senior back-end engineer


senior back-end engineer

  • Location

    Kreuzberg (10961), Berlin

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    €800000 - €7600000 per annum + Bonus + benefits

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    Mohit Rajpara

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  • Job Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client is a successful gaming studio who have beat the 350 million player mark and have over 25 million daily active users worldwide.

They are looking for a highly skilled Senior Backend Game Engineer to join their team.

All of their games are developed using Unity and are distributed for mobile platforms (iOS and Android). Their services are deployed and ran using a great range of the services provided within AWS.

They approach game development from a cross-functional perspective: value and encourage product ownership from end to end of the development pipeline.

They value practices and principles such as TDD, Continuous Integration, collective code ownership, and pair programming.

We foster continuous delivery and strive for high automation, and value and practice lean thinking: MVPs, reducing waste and costs, A/B testing, full orientation to business based on metrics and audience data.

· You will work in a cross-platform team (iOS, Android, backend) using Unity / C# and backend programming)

· Contribute to architectural decisions and deliver high-quality code

· Aid in design and implementation of cross-platform games for Android, iOS, also working in the game's backend implementation

· Participate in all aspects of an interactive software development process, including design, estimation, build, testing, debugging, maintenance and support in order to produce reusable and reliable code

What they expect from you
· 5+ years of experience as a developer (at least 3 years within the game/mobile apps industry)

· 3+ years of experience in backend development/DevOps (preferably using AWS and containers)

· A will to practice, learn and foster Continuous Integration and Delivery practices

· Ability to share best practices and mentor teammates

· Willingness to continuously learn, improve and grow on a personal and professional scale

· Profound value for simplicity and technical excellence

· Experience programming game backends and scalability (is a plus)

· Experience building backend services for mobile products (is a plus)

· Experience with containers and orchestration (is a plus)

· Experience with cloud architecture using AWS (is a plus)

· Experience of Swift, Objective-C, Java, Kotlin or JavaScript (is a plus)

· Practical hands-on experience with TDD and knowledge of coding practices such as SOLID and Clean Code (is a plus)
- Excellent English communication skills.

What they have to offer
· We care about people and their happiness

· Monthly team events

· Work-life-Balance

· 25 paid vacation days

· Competitive, top-of-market compensation

· Unlimited employment contract

· Professional growth opportunities

· Allocated training budget

· Flat structures and open communication

· Top quality equipment

· Support with re-location and visa

· Office located in Berlin's tech hotspot "Kreuzberg"

· Free breakfast, fresh fruit, snacks, smoothies, coffee and various soft drinks

The client ideally wants candidates to be based in the EU, however, they are open to provide visa support and a relocation package. If you feel this role is for you then apply ASAP! looking forward to hearing from you.