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Java Backend Developer (mobile game) Berlin

€45k – €70k • No equity
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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 CS:GO 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 (fixed position). You build, maintain and update 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. Your technical expertise allows you to understand an existing codebase and quickly implement new features in a reliable, maintainable and well-tested way.

Your mission:
● Develop and maintain the Java 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

Your Requirements:
● 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

Bonus Skills:
● Experience with Eclipse Vert.x
● Alternatively, experience with functional-style framework or programming language (Node.js, Tornado, Erlang OTP, etc)
● Degree in engineering
● You understand and love esports and play CS:GO

What we offer:
● A competitive salary and the chance to work in an uprising game Start-up which you help to shape
● 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

Next Steps:

● To apply please send your resume and cover letter to roman@metagames.gg

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