Senior Server Engineer
Future Games of London is an independent studio that designs, develops and publishes Smartphone and Tablet games. Founded in September 2009, FGOL create wholly owned and original IP which by March 2016 had achieved over 280 million downloads worldwide following the success of Hungry Shark Evolution. The long-awaited Hungry Shark World, which was released May 2016 is already a smashing success with over 10 million downloads worldwide.
FGOL operate worldwide on a F2P model, via the acquisition, retention and monetization of a sustainable player base whilst insuring their satisfaction, fun and engagement with the virtual world we have built for them to share with their friends. We are a dedicated team with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy being part of a lively, self-motivated, forward thinking company in an exciting and ever-evolving industry.
The ideal candidate:
Future Games of London is seeking for a talented server engineer with experience and expertise in implementing and running massively scalable backend services for games/applications. Reporting to the Lead Server Programmer the main responsibilities of the Senior Server Engineer would be to implement various key modules for the backend, architect new features with other senior programmers and extend/refactor current implementations. The programmer should be capable enough for creating various technical solutions and should have strong understanding of various backend mechanics and scenarios.
Proficient in Java/C# with good understanding of object oriented development
Expert understanding of AWS
Good debugger and problem solver
A good understanding of the challenges involved in scaling services
Can break down and estimate tasks accurately
Can analyse an existing module of reasonable complexity and extend it
Worked with Redis/DynamoDB or other NoSQL databases
Exposed to Java 8 and Spring Boot
Worked on applications with 2M+ DAU
Shipped mobile games as a server programmer
Worked on multiplatform products