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Backend Engineer – Games Studio – Sweden

Location: Stockholm Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago


Our esteemed client, an award-winning developer based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the successful franchises that millions of players enjoy year after year.

They are looking for a talented and driven person that is passionate about developing software systems for games with millions of users. For this, they need an experienced backend engineer for developing services to support the live operations and online gameplay for their titles.

You will be working in small teams that work closely together to create solutions for game requirements using modern technologies and frameworks deployed to cloud based infrastructure. You will also be working with a large number of existing systems; some developed in-house, some developed externally. This will require collaborating with a lot of different teams on a regular basis.


Required Duties include:

  • Develop distributed, resilient and high-performing back-end services using Scala and other system software languages such as Go
  • Collaborate closely with the game development teams to adapt existing systems or create new ones for their titles
  • Adapt central company technologies to meet game designs requirements from the game development teams, such as matchmaking

Skills Requirements include:

  • Experience of large distributed, scalable, robust, high-performing systems
  • Knowledge of Scala, Java or other JVM language (Scala is the strong preference here)
  • Knowledge of Git, or similar distributed source management system
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery

Nice to Haves include:

  • Experience with cloud deployment, preferably AWS
  • Good knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of C++ or C#
  • Knowledge of Mesos/Aurora or Kubernetes


Get in touch today for the full job description and further information.

Tagged as: Server Programming

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