Server Engineer – London, UK

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Server Engineer

NaturalMotion – London, UK

Are you a Server Engineer who’s looking to join a world-class team? The ideal candidate for this role (YOU) should have a passion for large-scale, high-availability systems, a devotion to software craftsmanship, an unwavering commitment to quality, and the desire to have their work seen by tens of millions of people worldwide. Do you fit the bill?

NaturalMotion’s Action Strategy Group is a BAFTA-nominated team, developing an incredible new Star Wars™ game, running live operations on Dawn of Titans, and crafting a third unannounced game, all from their London studio.

In 2018, 2019, and 2020, NaturalMotion studios were named one of the Best Places to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in software development for mobile and/or web applications
  • Able to work collaboratively with engineering, design, user experience, product, and analytics teams to identify needs, evaluate requirements, and implement sophisticated software solutions
  • Can write well designed, efficient, and testable code with one or more object oriented languages (Java, Go, PHP 7, Python are some of the languages they use), as well as their associated frameworks
  • Able to work on multi-day tasks and is aware of the tech plan for the ASG server team
  • Confident communicating with key partners and colleagues
  • Familiar with source control such as Git, Svn, Perforce
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience of developing web and mobile applications on scalable microservices architecture
  • Familiar with automation and CI/CD pipelines
  • Excellent problem solving and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with the AWS stack (EC2, CloudWatch, ECR, ECS) and working with containerised workloads

The following will earn you BONUS POINTS:

  • Do you have experience working in the games industry?
  • Do you have a passion for strategy games?
  • Proficiency in Linux?
  • Have you deployed Micro-services using containerised orchestration tools?
  • Interested in infrastructure deployment and monitoring?

If you want to learn more about this role, don't hesitate.

Get in touch with us!

Email paul.w@aswift.com or call: +44 (0)1709 834777

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