Server Engineer - Orbital (Remote)



We are nDreams, an award-winning independent developer and publisher, delivering world-leading interactive VR experiences. nDreams Studio Orbital is looking for talented people to help pioneer development in live service games for VR that will entertain players for years. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of both a new team and project right from the start. We are building a fully remote studio that holds creative diversity as a core value. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, genders and experience levels to apply for this role.


We are looking for a talented, disciplined software engineer ready to join the team here at Orbital. If you’re someone who loves learning and isn’t afraid of new challenges, you will thrive with us. Together, we will build innovative online VR experiences to share with the world!

Our ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of professional experience working as an online services developer in the game industry, or equivalent experience in other industries.


  • Create and maintain scalable game servers and services hosted in the cloud (AWS, Azure or GCP).
  • Collaborate with the team to plan development tasks that will realize a shared creative vision.
  • Develop and integrate online technologies that enable multiplayer experiences in VR.
  • Build and integrate scalable APIs that connect players around the world.


  • Experience and understanding of modern live-service infrastructure used in game development.
  • Broad working knowledge of online services and cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience with cloud-cost estimation.
  • An active interest in a broad range of development technologies & platforms, such as:
  • AWS, Linux, Windows, Android, C#, C++, Python, OAuth, and Network Security.


Our growing studio shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and defining the future of VR. We encourage an open, creative, and diverse culture and empower people to explore their ideas and put their own stamp on projects. With humble beginnings of our own, we combine big projects and opportunities with a personal, caring touch. We’re proud of our culture – come and see why! We have the small, inclusive and open creative atmosphere of a start-up, with the experience and backing of the team behind Fracked, Far Cry: Dive Into Insanity and #1 Selling, Award-winning Phantom: Covert Ops. This is a rare opportunity to contribute to the culture of a new studio and the direction of a new IP!

We offer some great perks, including flexible core hours, private health insurance, pension, two duvet days plus a day off to celebrate your birthday. As you’d guess, we provide all the equipment you need to create amazing VR experiences. We are a remote first studio with the advantages that brings. We hold social get togethers once per quarter in the UK to bond and become the best team we can be.


Salary is competitive and dependent on your experience. If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love you to get in touch! Drop us your CV via the link or send us an email to enquiries@ndreams.com.


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