Lead Engineer

Hours: Full time

Salary: Excellent (dependent on experience)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Central London



As a Lead Engineer on the team, you will play a key role in central aspects of our online games infrastructure. This will include architecture, design, implementation and testing.


  • Development of our client, web, frontend and backend services and API’s 

  • Evangelise best practices through effective consultation with your peers

  • Work with 3rd party vendors and continually review the latest technologies to help us stay ahead of the game

  • Engage with the operations and engineering teams to automate and improve our tools and processes

  • Write, review and take responsibility for technical documentation


Requirements - If you have most of the following, then we definitely want to hear from you:

  • 5 Years + software/UI/App development in the gaming or digital media space

  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills, ideally having fulfilled leadership or mentorship duties

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Native app and Cross Platform development experience

  • Integration with Restful API’s

  • Good knowledge of C/C++

  • Strong experience developing for multiplatforms such as iOS, Android, Desktop or Games Consoles

  • Experience of hardware video decoding and WebRTC an advantage

  • Strong knowledge of Git source control and tools

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Some experience with DevOps tools e.g Jenkins


Desirable - but not essential

  • Other programming language experience such JAVA, Python, PHP, Go

  • Experience of frontend frameworks and libraries (React, etc.)

  • Experience of writing games

  • Linux / Bash experience

  • Cloud environments - experience with Azure will be a significant advantage

  • Virtualisation and containerisation - Hyper-V, VMWare, Docker etc

If this job sounds ideal, please send a CV and a covering letter to jobs@antstream.com, letting us why you’re the perfect person for this job.