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Back-end Developer

  • Location: Dundee
  • Salary/rate: £50,000 - £55,000
  • Date posted: 03/05/19
  • Job reference: 7047
  • Permanent
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A Dundee based Games studio are currently looking for a Back-end Developer to work on a range of new titles on PC, Console and online web platforms.

The studio are currently working on their own self-developed IP and requires this person to work closely with the current Technical Director with developing the back-end code for these projects.  

You will work closely with the Lead Server Programmer in maintaining the server and its capabilities. The Server is already set up and ready to go, so your task will be to work on enhancing its features to be able to cope with a huge demand and involved with how quickly users connect to the game without any issues.

The game will be exciting and fast paced, so part of your role must ensure that the gameplay process is smooth and lag free. You will also have a hand in developing the code for fair matchmaking features and player leaderboards.

This role will offer you a position of influence and close communication with the Co-Founders of the studio, to help contribute to such an important part of the back-end strategy. You will also have the opportunity to work with the latest technologies and the chance to implement your own stamp on the tools and technology the studio use. 


  • Experience delivering web applications using JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS/Angular, React, Vue.js
  • Proven experience with back-end programming languages such as Go, Java, Python, .Net
  • Proven experience using advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS.
  • Experience with relational databases and with NoSQL solutions.
  • Experience developing APIs and RESTful web services.
  • Previous Games experience would be a bonus 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a studio who are working on a range of new games, which you will have a hand in from start to finish. The studio offer fantastic benefits including a generous holiday allowance and pension package.
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