Game server Team Lead
Game Server DevelopmentHerzliya

Plarium Israel’s studio is the first and oldest of all Plarium studios. Our art and design team is one of the largest in the Israeli industry. We specialize in 2D and 3D graphics, animation, and UX/UI for hardcore and social games on mobile platforms. The studio boasts some of the top artists in the Israeli market and prides itself on a friendly and relaxed work environment.

We are constantly on the lookout for the best talent to join our team! Plarium’s Israeli studio is looking for a passionate server-side developer to work with the development team in producing mobile game applications which are extremely fun and of very high quality.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and maintenance of server infrastructure for mobile games
  • Integration with back office systems
  • Work closely with client development, game design, analytics and customer support teams
  • Implementation of network related features in both game code and server code
  • Manage and mentor server engineers team
  • Development of tools for processing user’s data
  • Design and deliver code that is robust, extensible, flexible and simple to use
  • Network optimizations: minimize bandwidth usage,  decrease latency, etc.

Required skills:

  • At least 7-8 years’ experience in required area using .NET technology stack
  • Strong experience with C#
  • Minimum 2+ years of team management experience
  • Networking experience in TCP, UDP, and higher-level protocols
  • Ability to communicate effectively with designers and client engineers
  • Self-motivated and willing to participate in all areas of engineering
  • Experience implementing client/server and peer-to-peer architectures
  • Deep understanding of performance optimization
  • Experience with Google or Amazon cloud services
  • Distributed systems and multi-threading experience
  • Knowledge of network server and security issues
  • Deep understanding of both BigQuery and MongoDB
  • Experience with various SQL and NoSQL databases
  • English communication skills both written and verbal

Desired skills:

  • C++ experience
  • Passion for computer games
  • iOS and/or Android software development expertise
  • Linux development experience
  • Previous experience shipping and supporting a Live product at a global scale
  • Low-level network knowledge and diagnosis including packet capture (e.g., tcpdump, wireshark), routing, firewalls, DHCP, DNS, and NAT busting
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What's next?

Send us your CV
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Found the perfect job for you? Excellent. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.
Test task
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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Professional Interview
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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.
Meeting with HR
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After the professional/team lead interview, you will meet with our HR specialist. They will give you more information about your development prospects in the company and provide details regarding our employee benefits program.
Meeting with the VP / CEO
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In some cases, depending on the position, you will be invited to meet the VP / CEO, for a final decision.
Ready to start
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Once the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.
First day at work
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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.
Keeping in touch
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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.