At Lockwood, our vision is to bring people together through Avakin Life so they can play, share and socialise! Listed as one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies by the FT for 2020 as well as winning numerous TIGA and other awards several years in a row, our journey’s only just begun. With great benefits including an employee share scheme and profit related quarterly bonus, we’re a great destination for those who want to work on cutting edge social experiences in an environment that fosters communication and creativity. We’re always looking for good people – so if you’re a great person and an amazing developer we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a focus on Monetisation to help us work on features for our live game, Avakin Life, in order to help us increase enjoyment for players and profits for the company.


  • The creation and maintenance of enjoyable game features that have a monetisation mindset;
  • Improve existing monetisation features;
  • Work with the wider teams in order to come up with ideas for how to further monetise Avakin Life.


    • Minimum of three years developing back end systems for video games, gaming/gambling, or any other large-scale back-end API or web development;
    • A working knowledge of PostgreSQL, MySQL or SQL Server;
    • Solid competency with Python or Golang, or experience with programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, C/C++ and a willingness to learn Python or Go;
    • Ability to both troubleshoot and identify optimisation opportunities;
    • Experience working in a monetisation centred role within games, gambling or similar is highly desirable.

Competitive Salary

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Benefits of working here

  • Extremely competitive bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Core hours attendance (10am-4pm)
  • Staff social outings
  • Pension or Gym membership available
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Industry leading software including Unity, 3DS Max and Maya
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