Tools Engineer

Hours: Full time

Salary: Excellent (dependent on experience)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Central London

About Antstream Arcade

Antstream Arcade is the largest collection of officially licensed retro/classic games in the world.  Players from all over the world can compete together in unique challenges, tournaments, and full gameplay. As a true entertainment brand,  Antstream is bringing iconic gameplay to PC/Mac, Android, consoles, fire OS, and more. Players can stream games from anywhere and join the action. Partnerships with Disney, Taito, WarnerMedia, Bandai Namco, Cave, Interplay, SNK, Data East, and more brings our extensive collection to over 3000 fully licensed games.

This is truly the "Netflix for gaming model" the world has been waiting for. Check out antstream.com and sign up for free to see what all the hype is about.  Rated by PC-MAG USA as the best place for GenX to stream games!

 

Responsibilities

As a Tools 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 APIs 

  • Providing updates, enhancements, and new features via tooling.

  • 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.

  • 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 problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Integration with Restful API’s

  • Strong programming language experience such as C++, Javascript, JAVA, Python, PHP, Go

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

  • 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

  • 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.

 

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