Senior Backend Developer (Stockholm Studio)

PUBLISHED: October 2, 2017
ROVIO, Stockholm

Are you passionate about making hugely successful games? Great! Because we are looking for a kick-ass backend developer to join our Rovio Stockholm RPG Studio. Note that we are open for applicants without a game development background.

The Rovio Stockholm Studio is behind the hugely popular title Angry Birds 2 and while soaring on that success we are also developing several new IPs and exploring new game ideas within the RPG genre, as well as improving and expanding Angry Birds 2 even further. In the studio, situated in the south part of the city centre, we keep a flat hierarchy, a high level of transparency and an open communication. We challenge each other and ourselves in all we do here but all the while in a super supportive, inclusive, friendly and respectful atmosphere.

What you’ll take under your wings:

  • Responsible for all aspects of development from design to implementation
  • Supports producers in planning, scheduling, and prioritizing project backlog
  • Evaluates technical feasibility and identifies risks
  • Works actively in helping the team achieve project targets
  • Mentors other developers in the project
  • Communicates and shares information with Rovio internal teams as needed
  • Communicates with 3rd party technology providers
  • Improves processes, tools and teamwork
  • Ensures guidelines and agreed conventions are followed
  • Responsible for code quality and performance also post launch

We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap:

  • 8+ years of experience leading to mastery of relevant disciplines and technologies
  • Proven commercial development experience with 2+ years in a lead developer role
  • Very good programming skills (using C#)
  • Experience with building scalable backend solutions
  • Has developed cloud based solutions with Amazon or Azure
  • Ability to prioritize work and focus
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient with development tools
  • Good knowledge of design patterns and software architecture
  • Knowledge of several application domains (networking, databases, security, etc.)
  • Strong team player
  • Passion for programming and technology

Send your application over now – we look forward to hearing from you!

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