Backend Programmer

Stockholm
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Avalanche Studios is looking for a Backend Programmer working with development of both internal and player-facing backend services. The services you will develop are used in both our AAA games and self-published games with millions of active users.

In this role you will be challenged with design and development of our next generation of backend services as well as supporting existing games running on current generation backend. You will be working with a team of Senior Backend Developers, planning long term technical roadmaps and promote a positive and collaborative team spirit. Our backend services are implemented in Go with parts extending into C++, Python and JavaScript. We are looking for someone who has solid experience from the games industry and managing large code bases shared between multiple products.

Required Qualifications
  • Senior level, expected a minimum of 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • Strong knowledge of backend programming in Go, Python, C# or Java
  • Extensive experience from storage technologies such as MySQL, NoSQL, Memcache
  • Extensive experience running services in commercial clouds or Kubernetes
  • A great sense of technical excellence, functionality and problem-solving
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Bonus Qualifications
  • Experience from the Video Game industry
  • Knowledge of Javascript and C++
  • Previous work with high availability solutions
  • Passionate about gaming

We will only consider applications that consist of both a cover letter and a CV. In your cover letter you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios and which games you are currently playing. For this role you need to be able to work full-time in our Stockholm office. To apply for this position please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. 

Our Values
At Avalanche Studios, we believe in worlds without limits, and we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion, courage and craftsmanship.  

Stockholm Studio
Our state of the art studio is located in the beautiful area of Södermalm, in the center of Stockholm and the Game industry Hub. Our studio is a beautiful place inspired by our catalog of games. We hope you’ll come to think of this place as your home turf and creative foundation.

Avalanche Studios
Avalanche Studios is the original creator of the award-winning Just Cause franchise (published by Square Enix) and the developer of Mad Max (published by Warner Bros. Interactive) and Rage 2 (published by Bethesda Softworks). As a publisher, Avalanche Studios has released theHunter: Call of the Wild, Generation Zero and the free-to-play service theHunter Classic which has reached more than 8 million players across 190 countries. Avalanche Studios was founded in 2003 and is based in Stockholm, New York City and Malmö. The studio develops games using its proprietary Apex technology, enabling huge open worlds filled with emergent gameplay. Learn more at www.avalanchestudios.com.

 

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