Senior Online Engineer (Hybrid)

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Posted 12 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAdam Perry

Job description

Sharkmob London are working with us as they recruit for a Senior Online Engineer to join their Online team and design, implement and iterate on new, exciting and scalable real-time multiplayer online features.

You’ll be part of the Sharkmob Online team and report to the Lead Online Engineer, and collaborate with the Engineering team, a multidisciplinary group working across all things technology.

Sharkmob was founded in 2017 and has offices in Malmö and London, developing AAA-quality games for PC and console, using the Unreal Engine to power its ambitions of taking multiplayer games to new heights.

Sharkmob are working on two major projects: Exoborne – a Sharkmob original game created in Malmö, is a tactical, open-world extraction shooter set in a United States torn apart by apocalyptic forces of nature. The second project, being developed in London, is another original IP yet to be announced.

Your responsibilities…
  • Ownership of online backend systems
  • Work with a Dev Ops mentality - ready to run and support your own code
  • Mentor and help less experienced colleagues
  • Work closely with the Production team to inform project timelines
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively to maintain engineering excellence and high quality across the code base
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Excellent programming knowledge and software architectural skills (Go/C#)
  • Experienced with Modern Web frameworks, network protocols, protocol buffer, Api design and Cloud Services
  • Ability to write scripts from the ground up for CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes and Terraform
  • Design and optimisation for databases (Sql, NoSql and In-memory)
  • Monitoring, alarms, unit and integration tests
Desirable but not essential experience...
  • Google cloud platform
  • Microservices
  • C++
  • Message Queues
Perks and benefits include...
  • Visa sponsorship for you and your family
  • Relocation support if moving to the UK or from within the UK
  • 30 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus
  • Private pension (10% total, up to 5% individual contribution matched by Sharkmob)
  • BUPA private Healthcare, Cigna dental cover, life insurance scheme and income protection policy
  • £425 yearly preventative healthcare allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Weekly 'wellness hour' to be used each week during office hours
Sharkmob, are committed to building an inclusive team that represents diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skillsets – because they know that helps create great games! They welcome all devs who are aligned with their core values of shared ownership, smart decisions, and, last but not least – having fun! 

Sharkmob know the most important element of their studio is their team, they strive for a healthy and productive atmosphere in their office, they do this by providing feedback to each other, promoting a healthy work life balance, distributing ownership, and making time for social activities and having fun!