudWatch, Route53, SNS, SQS, etc.
? Help them find new and innovative solutions to develop and maintain my client?s scalable and reliable architecture.

Required Experience and Skills:

? Knowledge and experience of PHP is a must!
? Knowledge and experience with two or more server-side languages/technologies (, NodeJs, Ruby, ASP.Net, Java, etc.) is preferable.
? Experience in database design and development (MySql, Microsoft SQL, etc.).
? Knowledge of NoSql databases, such as MongoDB, would be beneficial.
? Familiar with scalability, sharding and partitioning solutions for servers and databases.
? Experience releasing new software and deploying updates to a live environment.
? Familiarity with Linux, scripts, and server hardware would be a plus.
? Experience with Amazon AWS or similar cloud-based solutions advantageous.
? Passionate about social and mobile gaming and technology.
? Ability to excel in a small team environment.
? Recent university graduates are welcome to apply for graduate level position.

More details regarding this exciting role are available by contacting Damien Dalton at Aardvark Swift via email: Damien@aswift.com

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