Lockwood’s vision is to provide a limitless virtual space where everyone is free to be anyone. We work on the cutting-edge of mobile game development to create Avakin Life - an award-winning social universe enjoyed by millions every day. In return, we receive a competitive salary and first-class benefits - including a share scheme and quarterly bonuses. Join us to contribute to an environment that embraces communication, collaboration and inclusivity. We want great people with even greater ideas. If you’re ready to work for one of Europe’s fastest-growing companies, we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer who has experience with Go. You will be working as part of our dedicated Tools team, developing tools that have a huge impact on our award-winning game, Avakin Life. The challenges you will be working on will improve productivity and operations and help to manage workflows and datasets. You will be working with cutting edge technologies to continue the advancement of our game and ensure that we are providing our users with the very best experiences. Here at Lockwood, ensuring our community have amazing experience whilst playing Avakin Life is at the heart of everything we do and the work you will be doing is at the core of ensuring our users have extraordinary moments.

You will be part of a world class wider software development team, who are working on challenging and innovative projects. Working at Lockwood you will be working within a professional and dynamic games development environment, that enabled Lockwood to win the Best Innovation Award at the Tiga awards in 2019. Our game, Avakin Life, is played by over a million users right across the world every single day and is multi-award winning.


  • Writing testable and maintainable code
  • Work independently as well as within a team
  • Develop, deploy and maintain systems
  • Work across the company to evaluate requirements and practicality of requests
  • Respond to user feedback to improve tools


    • Go
    • SQL and/or NoSQL Databases
    • Knowledge of source control, design patterns, testing and debugging
    • Ability and desire to learn and master new and unfamiliar technologies and code
    • Focus on producing clean, high-quality code


    • Node.js / Python
    • Docker or other containerisation tools
    • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS

Competitive Salary

Job Type


  • Go
Come join us

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
Apply Today.

Join the Avakin Journey.