Get a job: CCP is seeking a Senior Backend Programmer

CCP is looking to add a strong industry experienced Backend Programmer to its programming team in the Newcastle Studio, UK.
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Senior Backend Programmer, CCP

Location: Newcastle, England CCP is looking to add a strong industry experienced Backend Programmer to its Programming team in the Newcastle Studio. The studio is currently working on EVE Valkyrie which is a fast paced space dogfighting shooter enhanced through the use of VR hardware and is entering new territory for mainline game development. For this exciting and ground-breaking project we require a confident and talented "full stack" engineer to take on responsibility for all the backend development requirements. Responsibilities include: - Designing, developing and maintaining scalable backend services to support a high number of concurrent gamers - Developing and improving the architecture of the server side technology stack, pipelines and processes - Constantly test and profile to ensure the stability, scalability, security and performance of the backend services - Ensuring continuity of service and maintaining the security of all systems - Understanding the requirements of the game, and using these to create a prioritized backlog of backend development tasks - Communicating effectively about the backend services with a multi-disciplinary game team Experience / Skills Required: - A proven track record of delivering high quality, real-time online game projects - Experience of the full game-development cycle, from requirements gathering and design through to implementation, deployment, testing, launch and live operations - Experience with designing scalable REST-ful web APIs - Experience of working with large volume relational databases - Extensive practical knowledge of Python, Java or C# in a professional environment for 5+ years - Experience with AWS - Experience in the live deployment of complex web services - Passionate about gaming - Good English skills Advantageous Skills: - Experience of managing or mentoring one or more less-experienced programmers - Experience creating web services using ASP.NET - Experience of working in an Agile development environment - Familiarity with Test Driven Development and Unit Testing Interested? Apply now.

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