Unity Backend Game Engineer

Deparment: Programming
Location: London

About us

Marmalade Game Studio is looking for an enthusiastic and talented Game backend developer to work as part of our award-winning games studio and help us to build on the success of Monopoly, Cluedo, Game of Life, The Game of Life 2 and Jumanji: The Curse Returns.

This is a new role in which a creative-minded person with excellent technical competence can thrive. You will be responsible for making technical decisions and for creating and implementing the backend services that will carry Marmalade Game Studio to the next stage.

We love what we do, and love working alongside other people who share the same dedication to quality.

You must reside in the UK and be eligible to work here. We offer flexible remote working options.

The role

Develop backend services for our games that will allow us to unite our player base under a single Marmalade umbrella

Provide player to player communication features

Provide cloud support for in-game features

Estimate and schedule work

Write and develop technical documentation

Work proactively to fix bugs

Work with other disciplines (Unity Programmers, Design. Art, etc) to

plan and execute work


Cloud Services (Azure, AWS, etc)

Experience with ASP.NET / C#

Login and Authentication Systems

Designing scalable services which scale out in response to load

Client/Server Architecture

Database Architecture (eg CosmosDB)

Security Methodology / Best Practices

Chat systems

Experience of GDPR Compliance

Very strong scripting skills (c#, javascript, shell scripting)

Passion for board games (both for professional reasons and because we like to have more players for our lunchtime sessions!)

Optional but valuable

Unity Game Engine

Knowledge of C++ and other languages

Photon Realtime Networking

Photon Chat

PlayFab / GameSparks / ChilliConnect

Video Chat Systems

DevOps Skill

Web Frontend Dev (for in-house tools)


Competitive salary

Company pension scheme (5% Employer contributions)

Generous holiday allowance (22 days + 3 days over the festive period when the office is closed + up to 3 additional days accrued with long service)

Our Private Medical Insurance is fully paid for by the company and includes dental & optical care, mental health cover and EAP. You will also have the option to add your family members/partner to your plan

Life insurance scheme (x4 times your annual salary)

Cycle to work scheme

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