Job ID: #10635
OPM are working with a Central London based Client looking for a Principal Server Engineer..
You will be joining with expert backend development team on an existing title and bringing the skills skills to head up the server team.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Developing high-performance game logic in a distributed fashion exposed to millions of users.
Write robust code that runs on AWS.
Maintaining the current code base through its lifecycle over many short development iterations and collaborating with your awesome team to ensure superior quality of code at every step of the journey.
Working with our client side games development teams to develop robust extensible systems.
Managing the intelligent storage of a huge amount of player and game data.
Plan for growth from the infrastructure point of view and solution components accordingly.
Improve our games solutions architecture, processes and code base.
Operate a live game
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Excellent engineering skills in PHP or Go
Expertise in asynchronous I/O and highly concurrent programming
Good understanding of Availability, Reliability, and Scalability
Expert in HTTP and RESTFul services
Commercial experience working with SOA (Service Orientated Architecture) and/or microservices
Commercial experience of IaaS/SaaS/PaaS services, specifically on AWS
Highly versed in the creation of large scale and complex applications
Proficiency in Linux
Experience of using Git
“Can-do” attitude and DevOps culture
Enthusiastic team player
Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
Java/Scala/Python/Closure/C#/F#/Haskel/Erlang/C/C++/Rust experience (we love polyglot engineers!)
Proficiency in Memcache and Redis
Functional programming experience
Working knowledge of Chef
Expert on AWS services (architected/develop AWS based solutions with 100+ instances)
Commercial experience on scalable distributed systems
A passion for computer games, specifically social, mobile and strategy
To apply or for further information about the role please contact Daniel on +44 (0) 1206214418 or send us a copy of your CV.
Categories: Programming , Technical
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