• Software Engineer (Data Engineering Team)

    Department
    Analytics & Data Science
    Contract
    Full-time
    Location
    UK-Cambridge
  • Overview

    Jagex, the UK’s largest developer and publisher of online games, is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to play a key role in our Analytics and Data Science team.

     

    The Studio’s goal is to build a new gaming platform to allow our new games to integrate with at ease. Your team’s goal is to develop a best in class Analytical Data Platform able to deliver valuable data insights and dashboards out of the big data generated by our players, this data is critical to the product teams, so that they can understand what the customers want and where their pain points are.

     

    You will be working in an exciting and vibrant environment, you will be engaged in architectural designs, cutting edge technologies testing and profiling, evaluating software solutions and programming.

    How you can contribute

    • Develop clean and well-structured code using design patterns and best practices
    • Participate in all aspects of agile software development and software lifecycle, including high level design, architecture definition, implementation, testing, deployment
    • Define best practices and processes, seeking to continuously improve and streamline development practices
    • Create software and tooling necessary for build and deployment pipeline automation
    • Mentor and couch the other team members

    What we need

    • Gamer at heart – we expect our employees to be product focused at all levels
    • Expert knowledge and experience in AWS Services (Lambda, S3, EMR, DynamoDb, etc.)
    • Proven history of adopting production related processes, deployment pipelines, reviews
    • Experience deploying applications on Kubernetes Clusters
    • Deep understanding of design patterns and good code practices
    • Understanding of OO Python

    What we offer

    If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen and pub and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

    Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch.        

     

    Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application!

     

    Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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