Senior Software Engineer - Backend Services

Remote - UK
The Multiplayer Group (MPG) are 300 developers and data scientists, helping our clients and partners build 20+ AAA projects at any one time. We’re probably the most experienced multiplayer dev group in the world and we’re set up to help the games industry make games more easily, to deliver the highest quality, and become long-term partners.

We hire the best people, our talented team is spread across the globe. We’re remote-friendly and big on wellbeing, so if you love the sound of us, we’d love to hear from you!

Your mission:

Working in a team of backend engineers to deliver, deploy and help integrate backend services as part of industry leading game projects. Collaborate to define solutions and implement features on time and at high quality.

What you'll be doing:

  • Individual contribution: construct systems, write code, deployments, etc.
  • Work with the team lead and stakeholders to estimate and prioritise work
  • Work alongside peers to iterate on solutions that fit requirements
  • Keep lead and production appraised about revised estimates and delivery times
  • Champion and maintain high standards and process: tests, CI/CD, documentation
  • Help and support team members in day-to-day work

What we'll need from you:

  • Solid engineering and code design skills
  • Solid problem solving, debugging and optimisation skills
  • Previous experience in ONE or more of the following languages: Golang, Java, C#, Node.js, C++
  • Ability to create supporting documentation, designs, comments, etc
  • Ability to discuss technical and production matters.
  • Excellent time management and ability to work independently
  • Excellent technical communication skills
  • Experience building distributed applications
  • Knowledge of Microservices and service oriented architectures (SOA)
  • Attention to detail with ability comprehend and follow direction

What would help:

  • Golang experience is highly desirable
  • Experience with cloud platforms: Amazon AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure
  • Strong Database experience with both SQL and No SQL highly desirable
  • Experience developing server backends for free-to-play (mobile) games, casino apps, or similar.
  • Previous experience in game development and shipping a game title

it’s more than a career choice.

Dale Taylor joined MPG as a Software Engineer in 2020.


He said: “MPG recognises what its okay to ask of us and what isn't. We're not expected to overextend ourselves for the sake of a project or development cycle. They've given me nothing but encouragement and room to grow and become a better dev with every project and task they've given me."


Find out more about what it’s like to work at MPG.

What we believe in

respect and trust

We treat each other with respect and trust, clients and colleagues alike.

positive influence

We exhibit positivity in all our interactions.

delivery of value

We're committed to providing exceptional value to our clients.

Enjoyment

We want our team to enjoy their work, interactions with colleagues, and the culture they have helped us cultivate.

The Multiplayer Group (MPG) / MPG is registered in England No. 11254980. Heathcote Buildings, Heathcoat St, Nottingham NG1 3AA

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