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Server / Full Stack Programmer

We are looking for a Server/Full Stack Programmer to join the team in our Central London studio.
 

The successful candidate will be designing, prototyping and developing server-based multiplayer game systems, including both synchronous and asynchronous gameplay, save data, matchmaking, leaderboards, DLC and more. Working very closely with the product owner, designers, programmers and the technical director to solve the many challenges involved in creating a high quality, scalable and performant online user experience in the most efficient manner possible to release in the desired time frame.
 

This is a permanent full-time role. It is based in Shoreditch, London with the option to work remotely 2 days per week at the discretion of the business, in addition to a very competitive salary package.
 

Responsibilities
 
Growing our multiplayer service into innovative new areas across new titles, using the latest technology to develop the most compelling online experience for our players.
Designing and building new online functionality in a maintainable, robust and flexible manner, ensuring scalability and readiness for rapid post-launch updates in response to customer feedback.
 

Writing tools where necessary to empower artists, designers and customer services to administer the online services as much as possible.
Be actively involved in design discussions to make best use of technology.
 

Requirements
 
Strong technical design and code skills in suitable Web languages, technologies and frameworks, including any of AWS/Azure, SQL/NoSQL, Redis, Memcached, REST, Node.js.
Broad experience of backend architecture and principles, including database design and replication, load balancing, reliable/unreliable messaging, latency minimisation, security.
 

2+ years of server/network development experience in high load scenarios. Games and/or Unity experience desirable but not essential.
A passion for the latest Web technology and an interest in games a definite advantage.
 

To Apply: Contact careers@hutchgames.com stating the job title in the email subject
 

About Hutch
 
Hutch are a dynamic games studio based in London and Brighton. Founded on a wealth of traditional game development experience, blending a bunch of people who are talented and passionate about making the best free to play games.
 
Our goal is to create the best racing games for mobile. We believe small, focused and empowered teams build the best games and we work hard to maintain an open, transparent and self determined culture. Founded in 2011, we have released 5 games including Smash Cops, Smash Bandits, MMX Racing and MMX Hill Climb with over 90 million players across the world.
 

Find out more at www.hutchgames.com

Hutch Games