Senior Backend Java Developer

Location Solihull, UK
Job Type Permanent
Salary up to £50,000 pa
Reference 30445

My Client in the iGaming industry is looking for a Senior Java Developer to join their team in their office in Solihull, UK. 

They are a Startup company where work life balance is taken seriously. The handle high performance back-end database and server solutions to allow for the games to be as fast as possible. 

They are looking for employees who are after a career where they will be challenged and driven to consistently improve both themselves and the company.


Main tasks: 

  • Development of new features for upcoming games. 
  • Development of tools to increase the productivity and efficiency of game production.
  • Optimisation and refactoring of existing code modules. 
  • Producing technical documentation to cover modifications and additions to service components. 
  • Writing clean, well-commented, re-usable and performant code that can be understood and modified by other engineers. 
  • Devising comprehensive unit tests.
  • Attending and contributing to game service review meetings. 
  • Providing support to production engineers where required.



  • 3 years of professional experience with Java
  • Networked Applications (TCP/IP, Sockets)
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Unit Testing
  • Performance Testing and Optimisation
  • Agile Methodology
  • Technical Documentation
  • Preferred Experience: 3 years professional Java Developer/Engineer
  • Must have experience working with Git or SVN source control systems.
  • Must have strong knowledge of network programming (TCP/IP Stack, UDP, Web Sockets, HTTP Stack).
  • Must have knowledge on multi-threading techniques and paradigms.
  • Must have proven experience building client server software solutions.
  • Must have proven experience building company specific software tools.
  • Must have strong math.


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