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Senior Game Programmer

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 65000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Senior Game Programmer - Dundee or Remote, Dundee City



Up to £65k DOE



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. They have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. You will play a pivotal role in development of this world-leading IP, supporting the engineering teams with technical direction, planning and architecture in coordination with other disciplines and stakeholders to deliver a best in class game play experience.



* Working with the client teams to plan and review technical solutions to deliver a best in class game play experience
* Collaborating with the other disciplines, including artists, designers and server engineers, to design solutions, provide feedback and technical expertise and manage dependencies
* Working with production to define and prioritise work to ensure we make the best use of our resources
* Helping to shape best practices and processes and ensuring effective roll out among the teams
* Proactively communicating challenges, risks and requests to stakeholders
* Helping to grow the team technically and culturally through hiring and development
* Coordinating knowledge sharing across the teams to help facilitate effective development



Your Skills

Required

* 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 goals



Desirable

* Overseeing multiple teams totaling 20+ engineers
* Experience developing free to play games
* Experience working on a live title providing regular updates
* Delivery of console or PC titles
* Familiarity with Agile development processes
* Understanding of data oriented design and client-server systems
* Have worked with distributed teams in different time zones
* People management experience, providing coaching, mentoring and conducting 1-1's



To apply or for more info contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: SGP874563JFI_1629801931

Senior Game Programmer

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 65000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Senior Game Programmer - Dundee or Remote, Dundee City



Up to £65k DOE



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. They have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. You will play a pivotal role in development of this world-leading IP, supporting the engineering teams with technical direction, planning and architecture in coordination with other disciplines and stakeholders to deliver a best in class game play experience.



* Working with the client teams to plan and review technical solutions to deliver a best in class game play experience
* Collaborating with the other disciplines, including artists, designers and server engineers, to design solutions, provide feedback and technical expertise and manage dependencies
* Working with production to define and prioritise work to ensure we make the best use of our resources
* Helping to shape best practices and processes and ensuring effective roll out among the teams
* Proactively communicating challenges, risks and requests to stakeholders
* Helping to grow the team technically and culturally through hiring and development
* Coordinating knowledge sharing across the teams to help facilitate effective development



Your Skills

Required

* 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 goals



Desirable

* Overseeing multiple teams totaling 20+ engineers
* Experience developing free to play games
* Experience working on a live title providing regular updates
* Delivery of console or PC titles
* Familiarity with Agile development processes
* Understanding of data oriented design and client-server systems
* Have worked with distributed teams in different time zones
* People management experience, providing coaching, mentoring and conducting 1-1's



To apply or for more info contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: SGP874563JFI_1630684820

Senior Game Programmer

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 65000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Senior Game Programmer - Dundee or Remote, Dundee City



Up to £65k DOE



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. They have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. You will play a pivotal role in development of this world-leading IP, supporting the engineering teams with technical direction, planning and architecture in coordination with other disciplines and stakeholders to deliver a best in class game play experience.



* Working with the client teams to plan and review technical solutions to deliver a best in class game play experience
* Collaborating with the other disciplines, including artists, designers and server engineers, to design solutions, provide feedback and technical expertise and manage dependencies
* Working with production to define and prioritise work to ensure we make the best use of our resources
* Helping to shape best practices and processes and ensuring effective roll out among the teams
* Proactively communicating challenges, risks and requests to stakeholders
* Helping to grow the team technically and culturally through hiring and development
* Coordinating knowledge sharing across the teams to help facilitate effective development



Your Skills

Required

* 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 goals



Desirable

* Overseeing multiple teams totaling 20+ engineers
* Experience developing free to play games
* Experience working on a live title providing regular updates
* Delivery of console or PC titles
* Familiarity with Agile development processes
* Understanding of data oriented design and client-server systems
* Have worked with distributed teams in different time zones
* People management experience, providing coaching, mentoring and conducting 1-1's



To apply or for more info contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: QAT4738282JFI_1631030420

QA Tester

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 25000 to 32000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

QA Tester role



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. We have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. They are actively searching for a QA Tester who will play an instrumental part in creating a brand new world-leading, cross platform IP played by millions of gamers. You will be working closely with other disciplines ensuring that the game and its features are tested to the highest level.



Your skills

Required

* Experience and understanding of Exploratory / Destructive Testing.
* Confidence to communicate effectively with teams.
* Able to identify, explain and record details accurately.
* Understanding of how to test and find defects in video games.
* Awareness of deadlines and corresponding actions that need to be taken.
* Ability to think of numerous permutations when testing.
* Logical approach to problem solving.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Technical and analytical mindset.
* An appreciation and strong understanding of Mobile, Console and PC gaming platforms.

Desirable

* Successfully held a QA Tester role for the entire life cycle of a project.
* Software or Video Games related degree.
* Experience in testing on multiple platforms, including Mobile, Console and PC.
* Experience in creating Test Cases.
* A coding background.
* Strong understanding of the QA process within an agile environment.
* In depth knowledge of bug tracking software used in the industry e.g. JIRA.
* Understanding of localisation processes in video games.
* Experience using tools such as Xcode, Unity and Android Studio.
* Experience using Source Control such as Git or Gitlab.
* Experience of automated testing, such as Postman.
* Experience in Live Ops testing



If you are intereseted and want to embark on this exciting journey, get in touch at c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: 100521SCSA_1627230617

Senior Cloud Systems Administrator - Part remote

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 35000 to 55000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Senior Systems Administrator - Scotland

Salary up to £55K DOE

3 days remote working, 2 days in Office (Fully remote currently)

This company is a rapidly growing managed services provider. They are an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting and Channel partner, working with a diverse group of clients who expect the highest standard of service.

Due to continued growth, they have an immediate vacancy for a Cloud Systems Administrator to join their team, managing AWS based systems, assisting customers in migrating existing solution to AWS and designing new AWS based architectures.

The Benefits:

* 3 days remote working
* Fast progression and career development
* Tailored training programme
* Opportunity to gain AWS Certifications

The Responsibilities:

* Design and build of AWS based solutions.
* Day to day management of customer servers.
* Working directly with our customers on a daily basis.
* Providing excellent levels of customer service.
* Participation in a 24/7 on call rota.
* Keeping up to date with AWS best practice and developments.
* Attendance at client meeting and company events.

The Requirements:

* Previous experience in using AWS (1 year +)
* 2 years' experience of administering Linux servers
* Command line configuration/ troubleshooting knowledge
* Good problem-solving skills
* Able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
* Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail
* The ability to manage a varied and busy work load
* Experience in system architecture design, particularly AWS related

The desirable:

* AWS CloudFormation
* Puppet/ Chef configuration management
* AWS certifications
* Python programming

Ref: SGP874563JFI_1630051736

Senior Game Programmer

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 65000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Senior Game Programmer - Dundee or Remote, Dundee City



Up to £65k DOE



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. They have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. You will play a pivotal role in development of this world-leading IP, supporting the engineering teams with technical direction, planning and architecture in coordination with other disciplines and stakeholders to deliver a best in class game play experience.



* Working with the client teams to plan and review technical solutions to deliver a best in class game play experience
* Collaborating with the other disciplines, including artists, designers and server engineers, to design solutions, provide feedback and technical expertise and manage dependencies
* Working with production to define and prioritise work to ensure we make the best use of our resources
* Helping to shape best practices and processes and ensuring effective roll out among the teams
* Proactively communicating challenges, risks and requests to stakeholders
* Helping to grow the team technically and culturally through hiring and development
* Coordinating knowledge sharing across the teams to help facilitate effective development



Your Skills

Required

* 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 goals



Desirable

* Overseeing multiple teams totaling 20+ engineers
* Experience developing free to play games
* Experience working on a live title providing regular updates
* Delivery of console or PC titles
* Familiarity with Agile development processes
* Understanding of data oriented design and client-server systems
* Have worked with distributed teams in different time zones
* People management experience, providing coaching, mentoring and conducting 1-1's



To apply or for more info contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: SGP874563JFI_1630598411

Senior Game Programmer

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 65000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Senior Game Programmer - Dundee or Remote, Dundee City



Up to £65k DOE



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. They have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. You will play a pivotal role in development of this world-leading IP, supporting the engineering teams with technical direction, planning and architecture in coordination with other disciplines and stakeholders to deliver a best in class game play experience.



* Working with the client teams to plan and review technical solutions to deliver a best in class game play experience
* Collaborating with the other disciplines, including artists, designers and server engineers, to design solutions, provide feedback and technical expertise and manage dependencies
* Working with production to define and prioritise work to ensure we make the best use of our resources
* Helping to shape best practices and processes and ensuring effective roll out among the teams
* Proactively communicating challenges, risks and requests to stakeholders
* Helping to grow the team technically and culturally through hiring and development
* Coordinating knowledge sharing across the teams to help facilitate effective development



Your Skills

Required

* 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 goals



Desirable

* Overseeing multiple teams totaling 20+ engineers
* Experience developing free to play games
* Experience working on a live title providing regular updates
* Delivery of console or PC titles
* Familiarity with Agile development processes
* Understanding of data oriented design and client-server systems
* Have worked with distributed teams in different time zones
* People management experience, providing coaching, mentoring and conducting 1-1's



To apply or for more info contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: SGP874563JFI_1630224022

Senior Game Programmer

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 65000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Senior Game Programmer - Dundee or Remote, Dundee City



Up to £65k DOE



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. They have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. You will play a pivotal role in development of this world-leading IP, supporting the engineering teams with technical direction, planning and architecture in coordination with other disciplines and stakeholders to deliver a best in class game play experience.



* Working with the client teams to plan and review technical solutions to deliver a best in class game play experience
* Collaborating with the other disciplines, including artists, designers and server engineers, to design solutions, provide feedback and technical expertise and manage dependencies
* Working with production to define and prioritise work to ensure we make the best use of our resources
* Helping to shape best practices and processes and ensuring effective roll out among the teams
* Proactively communicating challenges, risks and requests to stakeholders
* Helping to grow the team technically and culturally through hiring and development
* Coordinating knowledge sharing across the teams to help facilitate effective development



Your Skills

Required

* 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 goals



Desirable

* Overseeing multiple teams totaling 20+ engineers
* Experience developing free to play games
* Experience working on a live title providing regular updates
* Delivery of console or PC titles
* Familiarity with Agile development processes
* Understanding of data oriented design and client-server systems
* Have worked with distributed teams in different time zones
* People management experience, providing coaching, mentoring and conducting 1-1's



To apply or for more info contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: QAT4738282JFI_1631117740

QA Tester

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 25000 to 32000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

QA Tester role



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. We have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. They are actively searching for a QA Tester who will play an instrumental part in creating a brand new world-leading, cross platform IP played by millions of gamers. You will be working closely with other disciplines ensuring that the game and its features are tested to the highest level.



Your skills

Required

* Experience and understanding of Exploratory / Destructive Testing.
* Confidence to communicate effectively with teams.
* Able to identify, explain and record details accurately.
* Understanding of how to test and find defects in video games.
* Awareness of deadlines and corresponding actions that need to be taken.
* Ability to think of numerous permutations when testing.
* Logical approach to problem solving.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Technical and analytical mindset.
* An appreciation and strong understanding of Mobile, Console and PC gaming platforms.

Desirable

* Successfully held a QA Tester role for the entire life cycle of a project.
* Software or Video Games related degree.
* Experience in testing on multiple platforms, including Mobile, Console and PC.
* Experience in creating Test Cases.
* A coding background.
* Strong understanding of the QA process within an agile environment.
* In depth knowledge of bug tracking software used in the industry e.g. JIRA.
* Understanding of localisation processes in video games.
* Experience using tools such as Xcode, Unity and Android Studio.
* Experience using Source Control such as Git or Gitlab.
* Experience of automated testing, such as Postman.
* Experience in Live Ops testing



If you are intereseted and want to embark on this exciting journey, get in touch at c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: QAT4738282JFI_1631350822

QA Tester

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 25000 to 32000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

QA Tester role



My client is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland. We have a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. They are actively searching for a QA Tester who will play an instrumental part in creating a brand new world-leading, cross platform IP played by millions of gamers. You will be working closely with other disciplines ensuring that the game and its features are tested to the highest level.



Your skills

Required

* Experience and understanding of Exploratory / Destructive Testing.
* Confidence to communicate effectively with teams.
* Able to identify, explain and record details accurately.
* Understanding of how to test and find defects in video games.
* Awareness of deadlines and corresponding actions that need to be taken.
* Ability to think of numerous permutations when testing.
* Logical approach to problem solving.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Technical and analytical mindset.
* An appreciation and strong understanding of Mobile, Console and PC gaming platforms.

Desirable

* Successfully held a QA Tester role for the entire life cycle of a project.
* Software or Video Games related degree.
* Experience in testing on multiple platforms, including Mobile, Console and PC.
* Experience in creating Test Cases.
* A coding background.
* Strong understanding of the QA process within an agile environment.
* In depth knowledge of bug tracking software used in the industry e.g. JIRA.
* Understanding of localisation processes in video games.
* Experience using tools such as Xcode, Unity and Android Studio.
* Experience using Source Control such as Git or Gitlab.
* Experience of automated testing, such as Postman.
* Experience in Live Ops testing



If you are intereseted and want to embark on this exciting journey, get in touch at c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624