Senior Developer (Game Studio) VEIKKAUS / Helsinki

PUBLISHED: November 5, 2021

Veikkaus creates joy through games. We provide great experiences and top-notch games, but not at any cost. We foster the joy of gaming and make sure that Finns play with moderation, enjoying our games. We want to be the pioneer of responsible gaming experience. Almost all adult Finns have tried our games and we have two million Loyal Customers. We are involved in Finnish life in many ways. We are ca. 1,600 Veikkaus employees, working at nearly a hundred locations all over Finland. Our games are sold at thousands of points of sales and they are also available for safe online gaming at and in the Veikkaus application.

We are looking for

Senior Developer (Game Studio)

We are expanding our Game Development team and looking for a Senior Game Developer to join our team. As a Senior Developer, you will be part of our enthusiastic and highly skilled Game Development team developing top-notch real-money games using modern tools provided by Veikkaus’ Game Development & Tech Support Team. The games you create will be widely distributed, including both land-based and online distribution channels.

Our typical game team consists of 2 game developers, 2 graphical artists, and a game producer. Work is usually done in a Scrum/Kanban-inspired manner, however the team has a freedom to organize their workflow as fits the best.

As a Senior Developer, your responsibilities will include project planning, code quality, game experience, and acting as a contact point within the game team. You will work in close collaboration with Producers, Graphic Designers, Backend Team, Concept Team, and QA. You will design architecture, evaluate the feasibility of requested features and enforce the use of best practices and shared components. You will be the driving force of the project and ensure that things run smoothly for the whole team. You can fine-tune the game experience e.g. by adjusting the timing and rhythm of the game.

The real-money gaming market is changing rapidly, this is an exceptional opportunity to bring your full potential to the table and develop your skills and expertise according to your interest and talent.

We offer:

  • Relaxed atmosphere and awesome co-workers in self-driven game development teams.
  • Possibility to develop world-class real-money games and software.
  • Possibility and active encouragement to broaden your skillset.
  • Unusually wide slate of benefits including support for sports & cultural activities, health and dental plans, eye glasses, phone, gym, free breakfast, nearly endless amount of tea, coffee and healthy fruits offered daily!

We expect from you:

  • Previous Game development experience
  • Typescript experience
  • Basic knowledge of git
  • Passion for creating world-class games
  • Good communication skills

Considered as a plus:

  • Background and knowledge on C++ and JAVA
  • Familiarity with cloud services (GCP, AWS)
  • Experience with game engines (Unity, Unreal, etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Linux environment
  • A public GitHub profile or similar

Our office is located in Pohjois-Haaga, Helsinki, Finland. Traditionally we have preferred on-site working, but during COVID-19 situation we have introduced various agile remote working methods.

Veikkaus as a company will perform a drug test, credit information check, and security clearance check (According to the Act on Security Clearance (726/2014)) to the person selected for the position.

Please send your application with CV and salary request included. We are waiting to hear from you soonest possible. The position will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found.

For any inquiries about the position please contact