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First up this week, North Norfolk District Council in the UK is seeking a bundle of web developers.

Web developer, Norfolk, UK

At North Norfolk District Council, we are delivering a significant programme of Digital Transformation which will impact on every aspect of our organisation, focusing on delivering better value, quality and efficiency in all of our services across North Norfolk. At the heart of that transformation is the ongoing development of standards based web services, which offer an engaging user experience across everything the council does.

To expand this, we are looking to appoint an additional developer to join the existing team delivering both the council's public facing website and intranet, which is based on the Microsoft technology stack.

The successful applicant will work on the development of transactional based services which are integrated with various back office systems and data. You will implement and extend standard frameworks as well as developing bespoke functionality to provide innovative web based solutions to business problems.

The ideal candidate will be flexible, adaptable and importantly, innovative in their approach to work. They will require excellent technical and interpersonal skills to turn business requirements into practical solutions.

Click here for a detailed job description and to apply

Next up is Leamington Spa based game developer Kwalee, which is hiring for several roles. Kwalee is, we're reliably informed, one of the world's fastest growing studios. Thanks to games including Draw it, Looper, Jetpack Jump, Kwalee has hundreds of millions of players across the globe and claims to be in the top 5 mobile developers worldwide.

Either way, it's looking for everything from game artists to heads of creative and, for us, programmers. Lots of programmers.

Full Stack Engineer / Server Programmer (Leamington Spa, UK)

As Full Stack Engineer you will write code that will run on 100s of servers thousands of times a second helping our games run smoothly, you will have to work out how to deal with massive amounts of data efficiently, train machines to crunch data and generally play around with the latest and greatest in tech.

You love to write efficient code and tackle hard puzzles, you like working with a committed team.

What you tell your friends you do: 'I'm the hero of the day, when actually I only needed to fix one line of code.'

What you will really be doing:

  • Contributing to the design and architecture of our servers using Python with Flask deployed on AWS EC2 Servers.
  • Implementing server features to robustly support millions of mobile game players.
  • You'll be working with a worldwide multi cluster Couchbase and Elasticsearch database.
  • Interfacing with other teams on any server-related issues affecting them.

Click here to get more info and to apply for this role

GAME PROGRAMMER (Leamington Spa, UK)

As a Game Programmer you love coding and have a passion for games, therefore creating game software is the perfect job for you!

What you tell your friends you do: "Even if you don't understand a word of it, thanks to my high quality code you're able to spend many joyful hours playing our games."

What you will really be doing:

  • Designing and writing high quality and reliable code for our games.
  • Using C# and Unity as the main technologies in your day to day work.
  • Solving any challenges that might appear on the way.

How you will be doing this:

  • You'll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.
  • You'll think creatively and will be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.
  • You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it. We even have a robot!

Team: Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 70 staff where you'll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You'll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience in game development with C#.
  • Experience with Unity.
  • Android / iOS / Amazon or UI experience would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An avid interest in either console or mobile games, preferably both.

If you want more info and to apply for this role, click here

Games Build Engineer (Leamington Spa, UK)

As a Games Build Engineer you will maintain a robust and reliable farm of Build Servers that continuously provide builds from our latest games/prototypes to the whole company.

What you tell your friends you do: "All the games go through me."

What you will really be doing:

  • Continuously monitoring the build servers and proactively solving developer problems.
  • Work closely with QA and Design to improve processes.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of the build/release process.
  • Cooperate with outside developers to integrate with our internal build and QA processes.
  • Make sure thousands of builds a month work smoothly.

How you will be doing this:

  • You'll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.
  • You'll think creatively and will be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.
  • You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it. We even have a robot!

Team: Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 70 staff where you'll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You'll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements

  • Experience within the games industry.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, bash, ruby, etc.
  • Experience with automated build systems, deployment and testing systems.
  • Experience with continuous Integration Systems
  • Experience with source control systems
  • Drive to automate, make processes more efficient and less error prone.

If that sounds like your kind of thing, click here for more information and to apply.

Games Server Support Engineer, Leamington Spa

As a Games Server Support Engineer you are the vital link between the server and the other teams, you could save hours of manual data-entry with a script, help raise ongoing issues requiring new server features, and assist in the automation of anything data-driven.

You love all things server but also like helping others. The server team has many channels of communication with other teams, from people confirming processes with us, to some needing data migrations, your role would be to manage these requests alongside building backend features.

What you tell your friends you do: "I'm the hero of the day, when actually I only needed to fix one line of code."

What you will really be doing:

  • Contributing to the design and architecture of our servers using Python with Flask deployed on AWS EC2 Servers.
  • Implementing server features to robustly support millions of mobile game players.
  • You'll be working with a worldwide multi cluster Couchbase and Elasticsearch database.
  • Interfacing with other teams on any server-related issues affecting them.

How you will be doing this:

You'll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.

You'll think creatively and will be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.

You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it. We even have a robot!

Team: Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 70 staff where you'll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You'll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements

  • A proven track record of writing high quality database and program code for servers with Python. We are considering different levels of experience (from several months to years).
  • The ability to write quick scripts to accelerate manual tasks.
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases (Couchbase, MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache,etc.) could be useful but it's not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Unix, Linux or equivalent development environments
  • Some experience in game development would be a plus, although it's not necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An avid interest in either console, PC or mobile games.

For more information and to apply for this role, click here

Junior Full Stack Engineer, Leamington Spa

As Full Stack Engineer you will write code that will run on 100s of servers thousands of times a second helping our games run smoothly, you will have to work out how to deal with massive amounts of data efficiently, train machines to crunch data and generally play around with the latest and greatest in tech.

You love to write efficient code and tackle hard puzzles, you like working with a committed team.

What you tell your friends you do: "I'm the hero of the day, when actually I only needed to fix one line of code."

What you will really be doing:

  • Contributing to the design and architecture of our servers using Python with Flask deployed on AWS EC2 Servers.
  • Implementing server features to robustly support millions of mobile game players.
  • You'll be working with a worldwide multi cluster Couchbase and Elasticsearch database.
  • Interfacing with other teams on any server-related issues affecting them.

How you will be doing this:

  • You'll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.
  • You'll think creatively and will be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.
  • You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it. We even have a robot!

Click here for more information and to apply for this role

Senior Game Programmer (Leamington Spa, UK)

As a Senior Game Programmer you are experienced with C# and Unity, love coding and have a passion for games.

What you tell your friends you do: "Even if you don't understand a word of it, thanks to my high quality code you're able to spend many joyful hours playing our games."

What you will really be doing:

  • Designing and writing high quality and reliable code for our games.
  • Using C# and Unity as the main technologies in your day to day work.
  • Solving any challenges that might appear on the way.

How you will be doing this:

  • You'll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.
  • You'll think creatively and will be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.
  • You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it. We even have a robot!

Team: Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 70 staff where you'll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You'll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements

  • At least 4 years of commercial experience in game development with C#.
  • Experience with Unity.
  • Android / iOS / Amazon or UI experience would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience mentoring more junior programmers would be a plus.
  • An avid interest in either console or mobile games, preferably both.

You can click here to find out more and apply for this role

That's it for another week. Good luck. ®


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