Server Engineer (Gaming)

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Server Engineer (Gaming)



€70,000 - €80,000

Ref: E5554CS

Job Description

My Dublin city centre based client is looking for a Server Engineer to join the team for a permanent position

You will be part of a highly skilled development team, who are tasked with the creation of scalable systems. You will have good overall responsibility in the design and implementation of our architecture.

The Role:

-Work closely with feature owners, game designers and other development teams to implement new features

-Develop + Design our game server and associated tools and libraries, with a focus on low latency, scalability and consistency

-Improve servers and co-design architectures for current and new titles

-Work with game client developers to implement real-time, networked communications between game client and server

-Some weekend/overnight on-call rotation (Paid For)

-Write automated, high-quality tests (unit, integration etc.) and work with QA teams to improve gameplay experience, curtail exploits and ensure that everything works smoothly

-Implement tools to empower our LiveOps and game design teams in creation of new and exciting game-play experiences

-Work with DevOps on scaling and deploying large-scale distributed systems


-3 years’ experience in a relevant development environment

-Experience in developing back-end systems and servers for high-traffic web systems or games

-Good Overall Python development skills

-Good knowledge of Unix-like operating systems

-Knowledge of Redis or other database systems, ORMs and migration scripts

-Ability to write efficient low-latency, low-IO code

-Knowledge of how to prevent intrusions, injections, cheating etc

-Experience in git

Skills/Experience (Bonus, but not a prerequisite)

-C#-Unity or Java
-Experience with stateful and stateless game server architectures

-Docker, AWS, Terraform, Chef, Kibana, Ansible

-Experience with automated testing

How to Apply

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