Backend Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development, Web Development
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Bromley
Posted:
07-Oct-18
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:
oFPn8fwJ

Description
About Splash Damage
Located in the London borough of Bromley, Splash Damage is all about crafting the world's most engaging multiplayer experiences. Our recent projects include our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb as well as Gears of War 4. We're growing our studio for exciting new projects on PC and console, and are looking for talented and passionate developers to help create them.

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.

We believe our teams create better experiences when they have a range of perspectives and opinions to draw from, and we are committed to increasing diversity across our studio to consistently enable that.
The Role
At Splash Damage, we create multiplayer combat games that champion team play and promote lifelong friendships. Backend Engineers at Splash Damage are responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining the online services that power our award winning live-service multiplayer games.

As a backend engineer on our new unannounced title you will work within game feature teams, collaborating closely with other disciplines such as design, gameplay and UI, to create online services to drive game features such as matchmaking, purchasing, inventories, presence and much more. With a strong focus on scalability and performance, you will be responsible for owning the implementation of key tasks and features within our cloud-based online services infrastructure.

You excel at:

- Taking ownership of features and autonomously driving them to completion.

- Working effectively in open and collaborative environments.

- Employing a can-do attitude to solve difficult problems as part of an agile, fast-moving and highly-focused team.

- Breaking down your work into measurable and achievable tasks.

- Writing clear, maintainable and portable code.

- Communicating ideas, intent and constraints to both technical and non-technical team members.

You have:

- Strong proficiency in C# and/or modern C++ (C++11 and onwards).

- Strong practical knowledge of distributed services.

- The ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical team members.

- Excellent time management skills and the ability to self-organise.

- The people skills to work collaboratively within a team.

Even better if you have:

- Experience with technologies such as .NET Core and Orleans.

- Knowledge of Linux systems.

- Experience with cloud deployment services such as AWS.

- Familiarity with developing web services.

- Experience with web development methodologies.

Perks and 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 program
- 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 / shooting people in the face 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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