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CCP Games Recruiting Senior Backend Programmer

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Senior Backend Programmer

Category: Other
Company: CCP Games
Location: Newcastle (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Senior Backend Programmer CCP is looking to add a strong Senior Backend Programmer to its team in the Newcastle Studio. The studio is currently working on EVE Valkyrie which is a fast paced space dogfighting shooter enhanced through the use of VR hardware and is entering new territory for mainline game development. For this exciting and ground-breaking project we require a confident and talented “full stack” engineer to take on responsibility for all the backend development requirements. The candidate must have experience of the full software development cycle. This includes gathering requirements and design all through to implementation, deployment, testing, launch and live operations.

Responsibilities include:

Designing, developing, maintaining and operating scalable backend services to support a high number of concurrent users
Developing and improving the architecture of the server side technology stack, pipelines and processes
Operate AWS based cloud infrastructure of the backend.
Constantly test and profile to ensure the stability, scalability, security and performance of the backend services
Ensuring continuity of service and maintaining the security of all systems
Understanding the requirements of the game, and using these to create a prioritized backlog of backend development tasks
Communicating effectively about the backend services with a multi-disciplinary game team

Experience/Skills Required:

Experience in developing and delivering high quality, real-time online web services
Solid understanding of SOA based principles.
Experience with designing scalable REST-ful web APIs
Good understanding of authentication and authorization protocols and security standards
Experience of working with large volume relational databases
Practical knowledge of Python and SQL in a professional environment for 5+ years
Experience with AWS
Experience with Linux
Experience in the live deployment of web services
Passionate about gaming
Good English skills

Advantageous Skills:

Experience of managing or mentoring one or more less-experienced programmers
Experience of working in an Agile development environment
Familiarity with Test Driven Development and Unit Testing

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