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Oxalis Games Ltd
25 Gilkes Crescent
London SE21 7BP

Date : 13.06.2022
Ad posted a first time on 20.05.2022
Reference : AFJV-EDEV2045-22983

Oxalis Games Ltd

Oxalis Games was founded in 2021, it is a fully remote independent game studio focused on building cozy and wholesome pixel art simulation games. We are working on an ambitious social-simulation RPG that could be described as a bigger, better, spiritual successor to Stardew Valley. We have backing from Supercell, Sir Ian Livingstone, Phil Mansell (Jagex CEO) and other investors.

Founded by Ric Moore and Gina Nelson. Ric is a BAFTA winning game developer who has been running games studios for over a decade. He co-founded Bossa Studios and The Secret Police and is perhaps best known for having made the mobile version of Stardew Valley which has been a mega-hit on all platforms.

Find more about the game we are making: https://moonfrost.io/

Backend Engineer (Remote)


Permanent contract Remote (00)

Position Duties

As our first Backend Engineer you will join our fully remote core team to work on Moonfrost, an ambitious cross platform multiplayer life-sim RPG that aims to combine the best parts of Stardew Valley, Animal Crossing and Zelda : BoTW. You will be responsible for both the back-end web services that make up our multiplayer game, and the proprietary core game server that hosts and manages our virtual worlds. Allowing us to deploy Moonfrost and its business model from MVP to live ops.

Candidate Profile

REQUIREMENTS
  • 3+ years of experience in the game industry
  • Wide understanding of cloud infrastructure and software architecture
  • You can design, develop, test and provide support to resilient API endpoints
  • Be friendly, positive and highly autonomous, you work well in small teams
  • Fluent in English (you will speak English every day)
  • Computer Science Degree

BONUSES
  • Experience with Unity & C#
  • Good knowledge of Typescript, React
  • Experience with netcode for multiplayer games (client & server)
  • Experience developing secure online services, understanding of cryptography
  • Devops experience, productivity tools, CI/CD, Git, Asset Servers

Additional Information

The team is currently 15 people : 2 in France, 2 in Spain, 1 in Turkey and the rest in England.
Full-time, permanent, remote working.
Time zone between GMT and GMT+7.

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