Server Programmer (Search) – Guildford, UK

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Server Programmer (Search)

Media Molecule – Guildford, UK

Aardvark Swift are exclusively looking to recruit a C++ Server Programmer, with a specialism in Search, to start at one of the most intriguing and exciting studios in the UK!

Media Molecule are about to commence work on their new IP, and although they're keeping their cards close to their chest in regards to details, they are going BIG in terms of staff expansion (which suggests the new project is going the same way).

We're really excited to be representing Media Molecule in their search for a Server Programmer because we think you're going to LOVE this role. As a developer at this prestigious studio, you will be part of a team focused on building innovative multiplayer platforms, delivering unique gaming experiences. Collaborating with artists, designers, and the tech team, you will constantly be using your experience and passion for developing compelling player experiences to help expand the ambition of their games.

Your day-to-day will involve the following tasks:

  • Design, develop, and support high performance online services with an initial focus on search
  • Work closely with the Dreams live team to improve upon and scale new and existing search features
  • Improve and iterate on recommendation algorithms and low level networking systems
  • Complete profiling, performance analysis, and performance tuning to ensure server and game performance goals are met
  • Work closely with other programmers, production, analytics, and QA to ensure code shipped is high quality
  • Assist with the deployment of new servers and monitor their operations after launch

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Strong knowledge of low level C/C++
  • Confident with algorithms and data structures
  • Able to understand distributed systems
  • Can work effectively with varied scripting languages
  • Excellent debugging and analytical skills
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Knowledge of scalable cloud server architectures
  • Comfortable with common computer networking protocols

The following will earn you BONUS POINTS:

  • Experience working in Windows/Linux environments
  • Capable with AWS
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of network security
  • Interest in games

If you'd like to to hear more about the role, get in touch!

Email dave.m@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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