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Junior Online Programmer

Steer Studios Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 21 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $35k - $65k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Apply from abroad
  • Relocation Support
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior


About the job
Steer Studios is on a mission is to create a world-leading game studios in Saudi Arabia, creating high-quality games for international audiences. Also to help Saudi’s passionate gaming sector to develop homegrown IP and more broadly, make KSA a global hub for gaming. As part of the Steer Studios team, you will work alongside the best global gaming talents who have relocated to Riyadh to be part of the ambitious group, and innovative, passionate and hardworking Saudis. Steer Studios is seeking a Junior Online Programmer with experience and expertise in the online domain. In this role, your responsibilities include creating different online components and ensuring they work under a heavy load. Key Responsibilities:

  • Take critical technical decisions related to games, software, and 3rd party tools
  • Understand the game design and create technical solutions. Understand the needs of the creative director and game designers in terms of feature developments and assess the technical feasibility ensuring maximum stability
  • Implement scalable game architectures
  • Collaborate with designers to discuss constraints and set out the technical possibilities for the various features
  • Establish code sharing practices within the team
  • Ensure the team code is clear and structured, keeping in mind the performance, memory, maintenance, extensibility, and compatibility requirements
  • Ability to write clean and manageable code
  • Ensure teamwork with other domains (design, art, community) to develop the tools required to successfully operate the game
  • Ensure the team document the work to share knowledge and enable users (programmers and other departments) to understand how to use the systems and features

Qualifications & Key Skills:

  • A Bachelor's degree in technology or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in backend programming
  • Passion for creating and playing games
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Possesses strong skills in .net and C#
  • Good understanding Socket and HTTP Protocols
  • Understanding of No SQL Databases and Redis
  • Understanding of the Garbage Collector and ability to identify the memory leaks on the server
  • Should have knowledge of AWS and/or Google Cloud, and Docker
  • Should be comfortable working on Linux
  • Should have knowledge React.js
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About Steer Studios

Steer Studios is an international game development studio headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Steer is on a mission to create groundbreaking gaming experiences for players from around the world. Part of Savvy Games Group, Steer is led by Chief Executive Officer, Yannick Theler, and a team of global and regional talent with decades of experience in the games sector.