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    Backend Engineer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 50000 to 70000 GBP
    • Engineer Role
    • Skills: Python, AWS, Terraform, Docker
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Backend Engineer - UK FULLY REMOTE

    Salary up to £70k DOE
    My client are on the hunt for an experienced Mid & Senior Backend Engineers who will play an instrumental part in creating a brand new world-leading, cross platform IP played by millions of gamers. You will be part of a skilled core server side team, who are tasked with the creation of highly scalable systems built for consistency and low latency. The size and dynamic of this team will grant you considerable responsibility and autonomy in tasks and the design and implementation of their architecture.



    Here's what you will be doing:

    * Form the core of their Game Server Engineering team developing an incredible cross platform product.
    * Develop a deep understanding of the infrastructure and services that will be used to run an MMO game service.
    * Planning and reporting project milestones and timescales on a continuous basis to all those involved.
    * Work closely with the rest of the Engineering team, defining and implementing key technical goals as well as goals and concepts to bring teams to the next level
    * Assist in the construction of platforms, systems and networking infrastructure using your strong background in distributed systems, OS/kernel, network system design, and large-scale storage systems.
    * Implement tools that empower our Game-Design teams to create new and exciting gameplay experiences
    * Load test, monitor, profile & optimise game servers
    * Prioritise technical tasks and work with the team to plan for development

    To do this job, you will need:

    * Professional experience ideally for 4+ years.
    * Experience in developing highly available back-end systems and servers for large-scale games or high-traffic web systems.
    * Experience building robust solutions with a test driven approach.
    * Experience developing in Python, ideally using frameworks like Celery and Tornado.
    * Strong knowledge of Unix-like operating systems.
    * Experience with Redis (or other database systems), ORMs and migration scripts.
    * Good understanding of how to prevent intrusions, injections, cheating etc.
    * Good knowledge of networking i.e. TCP, HTTP, LB, NAT, WebSockets etc.
    * Experience creating and working with a dockerized environment.

    While not required, below are nice to have:

    * Experience working in C#/Unity..
    * AWS, Docker, Terraform, Kibana, Chef, Ansible.
    * Experience with automated testing.
    * Experience with stateful and stateless game server architectures.
    * Good knowledge of shell scripting i.e. bash, zsh.

    Apply above or for more info call 0191 814 7785 or email o.king@jeffersonfrank.com

    Ref: SBEA39485JFI_1645118259

    Backend Engineer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 50000 to 70000 GBP
    • Engineer Role
    • Skills: Python, AWS, Terraform, Docker
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Backend Engineer - UK FULLY REMOTE

    Salary up to £70k DOE
    My client are on the hunt for an experienced Mid & Senior Backend Engineers who will play an instrumental part in creating a brand new world-leading, cross platform IP played by millions of gamers. You will be part of a skilled core server side team, who are tasked with the creation of highly scalable systems built for consistency and low latency. The size and dynamic of this team will grant you considerable responsibility and autonomy in tasks and the design and implementation of their architecture.



    Here's what you will be doing:

    * Form the core of their Game Server Engineering team developing an incredible cross platform product.
    * Develop a deep understanding of the infrastructure and services that will be used to run an MMO game service.
    * Planning and reporting project milestones and timescales on a continuous basis to all those involved.
    * Work closely with the rest of the Engineering team, defining and implementing key technical goals as well as goals and concepts to bring teams to the next level
    * Assist in the construction of platforms, systems and networking infrastructure using your strong background in distributed systems, OS/kernel, network system design, and large-scale storage systems.
    * Implement tools that empower our Game-Design teams to create new and exciting gameplay experiences
    * Load test, monitor, profile & optimise game servers
    * Prioritise technical tasks and work with the team to plan for development

    To do this job, you will need:

    * Professional experience ideally for 4+ years.
    * Experience in developing highly available back-end systems and servers for large-scale games or high-traffic web systems.
    * Experience building robust solutions with a test driven approach.
    * Experience developing in Python, ideally using frameworks like Celery and Tornado.
    * Strong knowledge of Unix-like operating systems.
    * Experience with Redis (or other database systems), ORMs and migration scripts.
    * Good understanding of how to prevent intrusions, injections, cheating etc.
    * Good knowledge of networking i.e. TCP, HTTP, LB, NAT, WebSockets etc.
    * Experience creating and working with a dockerized environment.

    While not required, below are nice to have:

    * Experience working in C#/Unity..
    * AWS, Docker, Terraform, Kibana, Chef, Ansible.
    * Experience with automated testing.
    * Experience with stateful and stateless game server architectures.
    * Good knowledge of shell scripting i.e. bash, zsh.

    Apply above or for more info call 0191 814 7785 or email o.king@jeffersonfrank.com

    Ref: SM394873JFI_1646328042

    Smart Contract Engineer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 100000 to 130000 GBP
    • Engineer Role
    • Skills: Blockchain, Smart contract, Ethereum, Solidity
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Smart Contract Engineer - Up to £130k

    Fully Remote

    My client are seeking a Smart Contract Engineer to join as they define a unique position in the market, they are bridging real-world assets with digital ownership with a mission to make NFT transactions safe, secure, and legal.. You will be shaping a new offering that does not exist in the market yet.

    Your primary responsibilities will be implementing, designing, and auditing smart contracts written in Ethereum and emerging smart contract languages (e.g. cadence, ink, Rust, pact).

    However, they are seeking well-rounded engineers who can contribute to other engineering work adjacent to smart contract work, such as APIs, libraries, and indexing services.



    Responsibility day to day:

    * The development of their smart contracts and their interactions
    * Be a key person for anything related to inter-blockchain interoperability.
    * Helping define the architecture of our protocol
    * Write thorough test coverage of all smart contract functionality.
    * Create deployment scripts and integrations for cross-chain deployments

    You'll have a high level of autonomy and we want you to use your skills to support engineering teams, and where necessary push back on design decisions that are sub-optimal for operations.

    The ideal candidate has:

    * 2+ years experience with blockchain and smart contract development.
    * Familiarity with Ethereum and Solidity
    * A genuine interest in DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web3.
    * Knowledge of common smart contract weaknesses, attack vectors, and bugs.

    Highly desirable, but not required:

    * Experience with non-Ethereum chains and smart contracts (e.g. Solana, NEAR, substrate)
    * Experience with indexing blockchain data and joining with non-blockchain data
    * Experience with Rust (particularly WASM or smart contracts)
    * Experience with a venture-funded, high-growth technology/fintech startup

    What can we offer you?

    * Marketable experience in the blockchain and legal tech spaces
    * Remote working to fit the way you live your life.
    * Equity
    * The chance to contribute to projects at the cutting edge of blockchain technologies

    To find out more or to apply please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com, 0191 814 7785 or LinkedIn 'Oliver King'

    Ref: SGP093820JFI_1646328046

    Senior Game Programmer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 50000 to 65000 GBP
    • Developer Role
    • Skills: iOS, Android, Unity, Git, AWS
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    SENIOR GAME PROGRAMMER - FULLY REMOTE

    SALARY UP TO 65K DOE

    Looking for the opportunity to work with an organisation making mobile games for some of the largest brands on the planet? Now is your chance! My client is now recruiting for a Senior Game Programmer to join an ambitious and exciting team of developers to create a brand new cross platform IP, in partnership with a world renowned publisher.

    The ideal candidate must be someone who is passionate in their work and able to fit into the collaborative and relaxed culture of the organisation. Must be someone who is also ready to come on board as an experienced engineer to lead, coordinate and support the client engineering teams. You will play a pivotal role in the development process as well as the support process providing technical direction, planning and architecture to engineering teams in order to deliver a world class game play experience.



    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    * Professional experience leading, managing and developing large engineering teams
    * A strong understanding of common game/software development tools including Unity and Git
    * Proven track record of architecting and developing mobile games
    * Comprehensive understanding of game development on iOS and Android.
    * A broad knowledge base that allows for interaction and engagement on a range of topics including game play, graphics, networking, etc.
    * A proven ability to communicate with individuals and groups that are a mixture of technical and non-technical
    * Demonstrable experience in creating clear and understandable documentation for technical and non-technical audiences
    * To be able to provide constructive and helpful feedback
    * The ability to diligently and proactively operate on multiple fronts and at varying levels of detail. Balancing short term and long term goal

    BENEFITS:

    * Private Health Care, with dental, optical and mental health cover
    * Your birthday off as an extra holiday day
    * Employee assistance program counselling service
    * 50% off a PureGym membership as part of your healthcare package
    * 2 x Salary death in service cover
    * Life management help service
    * A new pension company providing more choice
    * Increasing our Employer contribution to your pension to 5%
    * Financial advice workshops throughout the year



    To apply to this role, please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com or call for a confidential chat on 0191 814 7785.



    Jefferson Frank is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) recruiter of choice. We work with organizations worldwide to find and deliver the best AWS professionals on the planet. Backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, we have a proven track record servicing the AWS recruitment market and, to date, have worked with over 30,000 organizations globally.

    Ref: SGP093820JFI_1645952419

    Senior Game Programmer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 50000 to 65000 GBP
    • Developer Role
    • Skills: iOS, Android, Unity, Git, AWS
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    SENIOR GAME PROGRAMMER - FULLY REMOTE

    SALARY UP TO 65K DOE

    Looking for the opportunity to work with an organisation making mobile games for some of the largest brands on the planet? Now is your chance! My client is now recruiting for a Senior Game Programmer to join an ambitious and exciting team of developers to create a brand new cross platform IP, in partnership with a world renowned publisher.

    The ideal candidate must be someone who is passionate in their work and able to fit into the collaborative and relaxed culture of the organisation. Must be someone who is also ready to come on board as an experienced engineer to lead, coordinate and support the client engineering teams. You will play a pivotal role in the development process as well as the support process providing technical direction, planning and architecture to engineering teams in order to deliver a world class game play experience.



    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    * Professional experience leading, managing and developing large engineering teams
    * A strong understanding of common game/software development tools including Unity and Git
    * Proven track record of architecting and developing mobile games
    * Comprehensive understanding of game development on iOS and Android.
    * A broad knowledge base that allows for interaction and engagement on a range of topics including game play, graphics, networking, etc.
    * A proven ability to communicate with individuals and groups that are a mixture of technical and non-technical
    * Demonstrable experience in creating clear and understandable documentation for technical and non-technical audiences
    * To be able to provide constructive and helpful feedback
    * The ability to diligently and proactively operate on multiple fronts and at varying levels of detail. Balancing short term and long term goal

    BENEFITS:

    * Private Health Care, with dental, optical and mental health cover
    * Your birthday off as an extra holiday day
    * Employee assistance program counselling service
    * 50% off a PureGym membership as part of your healthcare package
    * 2 x Salary death in service cover
    * Life management help service
    * A new pension company providing more choice
    * Increasing our Employer contribution to your pension to 5%
    * Financial advice workshops throughout the year



    To apply to this role, please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com or call for a confidential chat on 0191 814 7785.



    Jefferson Frank is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) recruiter of choice. We work with organizations worldwide to find and deliver the best AWS professionals on the planet. Backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, we have a proven track record servicing the AWS recruitment market and, to date, have worked with over 30,000 organizations globally.

    Ref: SM394873JFI_1645945206

    Smart Engineer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 100000 to 130000 GBP
    • Engineer Role
    • Skills: Blockchain, Smart contract, Ethereum, Solidity
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Smart Contract Engineer - Up to £130k

    Fully Remote

    My client are seeking a Smart Contract Engineer to join as they define a unique position in the market, they are bridging real-world assets with digital ownership with a mission to make NFT transactions safe, secure, and legal.. You will be shaping a new offering that does not exist in the market yet.

    Your primary responsibilities will be implementing, designing, and auditing smart contracts written in Ethereum and emerging smart contract languages (e.g. cadence, ink, Rust, pact).

    However, they are seeking well-rounded engineers who can contribute to other engineering work adjacent to smart contract work, such as APIs, libraries, and indexing services.



    Responsibility day to day:

    * The development of their smart contracts and their interactions
    * Be a key person for anything related to inter-blockchain interoperability.
    * Helping define the architecture of our protocol
    * Write thorough test coverage of all smart contract functionality.
    * Create deployment scripts and integrations for cross-chain deployments

    You'll have a high level of autonomy and we want you to use your skills to support engineering teams, and where necessary push back on design decisions that are sub-optimal for operations.

    The ideal candidate has:

    * 2+ years experience with blockchain and smart contract development.
    * Familiarity with Ethereum and Solidity
    * A genuine interest in DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web3.
    * Knowledge of common smart contract weaknesses, attack vectors, and bugs.

    Highly desirable, but not required:

    * Experience with non-Ethereum chains and smart contracts (e.g. Solana, NEAR, substrate)
    * Experience with indexing blockchain data and joining with non-blockchain data
    * Experience with Rust (particularly WASM or smart contracts)
    * Experience with a venture-funded, high-growth technology/fintech startup

    What can we offer you?

    * Marketable experience in the blockchain and legal tech spaces
    * Remote working to fit the way you live your life.
    * Equity
    * The chance to contribute to projects at the cutting edge of blockchain technologies

    To find out more or to apply please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com, 0191 814 7785 or LinkedIn 'Oliver King'

    Ref: SM394873JFI_1646328030

    Smart Engineer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 100000 to 130000 GBP
    • Engineer Role
    • Skills: Blockchain, Smart contract, Ethereum, Solidity
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Smart Contract Engineer - Up to £130k

    Fully Remote

    My client are seeking a Smart Contract Engineer to join as they define a unique position in the market, they are bridging real-world assets with digital ownership with a mission to make NFT transactions safe, secure, and legal.. You will be shaping a new offering that does not exist in the market yet.

    Your primary responsibilities will be implementing, designing, and auditing smart contracts written in Ethereum and emerging smart contract languages (e.g. cadence, ink, Rust, pact).

    However, they are seeking well-rounded engineers who can contribute to other engineering work adjacent to smart contract work, such as APIs, libraries, and indexing services.



    Responsibility day to day:

    * The development of their smart contracts and their interactions
    * Be a key person for anything related to inter-blockchain interoperability.
    * Helping define the architecture of our protocol
    * Write thorough test coverage of all smart contract functionality.
    * Create deployment scripts and integrations for cross-chain deployments

    You'll have a high level of autonomy and we want you to use your skills to support engineering teams, and where necessary push back on design decisions that are sub-optimal for operations.

    The ideal candidate has:

    * 2+ years experience with blockchain and smart contract development.
    * Familiarity with Ethereum and Solidity
    * A genuine interest in DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web3.
    * Knowledge of common smart contract weaknesses, attack vectors, and bugs.

    Highly desirable, but not required:

    * Experience with non-Ethereum chains and smart contracts (e.g. Solana, NEAR, substrate)
    * Experience with indexing blockchain data and joining with non-blockchain data
    * Experience with Rust (particularly WASM or smart contracts)
    * Experience with a venture-funded, high-growth technology/fintech startup

    What can we offer you?

    * Marketable experience in the blockchain and legal tech spaces
    * Remote working to fit the way you live your life.
    * Equity
    * The chance to contribute to projects at the cutting edge of blockchain technologies

    To find out more or to apply please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com, 0191 814 7785 or LinkedIn 'Oliver King'

    Ref: SGP093820JFI_1645118903

    Senior Game Programmer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 50000 to 65000 GBP
    • Developer Role
    • Skills: iOS, Android, Unity, Git, AWS
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    SENIOR GAME PROGRAMMER - FULLY REMOTE

    SALARY UP TO 65K DOE

    Looking for the opportunity to work with an organisation making mobile games for some of the largest brands on the planet? Now is your chance! My client is now recruiting for a Senior Game Programmer to join an ambitious and exciting team of developers to create a brand new cross platform IP, in partnership with a world renowned publisher.

    The ideal candidate must be someone who is passionate in their work and able to fit into the collaborative and relaxed culture of the organisation. Must be someone who is also ready to come on board as an experienced engineer to lead, coordinate and support the client engineering teams. You will play a pivotal role in the development process as well as the support process providing technical direction, planning and architecture to engineering teams in order to deliver a world class game play experience.



    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    * Professional experience leading, managing and developing large engineering teams
    * A strong understanding of common game/software development tools including Unity and Git
    * Proven track record of architecting and developing mobile games
    * Comprehensive understanding of game development on iOS and Android.
    * A broad knowledge base that allows for interaction and engagement on a range of topics including game play, graphics, networking, etc.
    * A proven ability to communicate with individuals and groups that are a mixture of technical and non-technical
    * Demonstrable experience in creating clear and understandable documentation for technical and non-technical audiences
    * To be able to provide constructive and helpful feedback
    * The ability to diligently and proactively operate on multiple fronts and at varying levels of detail. Balancing short term and long term goal

    BENEFITS:

    * Private Health Care, with dental, optical and mental health cover
    * Your birthday off as an extra holiday day
    * Employee assistance program counselling service
    * 50% off a PureGym membership as part of your healthcare package
    * 2 x Salary death in service cover
    * Life management help service
    * A new pension company providing more choice
    * Increasing our Employer contribution to your pension to 5%
    * Financial advice workshops throughout the year



    To apply to this role, please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com or call for a confidential chat on 0191 814 7785.



    Jefferson Frank is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) recruiter of choice. We work with organizations worldwide to find and deliver the best AWS professionals on the planet. Backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, we have a proven track record servicing the AWS recruitment market and, to date, have worked with over 30,000 organizations globally.

    Ref: SGP093820JFI_1645467324

    Senior Game Programmer

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 50000 to 65000 GBP
    • Developer Role
    • Skills: iOS, Android, Unity, Git, AWS
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    SENIOR GAME PROGRAMMER - FULLY REMOTE

    SALARY UP TO 65K DOE

    Looking for the opportunity to work with an organisation making mobile games for some of the largest brands on the planet? Now is your chance! My client is now recruiting for a Senior Game Programmer to join an ambitious and exciting team of developers to create a brand new cross platform IP, in partnership with a world renowned publisher.

    The ideal candidate must be someone who is passionate in their work and able to fit into the collaborative and relaxed culture of the organisation. Must be someone who is also ready to come on board as an experienced engineer to lead, coordinate and support the client engineering teams. You will play a pivotal role in the development process as well as the support process providing technical direction, planning and architecture to engineering teams in order to deliver a world class game play experience.



    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    * Professional experience leading, managing and developing large engineering teams
    * A strong understanding of common game/software development tools including Unity and Git
    * Proven track record of architecting and developing mobile games
    * Comprehensive understanding of game development on iOS and Android.
    * A broad knowledge base that allows for interaction and engagement on a range of topics including game play, graphics, networking, etc.
    * A proven ability to communicate with individuals and groups that are a mixture of technical and non-technical
    * Demonstrable experience in creating clear and understandable documentation for technical and non-technical audiences
    * To be able to provide constructive and helpful feedback
    * The ability to diligently and proactively operate on multiple fronts and at varying levels of detail. Balancing short term and long term goal

    BENEFITS:

    * Private Health Care, with dental, optical and mental health cover
    * Your birthday off as an extra holiday day
    * Employee assistance program counselling service
    * 50% off a PureGym membership as part of your healthcare package
    * 2 x Salary death in service cover
    * Life management help service
    * A new pension company providing more choice
    * Increasing our Employer contribution to your pension to 5%
    * Financial advice workshops throughout the year



    To apply to this role, please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com or call for a confidential chat on 0191 814 7785.



    Jefferson Frank is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) recruiter of choice. We work with organizations worldwide to find and deliver the best AWS professionals on the planet. Backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, we have a proven track record servicing the AWS recruitment market and, to date, have worked with over 30,000 organizations globally.

    Ref: JD93893402JFOJK_1647630016

    Mid/Senior Java Developers

    England, West Midlands, Birmingham

    • 45000 to 75000 GBP
    • Developer Role
    • Skills: Java, Spring, AWS
    • Seniority: Mid-level

    Job description

    Mid/ Senior Java Developers - Fully Remote

    Up to £75k + Bonus

    Working for an ambitious, successful, and growing technology consultancy.

    It's an exciting time to join them on our journey as they grow and expand their services to help their clients tackle bigger, more complex challenges. They plan to treble the size of their team by 2025 - but they're determined not to lose their unique culture.

    They pride themselves in the qualities of their people. They're inclusive, creative, and collaborative.

    They value and empower their people, doing right by them. They work flexibly and keep hierarchy to a minimum. Their benefits include generous annual leave, training and development, pension, and other financial perks.

    They are seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking Java Developer, who can help them transform major clients. You must have an open mind and be willing to learn new technologies.

    Skills and experience we're looking for:

    * Demonstrable experience as a Java Developer, knowledge of core Java.
    * Experience with Spring Boot, Play Framework or JHipster.
    * Knowledge on Spring Core
    * Experience of handling relational and NoSQL databases in a Java-based ecosystem using technologies like JDBC, Spring Data, Hibernate and JPA
    * An understanding of developing applications with SOAP or RESTful Web Services
    * Good Knowledge of cloud platforms and using continuous integration
    * An appreciation of developing software using TDD
    * Experience working with multiple programming paradigms such as functional and object orientation



    Benefits

    Time off: 33 days holiday, Fully Remote and flexi-working.

    On the money: Employer pension contribution of up to 6% with free advice, life cover 4x salary, Give As You Earn salary contribution option, discretionary and referral bonuses.

    A healthy approach: Corporate rate health scheme, external counsellor, and employee assistance programme.

    Kitted out: Apple MacBook, Bluetooth headset, and Kindle with a large, shared library. Plus, discounts on other Apple products.

    Family values: Enhanced maternity and paternity pay, and family excursions.

    Grow with us: Paid for training and certifications

    To apply or for more info please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com, 0191 814 7785 or LinkedIn 'Oliver King'.