Server Developer

Frontier is looking for exceptional server programmers to join our team in Cambridge, UK.


As part of a growing team the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Develop high performance, high availability online services for games and supporting websites.
  • Build cloud-based software systems and database structures on public cloud services.
  • Understand and maintain web-based systems using a broad range of technologies including Apache, PHP and SQL.
  • Create web-based tools that allow non-technical users to manage online services.


  • Direct experience developing with server-based systems.
  • Expertise in one of the following: PHP, Python, Ruby or JavaScript.
  • Expertise in database architecture development including SQL.
  • Excellent object-oriented design and analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

Additional information

Preference will be given to individuals with any level experience in any of the following:

  • Building gaming, commerce, social networking or search systems.
  • NoSQL databases (such as DynamoDB, Redis or MongoDB).
  • Developing systems on Amazon Web Services or other cloud infrastructures.
  • Performance & reliability optimisation of distributed systems.
  • Networking (TCP/UDP, Routing, NAT, Firewalls).
  • Web programming (HTML, CSS, Client-side JavaScript).
  • Maths (Stats or Mechanics), simulation or scientific programming.
  • Systems Administration (primarily Linux).
  • Process Automation and general Devops.

If you have what it takes to be part of our team, please apply by email (including a CV and any code samples/demos)

Emails bigger than 20 Mbyte (including attachments) will be automatically rejected.

Preference will be given to EU citizens. Salaries offered will depend on skills & experience.

We are not looking for applicants who wish to work from home, or on a freelance basis.