Senior Game Server Developer

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Senior Game Server Developer

Job description

About Us:

Mega Particle is working 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 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. Develop a great cloud infrastructure to minimize cost and maximize performance. 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.

Requirements

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:

  • 4+ 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, lobbies and cloud deployments.
  • Experience setting up API and its optimizations
  • Experience MySQL database administration and optimizations.
  • Experience with setting up analytics to monitor and optimize gameplay.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools.
  • Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all environments.
  • 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 about cloud platforms esp AWS, GCP and Azure will be regarded as a plus point

Knowledge & Soft Skills:

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

    Good organizational and time management skills