Game Services Engineer

  • Full-time
  • Brighton - Server Side Engineering

Mediatonic is one of the UK's largest independent game developers with around 200 people across 6 locations worldwide. With incredibly diverse games, from top-grossing mobile titles, to hardcore PC simulators, from major IPs to completely original titles.

Above all, we take pride in crafting games that challenge and inspire us and we invest in technology that will keep us at the forefront of the industry. We hire experts to take on the biggest creative and technical challenges we can get our hands on and we invest in our people for the long term.

In the coming years, we have plans to grow across all our studios/locations, in order to achieve this we are looking to hire a Game Server Engineer to join our Brighton Studio.

  • Responsibilities

    We’re looking for a Software Engineer with a background in building web services to join us as a Game Services Engineer.

    As a Game Services Engineer you’ll work closely with your Technical Lead and the other engineers on your team to build game features which are tested, reliable and scalable. You’ll be working closely with Game Designers and Game Programmers to understand and implement new features.

  • Requirements

    • You are:
      • An excellent team player
      • A positive and happy voice in a team
    • You have demonstrable experience or interest in:
      • Building and delivering features for web applications
      • Cloud Services (Azure, AWS, etc)
      • Automated testing and TDD (NUnit, XUnit, etc)
      • CI/CD (Jenkins, Azure Devops, TeamCity, etc)
      • Monitoring production services (Datadog, Kibana, etc)
      • Designing scalable services which scale out in response to load
      • Service-oriented architectures (microservices, actor systems or otherwise)

    Bonus points for experience with:

    • C# and Dotnet Core
    • Angular
    • Linux (we deploy Linux containers)
    • Kubernetes, Docker
    • Event Sourcing
    • Pub/Sub Messaging (we use NATS)
  • What we're looking for

    Are you interested in creating moments that matter, for millions of players, in games that run for years?

    Does the idea of working together with a friendly team of Tonics towards the common goal of making great games appeal to you?

    Did we mention our out of control but totally cool sticker obsession?


    How to apply & really impress us

    As a people first studio, our biggest priority is to hire the right person. A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what you’re passionate about really helps to get our attention and distinguish your application from the crowd. Successful applications will usually have a phone chat before being invited to an interview at Mediatonic. If you are applying for a creative role, remember a portfolio is essential. For all applications we suggest you read the job description carefully and let us know why you believe you’re the right person to take on this job.

    We receive heaploads of applications, and while we do our best to respond, we can't always guarantee this.

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