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 an awesome developer to join one of our most innovative R&D teams who are working on a new, highly scalable chat platform. The role will be both dynamic and autonomous and possibly one which can be performed remotely.


  • Working as part of a team to improve and maintain our chat platform;
  • Understanding requirements and implementing changes appropriately and, where necessary, writing integration/unit tests and documentation and competently using version control and issue tracking software;
  • Participating in design discussions and offering consideration as to how best to expand and implement the chat platform;
  • Monitoring of chat systems under load and analysis of operation issues;
  • Working with the wider backend, client, devops and QA teams.


    • 5+ years’ experience with programming language such as Go, C#, or C++;
    • Experience working within a Linux environment;
    • Understanding of database and networking concepts.

    Beneficial: Lua/Python programming experience, debugging with C/C++, Knowledge of CI/DevOps systems (Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes etc), Experience working with backend/APIs, Experience with scalable system design.


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