Backend Developer (Hybrid Options)

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Posted 26 September 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameRowan Hix-Dunn

Job description

TreesPlease are looking for a Backend Developer to work on a game that is at soft launch stage and are looking to level-up their capabilities as they extend product features and globally scale their first live game. Your primary focus being development of backend solutions but with professional experience and flair for client-side implementation for mobile platforms. 

This role would suit an individual who has transitioned from a client to server role or vice versa, or has worked in a small team covering both knowledge areas.

Your responsibilities will include...
  • Create and maintain server and client code to realise the product aspirations of our game.
  • Contribute towards identifying and maintaining backend infrastructure that is most appropriate to our evolving needs as a growing studio.
  • As part of a small team, take shared responsibility for maintaining the quality of our product and contributing towards release management.
  • Work closely with a multi-discipline team of engineers, content creators, quality assurance and production to predict dependencies and plan tasks to meet project deliverables.
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...
  • Proficient working knowledge of C#.
  • Experience of other high level programming languages such as NodeJS, Go, Java or equivalent to develop production-ready services and APIs.
  • Experience developing applications with Unity.
  • Experience of working with a scalable backend stack such as GCP, MongoDB, Nakama, CockroachDB or equivalents.
  • Candidates should possess strong communication skills to work as part of a cross-discipline team.
  • Talented with solving problems and possessing a natural curiosity.
Bonus points if you have...
  • BSc within the field of Computer Science
  • Experience with expanding and/or maintaining continuous build systems, such as Jenkins, TeamCity or similar
  • Proven experience developing and distributing mobile games/apps
  • A genuine interest in casual mobile games
TreesPlease games are a new studio on a mission to make games that are good for the planet and are played by millions of people. They are a small but expanding team of friendly, talented, ambitious and truly diverse game makers If you are passionate about changing the world through world class games then this is probably a great role for you.