Ref: BackendDev68458_1614274867

Backend Engineer


  • 4000 to 6000 GBP
  • Developer Role
  • Skills: Java, Spring, SQL Server, Linux, AWS
  • Level: Senior

Job description

Backend Engineer


Backend Engineer (Server Developer)

Senior Developer role in Helsinki (English speaking)

We are working with passionate gaming studio based in central Helsinki who are now looking to add a new Backend Engineer to their team. Within this role you would be working on their real-time servers for some of the most popular mobile games released worldwide.

Currently their games are available on all mobile platforms (with their flagship game being downloaded more than 80 million times,) and some of them have also been released for Xbox One, PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U and Steam.

With a combined install base of over 100million players this is a great opportunity to join an independent studio making awesome games.


* Design, program and create scalable backend technology for our mobile games
* Game server architecture planning, implementation, deployment and maintenance (logic, network, database design)
* Experience in coding real-time live systems and a habit of writing readable high quality code
* Committed to tasks and an autonomous person with high level of initiative and energy
* Willingness to go the extra mile when live systems have issues
* Ambition & love for making the coolest of games


* Good amount of scalable backend development experience
* Epic Java programming skills - with server-side Java, including POJO's, concurrency handling and distributed systems
* Extensive knowledge of AWS
* Experience with Linux shell and scripting languages
* Database design and implementation skills and SQL knowledge
* You understand what it means to support large user volumes
* Knowledge of the existing server solutions and services
* Experience with cloud computing platforms
* Experience in load balancing technologies

Interesting information:

* Winner of the Apple Design Award & iPad Game of the Year and many other awards
* Freedom to design your own workflow and to choose your won laptop/workstation
* Competitive Salary + option programme
* Flat hierarchy environment where your opinion counts and is heard

For more information please apply or send you CV with any questions to

Currently all interviews are being carried out remotely due to Covid-19.