Lead Backend Developer

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Sugar Published: November 25, 2020
London, United Kingdom
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The Role This is an exciting opportunity to join Sugar

Are you the right applicant for this opportunity? Find out by reading through the role overview below.
- a VC-backed startup bringing financial solutions to the Games Industry.

Looking for an Engineer interested in building and owning the platform that drives our automated process.

Be part of our core team, work closely with founders, utilize interesting technologies such as serverless and state-machines, and as a first engineering hire
- have the system built to your liking.

About Sugar Sugar was created to support game development studios with great financing options.

Our range of flexible loans and products can significantly boost a studio’s growth without taking any equity away from the founders.

At the heart of everything we do is a deep understanding of the key metrics of games and apps, as well as what drives their performance.

Our solutions can support a studio at any stage of its lifecycle and we are embedded in the games and apps ecosystem.

A Day in the Life Help our Data Analyst collect and analyse game data by integrating with a good diversity of APIs and data sources, and solve interesting challenges in pre-processing and storing events.

Design an API, exposing a microservice which will enhance our frontend or benefit game developers.

Use modern technologies like Lambda and state-machines to define an event/data driven flow, or a low-code orchestration solution to automate a process.

Experience Preferably 3-5 years of experience in backend development.

Willing to take on Python and cloud-native development.

Hands on experience writing tests Package Competitive salary, plus equity options 25 days holiday (plus additional holiday between Christmas And New Year) Pension Friday lunch in the office plus regular social events (returning post-COVID) High level of autonomy and support from a highly ambitious and motivated team Our Values Work SMART : results count, facetime doesn’t.

Balance work and life and make sure you’re productive.

Don’t miss a deadline, but don’t miss your kid’s nativity play or your new sofa delivery either.

Aim high : make sure you offer your very best to your clients, colleagues and suppliers.

Be open : communicate openly and effectively.

Let’s talk.

Slack and email are fine, but we prefer to talk Get in touch to find out more
- we'd love to talk to you Sugar is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.


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