BACKEND PROGRAMMER (Mid/Senior Level)

Games Factory Talents Helsinki Full-time
Salary Competitive
As a talent agency in Finland, we have been making efforts to be a trustworthy bridge for both talents and clients. Let us help you showcase your skills and take off your career in Finnish game industry by applying via Games Factory Talents

Our Client is looking for a Mid-level or Senior Backend Programmer to join the core game development team where this person will play an important role in our small, fast-moving team building scalable, green-field, backend services in support of massively multiplayer game.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement new services from scratch

  • Maintain and improve existing systems that support our games

  • Backend development in collaboration with other teams

Requirements

  • 5+ years of work experience in a similar role on mobile or PC titles with large userbases

  • Experience maintaining and provisioning cloud services like AWS, Google Cloud or Azure

  • Solid knowledge of Java or any object-oriented language

  • Knowledge and experience of designing microservices at scale

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Experience in Go

  • Experience in running live multiplayer games

  • Experience in different kinds of databases (PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis)

  • Experience in container orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker)

  • Experience in infrastructure as code (Terraform)

  • Experience in setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience in monitoring tools and observability (Prometheus, Grafana)

Benefits

  • You are not alone as working with a great team of passionate game developers

  • We value character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other's talent and contribution.

  • An international team with representatives of 12 countries!

  • Loving, playing and developing games – you will always have someone to play with!

  • Convenient location - downtown Helsinki, with tons of options for transportation, shops and restaurants all within reach.

  • Relocation package support if Finland is not your base. You will get to love the country of Moomins, Santa and coffee!

  • Last but not least – competitive compensation and good benefits!

For more information or questions please contact us at vivian@gamesfactorytalents.com

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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Working at
Games Factory Talents

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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