We need a skilled Backend Developer with a passion for games!

We are looking for talented individuals to join one of our game teams. You will participate in many parts of game development including feature planning, design, development and deployment. Some of the things you will be working on are leaderboards, PvP game models, matchmaking, and other game features which need to scale for thousands and thousands of players. You will work with the game team to get the features running end-to-end, and occasionally with our core platform and analytics teams.

This is what you’ll get to work on:

  • Work with cutting edge technology around .NET and Azure
  • Solve mystical issues that might occur when hordes of people play the best games in the world (and may do something unexpected)
  • Design and fine-tune our monitoring/reporting systems
  • Optimize services for the millions of players that log into our games
  • Build big data analytics systems
  • Have fun brainstorming cool new features for players

Your experience and skills include:

  • 3+ years proven server development experience
  • Proven track record in server-side architecture
  • Proficiency with .NET and C#
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Understanding of what makes a great API
  • Experience with monitoring/logging/alerting services or other integrations

We appreciate:

  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn and understand) our key technologies: Unity3D, Service Fabric, Cosmos DB, Azure Batch and Azure Functions
  • All experience of cloud environments
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • Experience in working in the games industry
  • Knowledge of web technologies such as React
  • Understanding of workflows and processes
  • Solid documentation skills
  • Knowledge of version control processes with Git

Passion for games is required!

Next Games is proud to be ranked as one of the best employers in Finland by the esteemed Great Place to Work© organization! We are the only game studio on the list and believe that our strong value-based culture is one of the main reasons our employees love to work here. We are passionate about our core values – Caring, Curiosity, and Courage – so these should be close to your heart as well.

Here at Next Games we aim high and will ask you to do the same. In exchange, you’ll be part of a team that is great to work with, who is dedicated and passionate about what we do – we believe passion is contagious. Giving each Nextgamer the tools and means to succeed in their job is our priority. We believe the fruits of our labor should be shared with everyone at Next Games. We offer the opportunity to work with a great bunch of passionate and dedicated people, a competitive salary and benefits package, and first and foremost a big challenge.

When you apply, please send us a short cover letter why you’re interested in joining our team along with your CV, link to code samples (i.e. GitHub) and salary request as soon as possible. Please note that we do not accept applications via email, please apply following the link. Thank you – we look forward to hearing from you!