Backend Server Engineer


nDreams are the UK’s largest developer and publisher solely focused on creating virtual reality (VR) games & experiences. We’re looking to grow our Development team to develop leading VR titles that also embrace the community.

We’re looking to hire a Backend Server Engineer who has passion, honesty and the desire to achieve great things. The Backend Server Engineer will report to the Code Manager.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • • Designing and plan back end features and operations for future titles
  • • Collaborate with other departments to collaborate in solving development challenges
  • • Assist in solving important live game service issues as they come up and develop in a way to maximize uptime
  • • Champion backend services agenda and process with the rest of the team to ensure the game services are smartly scalable and maintainable well beyond initial development and release
  • • Design database structures and endpoint APIs based on game requirements
  • • Flexibility to work on other general areas of code due to demands of business

Key Skills & Experience

  • • Experience in the design and implementation of various game server systems
  • • Experience with distributed and scalable cloud based service systems, tools, and deployments with AWS/RightScale strong plus
  • • Experience with performance tuning on a large scaled system
  • • At least 3 years experience operating as a network engineer
  • • An advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements to develop software on them


Salary & Contract

  • • Competitive, dependent on experience.
  • • Full time


  • • Farnborough, Hampshire, UK.
  • • Site visits to external developers.


  • • Pension scheme.
  • • Share Option scheme.
  • • Childcare Vouchers
  • • 20 days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day for each year of service up to 25 days (+ bank holidays & your birthday).
  • • Duvet Days
  • • Regular staff outings and social events.
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