Programming Vacancies

Remote Senior Java Backend Programmer Games UK - REF 2409


As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will design systems to handle a large number of players for our studio based in the UK. You possess a strong technical background and have a high degree of appreciation for backend systems design. You will be joining a team that is building an online gaming platform. This role is offered fully remote.

What will you do?

    • Develop backend systems (Web client and Server-side logic) (design, architect, implement, document, test, and support)
    • Collaborate with game designers and other engineers to develop LiveOps tools and game features
    • Be responsible for ad-hoc projects and/or requirements as they arise
    • Ensure scalability and reliability of our online services incl. memory and performance issues
    • Work with a cloud infrastructure

What skills do you need?

    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent 
    • Expert in software engineering with Java back-end/server-side or systems technologies
    • Database and web development experience
    • You have worked on a RESTful API system from concept to production
    • Experience in working in a multidiscipline environment
    • Good experience working with source control
    • Linux on a large scale
    • Able to effectively communicate and translate between general ideas and technical practices
    • Build experience for live online systems

Nice to have (but not required)

    • Experience dealing with scalability and cloud automation
    • Experience in security protection
    • Cassandra, GRPC, Docker, GRPB, Netty, ElasticSearch…


Remote working, excellent pay and perks based on location.


To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2409.

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