Backend Engineer

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Job Reference: BBBH1983
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games Programming
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Rate

It’s an exciting time to join this team as you'll consult on, and license, the proven platform and features to the world's best publishers, developers and platforms.
The backend system is designed to provide a fast, flexible, reliable and secure platform for our clients, ensuring that them and their programmers, game designers and product managers alike have a smooth flowing system that will ensure their end user base always has a positive experience with their products.
The technology
The primary development languages are Python, C and C++, while the storage is supported by PostgreSQL and Redis.
You’ll come across various other languages including JavaScript, LUA and C#.
Software Engineer
We are looking for an experienced software engineer who can help develop the online services. Most of the infrastructure is written in Python and the primary database is PostgreSQL. The responsibilities of a software engineer working on the platform will go beyond the server side however, so additional experience with front-end development (HTML, Javascript, React, etc) is preferred.
As a software engineer you will join the team responsible for the backend services and work together with game teams to implement features as they become required. This work can bridge to the game client SDK code as well as to the web-based developer-facing tools.

  • Collaborating with a team of developers on the online infrastructure
  • Collaborate with game teams developing desired features


  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with relational database systems such as PostgreSQL
  • Experience with web development
  • Knowledge of Linux systems
  • Familiarity with developing with web services
  • Experience with C and C++ preferred
  • Self-managing and collaborate with your team to own every project from beginning to production

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