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Backend Developer


Skillsearch Limited


City of London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


Our client based in central London are working on an edutainment game for children. Whilst there will certainly be an educational side of it, they want to make sure first and foremost that it is a game that will be enjoyable to play. As it will mainly be aimed at children this will be a subscription game which parents or educators can pay for as opposed to a F2P. The company themselves are incredible well-funded raising $11.5 million in their latest round.

Currently they are on the lookout for a new backend developer to join the team


Highly proficient with a modern backend stack - JavaScript, Typescript, Node.js, PostgreSQL

3+ years of experience developing online games or apps

Ability to work in a team under guidance from a Senior Backend Engineer.

Experience or knowledge of building backend solutions for Push Notifications, Live Events

A/B Test Frameworks, Receipt/Payment verifications.

Excellent communication skills

Experience building and deploying applications to the AWS platforms

An understanding of cloud computing and scalable software

Familiarity with good development practices (source control, automated testing)

Passion; for gaming or online services in general. We're looking for someone who genuinely cares about the quality of the work they produce

Keep Calm and waka waka...