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Junior Programmer - Server Team


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Future Games of London is an independent studio that designs, develops and publishes Smartphone and Tablet games. Founded in September 2009, FGOL create wholly owned and original IP which by May 2017 had achieved over 470 million downloads worldwide following the success of Hungry Shark Evolution. The long-awaited Hungry Shark World, which was released May 2016 is already a smashing success with over 10 million downloads worldwide.

FGOL operate worldwide on a F2P model, via the acquisition, retention and monetization of a sustainable player base whilst insuring their satisfaction, fun and engagement with the virtual world we have built for them to share with their friends. We are a dedicated team with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy being part of a lively, self-motivated, forward thinking company in an exciting and ever-evolving industry.

The ideal candidate:

Future Games of London is seeking for a talented and adaptable Junior Programmer - Server Team with experience and a passion for implementing and running backend services and tools for games/applications. Reporting to the Lead Server Programmer the main responsibilities of the Junior Programmer in the Server Team will be to implement various modules for the backend, create tools, architect new features with other programmers and extend/refactor existing systems. The candidate should be able to create various technical solutions and should have understanding of various backend mechanics and scenarios.

SKILLS:

• Proficient in Java/C# with good understanding of object oriented development.

• Knowledge of NodeJS/Javascript.

• Experience with HTML5, Angular JS and CSS.

• Exposure to several AWS services.

• Good debugger and problem solver.

• Can break down and estimate tasks accurately.

EXPERIENCE:

• Used Gradle/Maven

• Exposed to Java 8 and Spring Boot

• Worked with Redis/DynamoDB or other NoSQL databases

• Agile development experience.

• Experience with DevOps and TDD Culture.

PLUS:

• Portfolio of any personal work showcasing front end web, backend services, or own multiplayer or dynamic mobile games.

• A great love of Hungry Shark World

BENEFITS:

FGOL offers its employees some great benefits which include flexible office hours, 25 days of annual leave, a pension plan, and private healthcare, not to mention weekly football, birthday cakes, monthly breakfasts and a friendly and creative working environment.

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