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Incentive Games, Edinburgh, UK

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What do we do?

Incentive Games is a young, exciting and energetic company that specialises in helping its clients acquire, retain and monetise customers via web and mobile apps in the form of free and pay to play games. We use the science of gamification to make user engagement simple.

 

Although the company is small, we have ambitions to be a leading games provider and we have been gaining recognition nationally and abroad. We were the winners of Best Crowdfunded Business in the 2019 Sports Technology Awards and our CEO was the recipient of Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2019.

 

Our current clients are multi-national i-gaming companies based in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the USA, but we have plans to expand into non-igaming markets.

 

Who we are looking for? 

We are looking for someone who has an eye for detail, who can solve problems, can balance multiple deadlines and is happy to help others.

 

If you’re looking to join a team where you’ll make a real difference and where you’ll be heard and valued – please apply! 

 

What can we offer you?

  • A fun, relaxed and collaborative environment working in a company built on honesty that has flexible hours.

  • Joining a growing company that’s evolving all the time, giving you the opportunity to test yourself and your role to discover your skills.

  • Being surrounded by a group of bright, motivated people. We are a friendly, straight-forward and capable bunch that keep it light-hearted.

 

Job Brief 

We’re looking for you to join our team as a full stack developer, reporting directly to the CTO. You will build a variety of games for our clients, as well as backend gaming solutions and third-party integrations. Once the games are live you will be responsible for running those games in the production environment and any ongoing development work required.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Development of our games from inception to completion. 

  • Collaborating with other technical and design team members to deliver applications on time and on budget. 

  • Work with and support other developers and teammates. 

  • With the help of the CTO undertake thorough Quality Assurance testing on projects, to ensure the final delivery meets requirements and scope.

  • Continual testing and bug fixing for the apps that we have live. 

  • Attend daily stand-ups and contribute to team planning sessions 

  • Stay abreast of digital tools, platforms and industry trends. 

Requirements 

  • 2+ years’ experience in one or more of the main technologies we use: React, React Native, Node, HTML/CSS, Postgres, .NET Web API 

  • Familiar with Git for source control 

  • Experience working in a SaaS environment 

  • Background in integrating third party (RESTful) APIs, and building your own APIs 

  • Able to work well in an agile environment, where requirements are still in flux 

  • Great interpersonal skills 

  • Problem-solving aptitude, ability to think on your feet and action solutions 

  • Enjoy working closely with others as part of a close-knit team 

 

Other useful experience and skills

  • Experience of other major programming languages or frontend technologies 

  • Knowledge of some of the other technologies we use, which include Azure, AWS, Docker, Serverless, Postgres and SQL 

  • Deploying to, and running applications on, the cloud (we use Azure and AWS) 

  • Firebase and Google Analytics 

  • Previous exposure to a start-up environment 

  • Knowledge of building backend services and designing and maintaining databases 

 

 

Employee Package and Benefits 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Flexible working 

  • 32 days holiday

  • Matched pension up to 3% (after 3 months)

  • Share Options (after one year)

  • As much coffee as you can drink

 

Job Type:  

  • Full-time 

 

Location: 

  • Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (Required)

To apply please send CV and short cover letter to jobs@incentivegames.com

Full Stack Developer