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Server Programmer

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Programmers
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Location Germany
Reference 8693_DD1144SP

Our client is one of the world's leading independent development studios for interactive entertainment. Based in Frankfurt am Main in Germany, they have additional internationally based studios, including one in the UK.

They are now looking for a Server Programmer to join their team.


? Develop and support reliable and high performance online services, help integrate them into company?s products
? Mentor junior programmers
? Create accurate task duration estimates and complete all work in a timely basis
? Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through to completion
? Display good communication and writing skills and create documentation where required
? Provide input to department project status meetings
? Actively participate in project by making recommendations of how to improve product quality as well as group productivity
? Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally


? 3+ years of professional experience
? Direct responsibility for performance and functionality of certain server modules
? Strong programming skills in either C++ or C#, working experience with both
? Debugging/optimization skills
? Experience with network programming
? Self-direction and motivation
? Ability to work in a collaborative programming environment
? Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
? Willing to accept and provide direction, work well under pressure, and handle multiple tasks
? Passion for making great games
? Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development
? Willing to relocate to Germany

? Erlang language skills
? Python language skills
? Relational database programming experience (SQL, TSQL, PL/SQL)
? Experience with PSN and/or Xbox-Live
? Experience developing secure online services
? Experience providing mentorship to other programmers
? Experience writing technical documentation
? Experience with multithreading
? Experience with making multiplayer games
? Unix/Linux systems programming experience
? Experience with multiplatform development
? Experience in the game industry
? Management and leadership skills

For more information, please contact Damien Johnson at Aardvark Swift on +44 (0) 1709 834777 or e-mail danny@Aswift.com