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Lead Online Programmer – AAA Games – Hybrid/Onsite Brighton, UK


Lead Online Programmer – AAA Games – Hybrid/Onsite Brighton, UK

One Player Missions client is a AAA developer, with studios in multiple beautiful European cities!

They are looking for a talented Lead Online Programmer to join their team developing a new unique unannounced multiplayer project.
The successful candidates will help consolidate their cloud infrastructure as well their award-winning in-house engine’s online capabilities.

  • Experience as a DevOps Engineer in scalable production systems
  • Proficient with at least one the major cloud vendors (GCP, AWS, Azure)
  • Able to architect solutions that may live in several clouds
  • Experience with containerization (docker, k8 etc) and orchestration (puppet, ansible, saltstack etc)
  • Experienced in navigating and integrating new technologies into large existing codebases
  • Experience with creating custom tools with C# or .NET
  • Strong English language skills
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, a related education, or relevant experience for the job such as several years leading teams responsible for online services or cloud infrastructures for games
  • Deeply passionate about video games and games development


  • Be responsible for the development of a scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure to run online services that you and the team will co-create with the different game projects
  • Together with your team, will be responsible to create, run and monitor the game servers and back-end infrastructure
  • Choose fitting cloud technologies for the online and data services
  • Deploy, maintain, and drive the design of the cloud infrastructure, which should be scalable and fitting to several games
  • Develop and maintain the online game technology and tools as well as game specific code, on server and on client side
  • Champion online security practices
  • Extend the technology of the in-house engine with online capabilities.
  • Designing and implementing online game features that interact with the engine, that will be for any of the games.
  • At the same time, as a lead, together with Directors, you will participate on the online game vision and break it into specific goals
  • Provide candid and compassionate feedback in bi-weekly 1:1s with every team member
  • Coach and mentor people in the team and the company on regards to Online, Cloud, security, and related best practices

DESIRED SKILLS (good to have):

  • Professional experience in the games industry
  • Good knowledge of C++
  • Console experience
  • Cross-site and cross-team working experience.
  • Master/PhD degree in Computer Science or associated fields.

  • Free private health insurance
  • Studio-wide bonus program
  • 5 Weeks paid vacation annually
  • Hybrid work-from-home scheme and flexible hours
  • Flex Retribution
  • Extensive learning opportunities
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