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Company Name:
IUGO Mobile Entertainment
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Linux / UNIX
Experience Level:
Not Applicable
Education:
Some College

Game Server Developer

Come join a warm, family-like studio where our PEOPLE come first! 

 

IUGO Mobile Entertainment recently celebrated 10 years in mobile gaming technology!  A global pioneer in mobile gaming, we've earned a solid reputation as a respected mobile games developer.  

 

Our recent hit "Knight & Dragons: Rise of the Dark Prince" has been climbing the App and Google Play charts, check out the game for yourself and see what awesome game our PEOPLE have created!

Are you a server development guru who sets up Linux servers for breakfast and designs complex database systems for lunch? Are you able to translate complex game design requirements into highly functional server solutions? Do you thrive in a fast-paced highly goal oriented game development environment? If your answer is yes to these questions, then we need you! As a game server developer at IUGO, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of our high volume game servers. We offer an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and fosters personal and professional growth. Come show us what you’ve got!

The ideal candidate should be an expert in Linux server development and related network development technologies. They should also be highly self-motivated and display exceptional problem solving skills. Details are listed below.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop game server technologies for complex game features
  • Handle setup and configuration, monitoring, and maintenance of large game server clusters
  • Detect, diagnose, and resolve network problems
  • Analyze and improve on existing technologies and systems
  • Detect, diagnose, and resolve network problems
  • Implement and maintain security controls on network
  • Work with our dynamic and highly-driven server and game development teams

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of relevant professional development experience
  • Expert in at least 2 of: PHP, C/C++, Java, or JavaScript
  • Expert in Linux server administration/setup
  • Knowledgeable in Unix/Linux and core network services (DNS, http servers, NTP, SMTP, syslog )
  • Knowledgeable in network load balancers and network security (firewalls/ACLs)
  • Deep understanding of XML and JSON development
  • Experience in large scale distributed server infrastructure design and development
  • Worked with both relational and non-relational database technologies
  • Highly self-motivated and able to excel in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Thrives in a team environment, with excellent communication, multi-tasking, and leadership skills
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or qualifications in a related technical discipline

Bonus

  • Networked games or Social games server development experience
  • Sockets, REST API, web interface, HTML 5 experience
  • Open Web Technologies experience
  • Analytics/Telemetry systems experience

To apply, please submit your résumé and cover letter to hr@iugome.com