Platform Engineer

  • Full-time
  • - Server Side
  • Description

    We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join us as a Platform Engineer. Games industry experience is optional!

    At Mediatonic a Platform Engineer is an operationally-minded programmer who takes ownership of our core technology and infrastructure. We’ve built a platform which supports an extremely high number of players at any moment in time and you’ll be joining to support it!

    A Platform Engineer should be excited to take on a broad, supporting role - you’ll be one of the first remote members of our Platform team, helping us better serve our global audience.

    Often you’ll be directly involved in building and architecting features. You’ll always be expected to define best practises, mentor others, and improve our core systems. You’re a curious, fast learner, obsessed with automation, who enjoys the detective work of figuring out what’s happening when things go wrong!

    We are looking for a Platform Engineer to join Mediatonic.Mediatonic is the game developer behind Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout and a new member of the Epic Games family. We’re aiming to build "the Greatest Gameshow on Earth" as part of our mission to connect people through massively-multiplayer game experiences.We take pride in crafting original titles that bring people together. Our quest is to create joyful experiences that are open to all by investing in the ideas, technologies and people that can bring our vision to life.We’re looking for talented people to join our world-class team to grow Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout into an entertainment platform and to nurture the other equally ambitious titles we’re dreaming up.
  • Responsibilities

    We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join us as a Platform Engineer. Games industry experience is optional!

    At Mediatonic a Platform Engineer is an operationally-minded programmer who takes ownership of our core technology and infrastructure. We’ve built a platform which supports an extremely high number of players at any moment in time and you’ll be joining to support it!

    A Platform Engineer should be excited to take on a broad, supporting role - you’ll be one of the first remote members of our Platform team, helping us better serve our global audience.

    Often you’ll be directly involved in building and architecting features. You’ll always be expected to define best practises, mentor others, and improve our core systems. You’re a curious, fast learner, obsessed with automation, who enjoys the detective work of figuring out what’s happening when things go wrong!


    Attributes we’re looking for:

    • You are:
      • An excellent team player
      • A positive and happy voice in a team
      • Curious and self-motivated
    • You have demonstrable experience in:
      • Building and delivering features for business-critical applications
      • Cloud Services
      • Unit/Integration testing
      • CI/CD (Jenkins, Azure Devops, TeamCity, or similar)
      • Deploying production infrastructure (Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM, etc)
      • Monitoring production services (Grafana, Datadog, ElasticSearch, etc)
      • Designing scalable services which scale out in response to load
  • What we're looking for

    Want to work for us?

    Are you interested in joining a business who strive to create 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 appeal to you?

    As a creative business, we recognise that creativity is best inspired by different experiences and perspectives and we strive to create a culture of belonging, where all our colleagues feel welcome and diversity is celebrated. As we push towards ever more ambitious and high quality titles, we are looking for the finest talent in the industry to come and join us on our quest.


    How to apply & really impress us

    As a people first company, 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 a full interview. 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 look forward to hearing from you.

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

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