Lead Programmer – App / Games Industry – up to £70K DOE

  • Full Time
  • City of London, UK
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • Salary: up to £70,000 + amazing benefits

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A global mobile app gaming business in central London

Lead Programmer – App / Games Industry – up to £70K DOE


A global mobile app gaming business in central London are actively seeking a Lead Programmer to take responsibility of building a new Server Team. This exciting role will not only run a growing department but also design and implement the backend for upcoming projects. This is a challenging role with an exceptional business – do not hesitate to apply!


Our client, a well recognised free to play mobile gaming business, have been operating for over a decade. The business boast some of the biggest downloads in the industry (over 500 million for some games) and have built a reputation for creativity, dedication and forward thinking in a competitive market place.


Following substantial growth, there is an urgent requirement for a Lead Programmer to be the focal point of communication across the business.


Reporting to the CTO, on a day to day basis this role will include:


  • Managing an existing technical team
  • Mentor junior programmers
  • Assess technical project needs and contribute to coding best practice
  • Constantly assess, review, amend development operations for success
  • Take accountability for technical projects


In order to apply to this Lead Programmer role, we are looking for the following experience:


  • Excellent experience programming within Java or node.js environments
  • Experience on a SaaS solution, ideally serving at least 1 million users
  • Proficient use of AWS: EC2, ED, DynamoDB, CloudWatch etc.
  • Experience with Docker
  • Knowledge of Redis
  • Comfortable with C# (particularly in Unity 3D)
  • CI (Continuous Integration) pipelines i.e. Jenkins


Additionally, you should be happy leading a team in an Agile environment and any experience working on a games based project would be of huge value.


This is a challenging role that blends both technical skills and senior responsibilities. If you feel you can bring the right level of knowledge then do not hesitate to apply.


This role comes with a competitive salary plus fantastic benefits including flexible working, over 30 days holiday, bonus, pension, health, life, travel discounts, retail perks and internal benefits such as office events, team lunches and more! Working from a luxury office in central London.


To apply for this role you must have full eligibility to live and work in the UK.


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SearchBI are the first choice for Business Intelligence and Agile BI recruitment business in the UK and internationally. We work with Software Houses, Partners and End Users throughout the UK and Europe. As unique specialists in this niche marketplace we have positioned ourselves ideally to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. We understand our industry and use our expansive network to position ourselves as market leaders for all Agile Business Intelligence requirements


London / City of London / Programmer / Developer / Java / JavaScript / Node.js / Saas / AWS / EC2 / ED / DynamoDB / CloudWatch / Docker / Redis / C# / Unity 3D / CI / Jenkins

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