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PHP Developer

Helsinki, Finland
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Artem Vekhtev
Must have skills:
Nice to have skills:
Considering candidates from:
Work arrangement: Onsite
Industry: Computer Games
Language: English
Level: Junior or middle
Relocation: Paid
Visa support: Not provided
Size: 51-200 employees
Logo of Critical Force

PHP Developer

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.
Right now, they are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join their ranks to design and develop systems that will bring Critical Ops to the next level. You would become a part of their Critical Ops team.

Note: The company also has an office in Kajaani and you are free to choose to work there if you want.

  • Develop testable high-quality backend systems and tools for a live product
  • Utilize web frameworks and in-house technology to provide a fantastic experience to players
  • Profile, identify, and optimize performance bottlenecks
  • Collaborate with other programmers to improve technical architecture, quality, documentation, and standards
  • Work together with a multi-disciplinary team
Must-have skills:
  • 2+ years of game development experience
  • Experience with Linux environments
  • Strong knowledge of PHP
  • Strong knowledge of microservice architectures
  • Strong knowledge of data storage solutions and SQL
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Strong knowledge of software design principles and patterns
  • Released titles on major development platforms (App Store, Google Play, Steam)
  • Experience with version control (GIT) as a natural part of development cycles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Nice-to-have skills:
  • Specialist skills that can be applied to a specific area of development
  • Web development skills
  • Knowledge of test frameworks
  • Knowledge of iOS app development tools
  • Enthusiasm for real-time multiplayer and cloud architectures
  • 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
  • Seasonal benefits (such as taking a walk 45 minutes on your work time, cafe treat benefit)
Interview process: 
  1. Intro call with Toughbyte
  2. 30 mins culture fit interview (OR THE TEST MIGHT GO FIRST)
  3. Test assignment (1-5 hours to complete) 
  4. Online tech+culture interview (3,5 hours)
No, the company would expect you to visit the office weekly. 

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