Backend Developer (Wargaming Partnership)

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Business Operations, Programming and Development, Web Development
South East UK
Splash Damage
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About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Our recent projects include our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb as well as Gears of War 4. 

We're currently expanding our team for exciting new projects with our partner Wargaming, and are looking for programmers to help us make them happen.

We look after our staff with a comprehensive package of perks and benefits, and have been awarded The Sunday Times's Best Companies accreditation three years running. Come join us!

The Role

As a Backend Developer you will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining server-side systems and services on an ambitious multiplayer PC game in the Wargaming universe.

Responsibilities at a glance

- Design, implement and maintain backend systems and services

- Work in collaboration with client-side and other gameplay programmers

- Ensure features are developed in a scalable and maintainable way with high quality code

- Write documentation and unit tests

Essential Skills and Experience

- Experience with software architecture, design patterns, code quality

- Good knowledge of modern server architectures and technologies (databases, message queues, network protocols…)

- Proficient in Python

- Experience or interest in game development

- Strong professional experience

Preferred Skills and Experience

- Knowledge of C++

- Experience with high-load server-side applications

- Experience with large codebases or distributed development

Senior positions are also available.

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children 
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children 
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution 
- Complimentary gym membership  
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses 
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service  
- Brand new state of the art office 
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance 
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday. 
- Childcare voucher scheme 
- Employee assistance programme 
- Referral fee

Find out more on our Perks & Benefits page.

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Find out more on our Culture page.

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