NEW WORK IN at the industry’s biggest and most progressive gaming tech networks and providers! They are unrivalled in their approach, offering a degree of excitement that traditional working environments can’t compete with. The current need is for highly skilled and experienced Senior Backend Developer’s to play a key role in developing versioned public APIs, implementing a microservice architecture, and driving innovative solutions for their products. 

Should you earn your place in the team, your primary focus will be on building scalable and efficient backend systems, designing and maintaining versioned APIs, and leveraging AWS infrastructure to deliver innovative solutions in a complex domain. You’ll be part of a talented and dedicated team that values continuous learning and innovation, turning the challenges of customer experience into exciting projects; and making a significant impact by delivering scalable, efficient, and innovative solutions using AWS infrastructure. This team is on a high growth strategy as they peak new international heights; this is your chance to shine!

This is what you need to land the job:

  • You need 8+ years exp working backend technologies and frameworks, such as .NET Core, ASP.NET; with a strong focus on building scalable and efficient systems.
  • Proficiency in designing and developing versioned public APIs, ensuring backward compatibility and ease of integration.
  • Solid understanding and practical experience with microservice architecture, including designing and implementing shared services.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, particularly AWS, and related services (e.g., EC2, Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, CloudFormation).
  • Expertise in database design and optimization using SQL or NoSQL databases.
  • Familiarity with message queues, event-driven architectures, and asynchronous processing.
  • Understanding of security principles and best practices for securing APIs and backend systems on AWS.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to design innovative solutions for complex domain challenges.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and DevOps practices on AWS.
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • By Nature, you have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the eye for quality code; you work well in a team with strong collaboration and communication skills

The Reference Number for this position is NF57976 which is a Permanent position based in Century City, Cape Town offering a cost to company of up to R1.2m Per Annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Nicole Flatscher at or call her at 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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