• Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • 06 Nov 2019
  • Function
  • Tech Ops
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

Role

  • As Software Engineer at Supersolid you will create scalable backend code for fun and engaging mobile games
  • You will work as part of a small team to develop and maintain games, game features, and any development tools required

Responsibilities

  • Write test-driven, clean and maintainable code in JavaScript for the Node.js runtime
  • Implement features in a way that is performant and will scale well with increased volume and concurrency of users
  • Monitor, debug and quickly resolve server and database issues on games in production
  • Create tools and shared libraries to streamline development, in other languages where required (e.g. Java)
  • Work in all phases of the development lifecycle with a focus on efficient and iterative coding
  • Be part of an expert engineering team with a coherent development approach and high level of technical quality

Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of programming best practices and data-driven design
  • Software craftsperson with a diligent programming mentality and zero tolerance for bugs
  • Experience working with databases, particularly NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Experience writing automated software tests and writing testable code
  • Passion for developing popular games with high production values
  • Self-driven and excel at completing tasks in a minimally supervised environment
  • Able to communicate ideas from abstract game features to complex technical designs
  • Comfortable working in a small team on high impact features
  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or a related subject

Superpowers

  • JavaScript devotee aware of current ecosystem and upcoming changes
  • Experience managing MongoDB clusters in a production environment
  • Knowledge of commonly used web security techniques
  • Experience developing real-time client-server applications
  • Designed, written, deployed, debugged and maintained web services with 100k+ DAU
  • Devop with experience of cloud platforms such as AWS, Heroku, MongoDB Atlas
  • Git aficionado
  • Won a gold neighbourhood trophy in Home Street
  • If you are interested in joining Supersolid, please email us!
  • Please note that you need to be entitled to work in the UK. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please find out more information about working in the UK from GOV.UK.