Job Summary

DIGIT is Ireland’s largest games developer, home to a talented team of over 80 people from all over the world and the creators of free-to-play MMO mobile strategy games. Our first game, Kings of the Realm, became a top grossing game in over 50 countries. 

Responsibilities

  • Work on mobile MMOs, improve servers and co-design architectures for new titles.
  • Design and develop our game server and associated tools and libraries, with a focus on low latency, scalability and consistency.
  • Write automated, high-quality tests (unit, integration etc.) and work with QA teams to improve gameplay experience, curtail exploits and ensure that everything works smoothly.
  • Work with feature owners, the game design team and other development teams to implement new features.
  • Work with game client developers to implement real-time, networked communications between game client and server.
  • Work with DevOps on scaling and deploying large-scale distributed systems.
  • Work with frontend developers to implement tools to empower our Live Operators and Game Design teams in creation of new and exciting game-play experiences.
  • Participate in overnight and weekend on-call rotation (optional, paid)

Skills/Requirements

  • 3+ years as part of a professional development team or other relevant area.
  • Experience in developing highly available back-end systems and servers or high-traffic web systems.
  • Solid development skills in either of: Python, Ruby, PHP (Python can be learned on the job)
  • Strong knowledge of Unix-like operating systems.
  • Experience with Redis, MySQL (or similar database systems)
  • Ability to write efficient low-latency, low-IO code.
  • Good understanding of how to prevent intrusions, injections, cheating etc.
  • Experience in version control.
  • Familiarity with deployments, ideally CI/CD pipelines

Benefits

  • Relocating? We’ve relocated over 40 people from all over the world, from your flights to accommodation on arrival, we have you and your family covered.
  • Working Permit Sponsorship
  • Health insurance for you, your spouse and dependants
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working hours arrangements, remote days
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Various weekly social events for you to get to know the city and your colleagues
  • Strong focus on personal development


Company

Founded in 2012, DIGIT is Ireland’s largest games developer, home to a talented team and the creator of free-to-play mobile strategy games


Industry

Gaming

Company Type

Private

Official website

https://www.digitgaming.com/

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