big planet recruitment

Current Programming Vacancies

Online Services Engineer – UK London


Our client is an independently owned AAA developer. With #1 titles, and a host of awards for their cross-platform multiplayer games, as well for the studio itself.  At the beginning of an exciting new arc to their creativity, they are looking for an Online Services Engineer.

As an online services engineer you will work with their clients to improve their games or build features for them, but also work on the SDKs for Fireline. They find that the best way to get a great SDK is for it to be written by a developer that actually uses it and has experience shipping games.

The Role

They exist to improve the online experiences of players worldwide. You'll achieve this by building their platform and online services for major titles. You'll then consult on, and license, their proven platform and features to the world's best publishers and platforms.

While working as an online services engineer you’ll be exposed to various engine/game technologies as well as backend APIs, both first and third party. You should be comfortable diving into a foreign codebase and apply your skills where it matters most for our customers.


You will work with their clients to solve problems they might have with online services or other networking related code, potentially working directly in their codebase

You will be responsible for architecting and building their SDKs in various languages


Experienced with several languages, C, C++ (11), C#, JavaScript

Game development experience, preferably having shipped at least one title and having been responsible for the online services integration with a 1st or 3rd party platform

Experience with Unreal Engine and/or Unity preferred

Self-managing and collaborate with your team to own every project from beginning to production

We Offer

Permanent position in new studio in London’s green belt

Friendly and rewarding work environment

Competitive salary, including holiday allowance and contributory pension

Health and leisure benefits package

Flexible work scheduling

Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and any portfolio links to Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant - (ref #576)

For a candidate consultation, please send your resume/CV to and we will call you to discuss your requirements and opportunities.
For a client consultation, please email your requirements to and we will be in touch to help you fill your vacancies.
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