YAGER Development is hiring – Lead Backend Engineer, Lead Producer & Senior Game Designer

07.02.2019

Yager Development GmbH - LogoYou are looking for a job opportunity in the video game industry? Have a look at Games-Career.com, the portal for games industry jobs in germany. Next to the many jobs offers at our job portal, we have a special feature for you today. YAGER Development (Spec Ops: The Line, The Cycle) is looking for a Lead Backend Engineer, Lead Producer & Senior Game Designer. Also, feel free to have a look at the company profile.


Lead Backend Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and maintain our online services
  • Build a robust framework for future products
  • Collaborate with DevOps and game teams in order to improve group productivity and integrate the services with infrastructure and game design
  • Collaborate with 3rd party partners to integrate with and enhance the features of our online services
  • Mentor your team members to drive technical excellence
  • Investigate technical issues impacting the game during development and live service
  • Engage with leads and producers to establish engine related missions and schedules
  • Write and maintain software system documentation

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as Backend Engineer and hands on experience with live service, preferably on multiple titles
  • Excellent C++ and C# skills
  • Distributed systems experience
  • Microservices architecture (Docker, orchestration)
  • Networking experience in TCP / IP
  • Messaging middleware experience (RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Experience designing HTTP REST APIs
  • Linux development experience
  • Relational database development experience (e.g., MySQL, Postgres)
  • Passionate about videogames

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Lead Producer

Responsibilities

  • Further develop your talented direct reports into top performers who excel at leading teams and accomplishing their set goals
  • Guide the development efforts of autonomous and highly aligned teams towards their goals
  • Optimize existing workflows to improve collaboration across various teams
  • Continuously assess team performance, supervise production staff and provide regular feedback to assist with their development
  • Continuously assess risk and develop risk-management strategies
  • Drive to keep learning and inspiring

 Qualifications

  • Gamer first: you are an avid (shooter) player and you take games seriously
  • Experienced: you have at least 4 years of leadership experience in games development or production experience
  • Agile thinker: you’ve successfully led teams using a variety of agile best practices
  • Can do: you work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks while at the same time provide direction to your direct reports
  • Process driven: you ensure that the teams set the right priorities and are able to adapt quickly and be effective in new situations
  • Contender: you raise issues, risks and challenge the status-quo
  • Team builder: you can maintain a high performing team of direct reports around you and support their further growth
  • Empathetic: you are open about your feelings, which helps you resolve conflicts quickly and respectfully#

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Senior Game Designer

Responsibilities

  • Design and prototype core gameplay systems, including core gameplay and combat systems
  • Implement and balance gameplay features from initial design to final polish
  • Create and maintain internal design documentation, including feature specifications and implementation guides
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure the implementation of systems into actual gameplay and maintain overall balance between multiple gameplay systems
  • Iterate, balance and tune gameplay features based on ideas and feedback from team, QA and play testing during the whole production

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of industry experience within AAA, ideally in a systems design capacity
  • Experience with combat design and action games
  • Ability to deliver under deadlines and time constraints
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Avid gamer with knowledge and understanding of various games and game types
  • Passionate about videogames

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