Description

Lockwood is evolving a living virtual world with over a million daily active users and we are looking for experienced and strongly motivated individuals to help us build and maintain the technology behind this.

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join our Games Framework team. The team builds and maintains the server architecture for allowing server side game content to be built and hosted, as well as working closely with the client team to get necessary support integrated into the mobile client. Our Game Framework team comprises of experienced, driven and innovative members who are open to new ideas and who have a broad range of technical backgrounds from finance software to AAA console games.

The ideal candidate would have several years programming experience on shipped products or production backend systems. A demonstrable ability to learn new systems and languages is a must and prior experience in multiple programming languages is a strong advantage.


Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and building backend services relating to hosting and running user facing game content
  • Define, design and build new features to enable new game content
  • Support other developers in creating content
  • Primarily coding in Go and Lua
  • Sometimes coding in TypeScript/JavaScript (node.js), C#, C/C++, Python
  • Support our dev ops team in keeping our services running

Requirements

    Essential

    • Expert knowledge of at least 1 relevant programming language and good experience in at least 2 more
    • Experience in shipping games, products or live systems

    Desirable

    • Experience with using game engines (e.g. Unity, Unreal, CryEngine, Godot etc)
    • Experience with networking of software (network synchronisation, especially of real time systems / games)
Salary

Competitive Salary

Job Type

Full-time

Come join us

Benefits of working here

  • Extremely competitive bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Core hours attendance (10am-4pm)
  • Staff social outings
  • Pension or Gym membership available
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Industry leading software including Unity, 3DS Max and Maya
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