Job Type: Contract Based Full-Time Hours
About Alderon Games:
Alderon Games is a leading video game development company known for creating engaging and immersive gaming experiences. We foster a culture of innovation, inclusion, and collaboration, and we are dedicated to producing high-quality games.
The successful candidate will work on one or several of our backend services. You will have a significant role in maintaining and optimizing our gaming platforms, ensuring their robustness, reliability, and scalability. This role involves designing and implementing server-side logic for our games and related systems whilst working within a live service environment, thus, the ability to work in a fast-paced and reactionary manner is highly desirable.
- Develop, maintain, and optimize backend services using PHP (Laravel).
- Write reusable, testable, and efficient code.
- Assist in the development process through Docker containerization.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth integration of services.
- Implement, maintain, and monitor security measures.
- Provide optimization solutions to improve overall system performance.
- Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve software defects.
- Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current tools, technologies, and best practices.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
- Proven experience as a Backend Engineer, specifically with PHP Laravel.
- Strong understanding of server-side templating languages and server-side CSS preprocessors.
- Proficient knowledge of version control systems (Git / SVN).
- Familiarity with continuous integration.
- Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to work in a reactionary manner.
- Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
- Proficiency in written and spoken English.
- Experience with scalable cloud computing solutions.
- Knowledge of server architecture and networking.
- In-depth understanding of Docker, Kubernetes and the relationship between the two.
What We Offer:
- Competitive salary.
- A creative, inclusive, and collaborative work environment.
- The opportunity to work on innovative and exciting projects.
- Remote work options and flexible work hours.
- Opportunities for career development and growth.
Note: all applications must be accompanied by a resume and cover letter.