Java Backend Developer (mobile game) fixed position in Berlin (m/f) META Games GmbH
We are on our mission to create a mobile manager game for esport fans. The ambition is to open up a new genre and build a game that will be enjoyed by millions of esport enthusiasts around the globe.
Now we are looking for an experienced backend developer to become part of our core team in Berlin (freelance or fixed position). Your main task is to setup and run the backend of our mobile game together with our team.
Ideally you have a strong background in the mobile games industry and a passion for esports. Flexibility, a love for fast paced environments and knowledge of lean principles are definite pluses.
Maintain and improve the Java Vert.x backend of our game, with a focus on reliability, scalability and performance
Collaborate with our frontend developers and designers to implement new features
Implement and maintain KPI tracking services and tools
Work closely with the lead game designer and product manager and lead developer to constantly improve the fun and performance of our game
You are an experienced backend developer with a proven track record and can show examples of your previous work
You have a strong background in both Java and AWS
You worked on at least one (mobile) game, app or high traffic website before, setting up/running the backend
You are a problem solver at heart, willing to learn what you don’t already know and are proactively looking for answers.
Excellent written and verbal communication in English
Experience with Eclipse Vert.x
Alternatively, experience with similar event-driven or functional-style framework or programming language (Node.js, Tornado, Erlang OTP, etc)
Degree in engineering
You understand and love esports and play MOBAs
What we offer:
A competitive salary and the chance to work in an uprising game Start-up which you help to shape
Equity Compensation through an employee share pool
The opportunity to work in the most exciting industry in the world - esports
Get access to the best esports network in the west
A high amount of responsibility and independence
Collaborate with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic team
To apply please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org