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Senior Backend Software Programmer

at 2K Sports

Posted: 5/12/2019
Job Reference #: 2588

Job Description




What We Need:

Hangar 13 is looking for a Backend Software Engineer to help design, develop, implement and debug a high performance, reliable and highly scalable backend infrastructure.


What You Will Do:

  • Design and coordinate the implementation of a new backend infrastructure that will be high performance, reliable and scalable
  • Collaborate with other developers to integrate the online backend features in the game
  • Work with proprietary existing software technology and build new technology in order to fulfil the project’s technical requirements
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Provide the other leads with feedback regarding the time allotted to assigned tasks


Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 2+ years designing robust, high performance scalable systems using Java/C#/C++, with NoSQL/ SQL database backend
  • Experience building or consuming Web Services (REST, OAuth etc)
  • Experience with cloud technologies, preferably any of the following AWS, Azure and Google cloud
  • Experience with Unix like operating systems
  • Commitment to code quality, documentation and sound testing procedures
  • Ability to learn and master new technologies and code
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under deadlines


  • Realtime multiplayer peer to peer or client server experience
  • Shipped one or more AAA game titles
  • Experience developing for game consoles

Who We Are:

Hangar 13 is the internal 2K development studio behind the award-winning Mafia III. The studio is comprised of industry veterans drawn from a diverse range of studios, who have collectively shipped hundreds of titles across a wide variety of genres. Though we hail from all over the world, and our backgrounds are wildly different, one thing binds us all together – the belief that “Every Player’s Story is Unique.”
Hangar 13 is based in four locations: Novato (California), Brighton (UK), and Brno & Prague (Czech Republic). We are currently hard at work on our next AAA titles.
This role is based at our Brighton location, who partner with the other Hangar 13 sites to develop all of our games as one global team. Hangar 13’s Brighton location provides the opportunity to work on big-budget, AAA console and PC games in the coolest city in the UK!