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Backend Developer

Remote or Helsinki, Finland
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Elizaveta Fedosova
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Work arrangement: Onsite or remote
Industry: Computer Games
Language: English
Level: Senior
Required experience: 5+ years
Relocation: Paid
Visa support: Provided
Size: 51-200 employees
Logo of Critical Force

Backend Developer

Remote or Helsinki, Finland
Critical Force is the creator of the successful mobile FPS title Critical Ops and one of the leading mobile shooter game developers in the world. Their team is a mix of industry veterans and emerging talent with a common mission to bring unique shooter games to mobile platforms.
  • Create, maintain and oversee the backend solutions for the game
  • Implement databases and write code for handling large amounts of data including features like login, player progression, purchases, social features, etc
  • Build data entry tools for designers to iterate on parts of the system such as the store
  • Cooperate and communicate with the DevOps team
  • Help maintain development tools (Build pipeline, Repositories, etc.)
  • Help with any and all other programmer tasks
  • Experience in game development in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of database design and query optimizations using both relational databases, such as MySql, and key-value stores, such as Redis
  • Professional experience using any or all: C#, Python, PHP, C++
  • Strong knowledge of microservice architecture
  • Prior experience in Backend Programming
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience in the following: Java, Go, JSON, Ruby, HTML
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 & 5
  • Experience in deploying or maintaining a live service
  • Previous experience with Unreal Engine backend services
  • Specialist skills that can be applied to other areas of development
  • Cool personal projects
  • Passion for Shooter games
  • Proactive and self-driven mindset with the focus on creating a great game
Benefits and conditions:
  • Trial period: 6 months
  • Comprehensive health and travel insurance, and dental care
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Lunch benefit of 10,90€ for every working day
  • Culture/sports benefit 400€ a year
  • Internet benefit
  • Seasonal benefits (such as taking a walk 45 minutes on your work time, cafe treat benefit)
  • Opportunity for fully-remote work
Interview process:
  1. Intro call with Toughbyte
  2. Intro interview with the company
  3. There might be a test assignment (can be done within a weekend)
  4. Further tech+culture fit interviews

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