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Backend Programmer

  • Location: Brighton
  • Salary/rate: £40,000 - £50,000
  • Date posted: 12/10/18
  • Job reference: 6644
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

A Brighton based AAA Games studio are currently looking to hire an exceptional Backend Programmer to work on a brand new AAA title.

The studio have come from a core AAA background and have built a successful, reputable studio with strong international ties. They have released titles which have sold millions of units on console platforms and also achieved high ratings and reviews on Metacritic. 

The studio requires this person to work closely with the development teams in maintaining the server and its capabilities. Your task will be to help design, develop and implement a reliable and highly scalable backend infrastructure. You will also 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 of AAA quality, 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.

You will be coming into the studio at a great time as development has just begun, giving you opportunity to implement core systems and leave your own signature on the title from the beginning. 


  • At least 4 years’ experience as a Server / Backend / Online Programmer 
  • Experience with Java, C# and C++ with NoSQL / SQL database backend
  • Experience building or consuming Web Services (REST, OAuth etc)
  • Experience with cloud technologies, such as AWS, Azure and Google cloud etc 
  • Experience with Unix like operating systems
If you’re looking for a studio based in a beautiful location, working on an amazing project and have a genuine focus on quality then send your CV to 
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