Game Server Developer

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Game Server Developer

Job description

About Us:

Mega Particle is creating great social experiences in VR since 2014, and now developing social VR games for Facebook’s Oculus Quest. We love to provide a great experience to our players by giving them a enjoyable gameplay in a comfy and pleasant VR setting.

Mega Particle is #hiring! We are expanding our product team to keep growing one of the most popular Social VR apps. If you are into Games and VR, this might be for you.

About the role:

We need you to develop and optimize the server side of our product(s). Have knowledge of the gameplay, how the servers are managed to facilitate real-time gameplay along with user management. Make scalable solutions that can manage the changing loads without dropping the quality of gameplay or the experience of players while being easy on the budget. Suggest and develop features with the client-side team to improve the gameplay and make our products a success.

Career Path

You can move forward in the Game Server Developer track and start managing your own teams. You can also go down the certifications path to give credibility to your skills. Alternatively, you can move into Cloud Architecture design, Analytics department, or even switch to Cloud deployments and their architecture design.


Minimum Qualifications:

We judge the candidates only on their skills and aptitude however a minimum of a university degree is preferred, especially in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/ Software Engineering

Minimum Experience:

  • 2+ years of Game Server Side Development experience.
  • Have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Be passionate about VR, games and building an awesome product.
  • Have experience with and Ability to fully utilize remote working and coordination software like Slack and Jira to deliver exceptional performance

Technical Skills:

  • Strong concepts related to game server development esp. master servers, game servers, lobby’s and cloud deployments.
  • Experience with setting up API and its optimizations
  • Experience MySQL database administration and optimizations.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools.
  • Strong concepts related to object-oriented programming.
  • Good understanding and experience with Unity3D.
  • PLUS Good knowledge of contemporary competitive and cooperative multiplayer gaming, preferably Photon Server.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • High level of understanding of VR technology and industry.
  • Passionate about learning new technologies in the game development domain and keeping game up to date with the latest technology stacks.
  • Excellent Documentation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English)
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills