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Backend and Server Engineer - Games Platform - London Posted Jan 02
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (London)
We are looking for a talented backend and server engineer to take the lead in developing a highly-scalable and resilient backend (built on cloud infrastructure) to service our digital platform and games.

You will:
Design, implement deploy and manage scalable, high-availability and secure backend services
Work closely with client-side engineers to thoroughly plan platform features
Participate in agile development and SCRUM by stewarding technical standards and quality
Troubleshoot and optimize live systems
Lead and implement API design and development

The opportunity to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment
The opportunity to make a measurable impact on the lives of children around the world
Our workspace provides free coffee, drinks and snacks, wellness activities, social events and discounted access to a number of area restaurants and bars

Required Skills:
3+ years of professional experience building and maintaining backend services
Ability to deliver and maintain a major cloud service with large numbers of end users
Proficient with a modern backend stack (e.g. Python, Ruby, Node.js or other)
Experience in building solutions for push notifications, live events, A/B test frameworks, etc.
Knowledge of the AWS suite (EC2, DynamoDB, SQL, Elasticsearch)
Experience in unit testing, BDD, continuous integration and delivery

Desirable Skills:
Experience in configuring backends for digital health platforms
Experience in building security tools and infrastructure
Experience in proactively identifying and fixing security vulnerabilities

Valued Characteristics:
Effective communication and collaboration
Highly-imaginative and proactive approach
Desire for continuous improvement
Strong leadership skills

Ref: 3153..We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds