Job Title

Lead Backend Engineer

Location: Nottingham

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 100000.00 per annum

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Title: Lead Backend EngineerLocation: Nottingham- Hybrid working offeredSalary: Up to £100,000per annum + Bonus/BenefitsContact:     Brief Overview:  
Forsyth Barnes are working alongside an exciting video gaming start up organisation based in Nottingham who are looking for a Lead Backend Engineer.
Reporting to the CTO, you will be responsible for the implementation and ongoing development of the backend server architecture for their first product launch. This role is a fantastic opportunity for somebody to work on some innovative and exciting projects, where you will have a lot of scope to grow with the company.
Lead Backend Engineer- Responsibilities: 
Define and execute the company's backend development strategy in collaboration with the CTO.
Play a leading role in defining the backend architecture and how it interfaces with our netcode game servers.
Responsible for integrating and defining containerisation technologies.
Work with client development teams to shape requirements to fit backend architecture.
Identify, flag and find solutions to potential roadblocks.
Work closely with the CTO to define our backend architecture's rollout to production strategy.
Keep up to date with the latest backend technologies and best practices, feeding back on if/how they can benefit the business

Lead Backend Engineer – Required Skills/Experience:    
Experience working on production-grade services implemented in Go or Java.
Good working knowledge of network protocols such as HTTP and WebSockets.
Familiarity with AWS or similar cloud infrastructure.
Experience developing distributed systems.
Strong ability to write automated tests.
Working knowledge of both SQL and NoSQL data stores or Docker

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