Senior Server Programmer (Remote Options) – Portsmouth, UK

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Senior Server Programmer (Remote Options)


Freejam Games – Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Freejam are searching for a Server Programmer with administration skills to join the growing team to build their new ambitious title Techblox.

Freejam are the developers of the hit online multiplayer game Robocraft; now embarking on the development of a new title, they need a programmer that has the ability to learn and adapt very quickly to requirements. The server team works with many different technologies in an agile environment and therefore a wide skill set is desired.

Your role and responsibilities will include…

  • Designing the servers infrastructure of Techblox alongside the CTO and other members of the team
  • Developing and maintaining high-performance restful services in .net/C# for Techblox
  • The development, automation and maintenance of the infrastructure supporting services, including provisioning, deployment and management
  • Creating tools that allow team members to manage the services and databases
  • Supporting client-side integration efforts of online services
  • Fully documenting the whole setup, best practices and tips on our confluence workspace

The skills and experience you'll need…

  • A working knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure platforms such as AWS.
  • Competency in MySQL or other relational DBs.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in environments where performance and scalability are crucial
  • An in-depth knowledge of C# and .NET framework
  • A firm grasp of modular and scalable server infrastructure design
  • Extensive experience with concurrent/async programming and c# Tasks library

Bonus points if you have…

  • A comprehension of modern web technologies such as Redis and AWS Aurora
  • A background in Windows and Linux server administration
  • A familiarity of network security related issues and solutions
  • Build/deployment system management (a.k.a. jenkins) experience
  • Client-side competency
  • A background in network programming
  • Video game development

Freejam are a fully-independent team who shape their own destiny. Even as a small company, they’re able to offer enticing benefits including flexible working hours and an ambitious, ego-free and relaxing environment. Further perks include days, out/pub meet ups when possible, and legendary Christmas parties.

Interested in this role or other opportunities? Get in touch to find out more.

Email or call +44 (0) 01709 834777.

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