• Senior Systems Engineer

    Department
    Web Systems Development
    Contract
    Full-time
    Location
    UK-Cambridge
  • Overview

    Jagex Games Studio develop and publish immersive living games, with RuneScape being our largest and most successful franchise to date.

     

    Tech Services play an integral part in delivering these experiences by implementing and maintaining external and internal game systems, payment services, public APIs and websites. We are looking for an experienced senior engineer to join our team and become a key contributor in a group of software veterans, supporting our vision to be scientifically creative and to inspire our players.

     

    What we do

     

    We are a highly collaborative DevOps team using Agile to deliver on new product development, and to refine and maintain key systems. Our platform is based on a microservice architecture with the vision of migrating legacy systems to a more modern, highly available software stack. We work with an extensive range of technologies, and are actively encouraged to interact with all parts of the business to drive both innovation and improved customer experience.

     

    Our core technology stack 

    • Java / Spring Boot - microservices
    • Kafka / ActiveMQ - messaging
    • ELK / Grafana / Flume - monitoring
    • PostgreSQL / CouchBase / Redis - persistence
    • Bamboo / Ansible – CI and deployments

    How you can contribute 

    • Develop and deploy highly available, high scale systems
    • Look for ways to add value beyond immediate deliverables by working with Leads and Product Owners to identify and prioritise work
    • Continually seek to refine and streamline software development practices and our CI/CD pipeline
    • Resolve production issues and mitigate on-call support causes
    • Mentor engineers through pairing, design sessions and code reviews

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