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Business Systems Developer



Frontier, an independent developer and publisher of video games, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic developer to join their Web and Business Systems team. The role involves creating and managing line of business web applications using DevOps and SRE methodologies, contributing to the integration of 3rd party software, and improving and streamlining business processes. The ideal candidate should have programming experience in a strongly typed programming language, experience in administering line of business web applications, knowledge of Docker, and good communication and collaboration skills. Frontier offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a creative and collaborative work environment, and a focus on employee well-being.

Job description

Frontier is an established, market leading independent developer and publisher of videogames for PC and consoles. We have achieved serial successes across a wide variety of titles including Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution, Planet Zoo and F1 Manager. Founded in 1994, we are based in the world-leading technology cluster and historic city of Cambridge, England. With a growing team of over 800 talented people supporting our existing portfolio and ambitious future roadmap, along with our publishing label Frontier Foundry, we are passionate about creating innovative genre-leading games and authentic worlds for our communities of players.  

Purpose of the role
The Web and Business Systems (WBS) team is looking for a talented and enthusiastic developer to join our team. This is an opportunity to support Frontier by creating and managing line of business web applications, both self-hosted and SaaS, using DevOps and SRE methodologies. 

Key Responsibilities

    • Responsible for Application deliverables for WBS such as coding apps in C# or PHP, JIRA workflow creation, SaaS configuration, reporting and alerting using data via REST API/Graph QL
    • Manage, document, test and support Frontier's growing portfolio of internal and SaaS business software
    • Contribute to the specification and integration of 3rd party software with Frontier's corporate data
    • Work with wider team and stakeholders, ensuring the smooth integration of new systems
    • Integrate existing systems to improve and streamline business processes
    • Set-up new internal hosted applications using Docker
    • Configure new SaaS systems. 

About You

    • Programming experience in a strongly typed programming language (e.g. C#, PHP, JavaScript, Python) 
    • Experience of administering line of business (LOB) web applications (e.g., JIRA, Confluence) 
    • Experience of working with relational databases, such as SQL Server or MySQL 
    • Knowledge of Docker 
    • A good collaborator, able to communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders, and work collaboratively on supporting our business systems
    • Curious with a good aptitude for learning and enjoy variety, with opportunities to work with a diverse spectrum of technologies and systems. 
    • Find satisfaction from using your skills to improve quality and efficiency of Frontier’s applications and processes. 
What we can offer you
We offer the chance to work with talented and passionate people, developing and publishing sophisticated and enduring games in a creative and collaborative environment. We love what we do, and we work hard to provide outstanding experiences for our player communities. Frontier rewards this passion and determination by sharing in the company’s success and by supporting our teams to keep doing what they love.

Well-being is a big focus at Frontier and we are continually evolving how we can support our staff. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and host a range of well-being activities, initiatives and sessions to support both mental and physical health.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a success-based annual bonus, share option schemes, pension, life assurance, private family healthcare, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house subsidised catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, and social events.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.
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Location: Cambridge Hybrid / Remote /

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-03-17

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