Senior backend developer

GameDev Talents - Find your place in the Games industry! Helsinki Full-time
Salary Competitive
Our Client, Reworks is a group of accomplished game-makers, specialized in developing uplifting game experiences that spark creativity and imagination. As a team we focused on developing a game that aims to become the #1 playground for home decor. Redecor is the game for all home design lovers with new design challenges every day and is a place to play, explore designs, find inspiration and connect with others who share the passion for home decor.

The game is available on Google Play and App Store, so check it out and learn more about interior decor, play with various styles, get inspiration, and inspire others.

Reworks was established in the summer of 2018 to develop Redecor and other design games in the future. 

The company takes excellent care of their people by providing them with a competitive compensation, top notch work environment and tools, and resources they need to succeed in their roles. Current team is 20 people and is growing fast. SW Development team consists of 10 people and we are looking for a new colleague to help us with backend development at the moment. 


In this role you will be working with the backend lead developer to ensure that backend infrastructure is up to date and running to offer our players an excellent experience and joy. Our players’ base is growing very fast, so there are a lot of challenging and interesting tasks to work on. 

  • As a Backend Developer, we expect you to help us with solving significant traffic and scaling issues. Our stack: NodeJS, Postgres, Redis, Google Cloud, GraphQL. 

  • We are running GraphQL API instances in Google Cloud Run using the latest Node in Docker. No TypeScript, but we plan to introduce it eventually.

  • Primary storage is Postgres, managed by Google and using a couple of Redis instances deployed with Docker into Google Cloud. 

  • Local dev environment is built with Docker compose, tests with Mocha.

  • Repositories are in GitHub, using tiny CI pipeline with Google Cloud Build.

Additionally, from Google cloud we use pub/sub, cloud storage for images.

You'll have an opportunity to influence your role and grow with us while we're rolling out globally. The willingness to learn and adopt new things quickly is a must have requirement.


  • You will be joining the company that is growing very rapidly at a relatively early stage and will have a lot of freedom and responsibility in the current role. 

  • You will get feedback from players very fast, so you will see the results of your work almost immediately. 

  • You can be a part of building a global, next-generation home decor game that is very niche, but far better than our competitors.

  • You'll be working with a motivated, experienced, and fun team in a zero-bureaucracy environment.

  • You'll have a possibility to work remotely and maintain a great work-life balance.

  • We offer extensive healthcare plans and great compensation.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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GameDev Talents - Find your place in the Games industry!

We help talents from all over the world to land a dream job in a Games company we are a Talent Agency based at Mari01 campus in Helsinki. At our Talent Board anybody can show case their talent to the hiring Games studios anonymously All the talents profiles are anonymous we don't share your personal data with the hiring studios. Our mission as a Talent Agency is to help talents from all over the world to land a dream job in a Games studio from Finland and we want talents to be happy at work and grow with the company long time! We love games, we play games and that's why we work mainly with games studios. As an agency we - We help talents to land a dream job in games industry. - We help companies to find top tech talents for their next big project. - Organizing Games Job Fairs in Finland, Ukraine, Russia and Baltics. We are working with all the major games studios from Finland. The founding team has a strong background in the game industry, talent acquisition and events organising. We are also organizing annual Finnish Game Day event in June in St.Petersburg at the biggest Consulate of Finland in the world!

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