Software Engineer, MongoDB, Games


£34-45k negotiable

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Software Engineer – JavaScript, Node.js, MongoDB, Mobile Games

This small Games studio is making some of the most successful genre-leading games for mobile devices. We’re looking for a top flight JavaScript Software Engineer (2+ years) to join their small, world class engineering team of mobile and social games experts with over 70 titles to their name.

The successful Server Software Engineer will create highly scalable back-ends for fun and engaging games. You will work in all phases of the SDLC with a focus on efficient and iterative coding. 

Due to the small size, team members have ownership of features and so a lot of responsibility and job satisfaction right from day one. The team maintains a high standard of code through automated testing, peer code reviews, a common code style and team culture of extreme quality.

The role will see you writing test-driven, clean and maintainable server code in JavaScript for a Node.js environment; designing features in a way that is performant and scalable; monitor, debug and quickly resolve server and database issues on games in production; creating tools and shared libraries to streamline development, in Java and other languages.

Core experience required includes:

  • Working with NoSQL databases, particularly MongoDB
  • JavaScript devotee aware of current ecosystem and upcoming changes
  • An excellent understanding of programming best practices and data-driven design
  • A passion for developing popular games with high production values
  • A software craftsperson with a diligent programming mentality and zero tolerance for bugs
  • Writing automated software tests and writing testable code
  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or a related subject

Nice-to-haves: Git aficionado, experience using social platform APIs, OAuth, and RESTful web services; have designed, written, deployed, debugged and maintained web services with 100k+ DAU; knowledge of commonly used web security techniques; devop or sysadmin with experience of cloud platforms such as AWS, Heroku, MongoDB Atlas.

Software Engineer / JavaScript Developer – JavaScript, Node.js, MongoDB, TDD, Git, Mobile Games

£34-45k negotiable

Central London, W1