Backend Game Developer

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Backend Game Developer to join our engineering team. At Spyke, you will be crafting code to contribute to the development process while developing your engineering & game development skills. If you are eager to jump into challenges and work on world-class projects, Spyke is the right place for you. Come join us!

Responsibilities

  • Developing backend game services on schedule in an agile daily life cycle with other talented developers and product managers.
  • Improving previously implemented features and fixing bugs in any area (gameplay, network messaging, architecture, data store, scheduled jobs, etc.)
  • Making peer code reviews to check the quality & learn from it as well.
  • Write clean, sustainable code and create extendable, scalable architecture.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of live game services.
  • Improve yourself inside Spyke engineering culture to contribute to the global game development community.

Requirements

  • University degree in Computer Science or any equivalent department
  • +2 years of experience, deep understanding of Java with experience in best practices, idioms, GC, and memory optimization.
  • RESTful Web Service and Application development experience with Spring Boot
  • Experience in concurrency, distributed systems, network protocols & optimization.
  • Knowledge in NoSQL, Relational(MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.), and in-memory databases.
  • Excellent understanding of software architecture, design, and development.
  • Having strong engineering skills and programming fundamentals
  • Eager to search, discuss and learn new technologies and adapt them into our games and related code libraries.
  • Comfortable with investigating & reading in English
  • Having analytical, practical problem-solving skills

Nice to Have

  • Previous experience on high traffic services on the AWS platform.
  • Experience in the gaming industry with knowledge of synchronous multiplayer games.
  • Hands-on experience in a programming language other than Java.