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Senior Backend Engineer – FPS Games – Berlin

Location: Berlin, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23086 Posted: 1 year ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

This developer has been established for 20 years, crafting a wide range of memorable gaming experiences. With their latest FPS game in development they are ramping up their team with an experienced Technical Animator to rig characters, solve technical production issues, streamline processes and develop tools and frameworks for character animation.



  • Experience as a Backend Engineer.
  • Fluent in C# / Intermediate C++.
  • Distributed systems development experience.
  • Relational database development experience (e.g., MySQL, Postgres).
  • Experience with modern backend tech stack (Docker, Kubernetes, Redis, RabbitMQ, AWS).
  • Experience with SVC (Perforce, SVN, Git).



  • Design, implement and maintain online services.
  • Support the team to build a robust framework for future products.
  • Actively participate in team efforts by making recommendations on improving product quality as well as group productivity.
  • Investigate technical issues impacting the game during development and live service.
  • Write and maintain software system documentation.



  • UE4 experience.
  • Scripting languages experience (e.g. Python).
  • Linux development experience.
  • Networking experience in TCP / IP.
  • Experience designing HTTP REST APIs.



  • Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance.
  • Occupational pension scheme.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Extensive games/books library.
  • Participation at various game conferences.
  • A variety of exciting Team Events including: Summer and Christmas Party.

Tagged as: Server Programming

Tags: Server Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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