Lead Server Engineer

You will lead server development for a team of engineers. This position will also work closely with game designers to implement and iterate on game features.
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Responsibilities

  • Lead the server engineering team in the design and implementation of server technology
  • Define and maintain the overall technological design for all server systems
  • Design, architect, and refine backend game systems throughout the development cycle of the project
  • Work directly with messaging and database frameworks to provide base level functionality for feature development
  • Troubleshoot and respond to server emergencies in the live game
  • Work with Technical Producer to prioritize and schedule work for engineers on your team

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Proficient in C++
  • Experience with network game client/server architecture
  • Experience with SQL
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid architecture skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Strong debugging skills

Preferred Skills

  • Previous management experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • MMO development experience
  • Experience in a "Live" environment (ongoing support of a product after launch)
  • Experience with Linux development
  • Experience working with AMQP platforms


Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

We usually respond within a week

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Department

Middlesbrough

Boho Five
TS2 1NY Middlesbrough Directions contact@radicalforge.com View page

Perks

  • Health Care

    We provide employees with access to Private Health Care upon successfully completing probation.

  • Flexible Working

    We offer semi-flexible work hours with the option to Work From Home part time / always. We also aim to close the studio for 2 weeks at Christmas gratis.

  • Open & Honest

    We value your journey as much as our own. Therefore we like to keep our employees in the loop every quarter about where we are heading as a studio and what's been going on behind the scenes.

Workplace & culture

Everyone does their best work when they enjoy what they are doing. That is why we aim to provide a space where you can help us create the best games possible with a team you can bond with. 

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