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Square Enix

(Closed) Back End Web Developer

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Square Enix
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ London

Square Enix are currently on the lookout for experienced Back end developers that will work on our continuous web development. This role is based in our London office and will be part of the Digital Platform team, part of the Online Development department, who are responsible for developing the company’s online presence and tech tools. The ideal candidate will be joining our Digital Platform. This successful candidate will help by developing and maintaining the central Square Enix web services.

Key Deliverables

  • Maintain and expand the Square Enix online tools used to implement direct marketing and analytics activities
  • Maintain the central Square Enix web user database
  • Development and technical maintenance of areas of the Square Enix web presence
  • Help develop data processing scripts

Key Stakeholders

Digital Platform team: Senior Manager – Digital Platform, Senior Software Solutions Manager, Development Manager, Developers, Project Managers, Web Designers

Online Development: Online Development Director, Senior Manager - Web Development

IT team: Online Infrastructure Division

Reports to

Senior Software Solutions Manager


Knowledge and Experience


  • Professional web development experience
  • Micro service architectures knowledge


  • Computer Science or similar Software Engineering degree
  • Web development experience in a creative industry or in some segment of the video games industry

Competencies, Skills and Attributes


  • Advanced development experience with Go
  • Experience using SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g. Redis, ElasticSearch, MongoDB)
  • Experience with Docker configuration


  • Experience developing real-time services
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Knowledge of other languages (e.g. PHP, Javascript, Python)
  • Experience with TDD/BDD
  • Working experience of CSS preprocessors (e.g. SASS) and front-end frameworks (e.g. React, Bootstrap)
  • Experience with CI/CD processes


  • Valid passport for travel
  • Keen interest in the gaming sector or fan our Square Enix titles.

Please note that Square Enix does not accept speculative candidate submissions from recruitment agencies.

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