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Senior Game Server Side Engineer

Boddle

Boddle

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Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2023

Boddle Learning is on the lookout for a seasoned Senior Game Server Side Engineer to bolster our team.

This role is perfect for those who have a deep passion for gaming and a strong background in server-side development, particularly in the context of educational or interactive gaming experiences.

REPSONSIBILITIES:

Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent accepted) in Computer Science or a related field, and 5 years’ progressively responsible experience as a software developer or a related field. Experience must include the following specific experience and skills:

  • Design and implement server-side logic for our gaming applications.
  • Optimize server performance to handle high volumes of traffic.
  • Ensure the security, integrity, and robustness of the game’s back-end infrastructure.
  • Work closely with game designers and front-end developers to implement complex game features.
  • Develop APIs and services that provide functionality to front-end game features.
  • Manage database operations related to game functionality, including player data, game states, and more.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to server-side game functionality.
  • Continuously research and implement best practices for server-side game development.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in server-side development, preferably in the gaming industry.
  • Strong proficiency in server-side programming languages like Java, C++, Node.js, or similar.
  • Experience with database management and caching mechanisms.
  • Familiarity with cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) and server management.
  • Understanding of server security principles and DDoS mitigation strategies.
  • Experience in developing multiplayer or online game features.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with real-time communication protocols and networking for games.
  • Knowledge of server-side game engines and frameworks.
  • Experience in building scalable, high-traffic game servers.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of prioritization.