Live Ops/Live Server Engineer (Hybrid)

Torn Banner Studios logo
Posted 20 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameIvan Cannon

Job description

Aardvark Swift are supporting Torn Banner in the recruitment of a LiveOps Engineer, for which you will be responsible for a wide range of tasks and should expect a variety of issues and challenges to tackle across various areas of their projects.

This role requires excellent communication skills as you will be collaborating closely with team members from other departments. The ideal candidate is a team player, willing to help others identify problems and seek creative solutions.

Your responsibilities…

  • Be a first line responder to identify, diagnose, and solve server and backend related issues
  • Assist in the regular deployment of game and backend updates
  • Monitor and fine tune live game configurations
  • Support architecture, build systems, and operations of services across multiple platforms
  • Identify needs and propose solutions to improve the development of processes and pipelines
  • Maintain regular internal communications and help encourage a positive and ambitious team atmosphere
  • Be a driving force in the continuous improvement of the live development environment and practices
  • Work closely with the programming and QA teams to accomplish solutions to blockers
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 3+ years of professional video game experience, with experience operating a AAA live game with regular updates and content releases
  • Experience diagnosing and solving server-related issues
  • C++ and JavaScript proficiency
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative-taking
  • Predilection and the ability to take on research and self-education
It's a bonus if you have…
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4/5
  • Experience with console and/or PC game development
  • Experience developing AAA titles on multiple platforms