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Senior Backend Developer

  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
  • 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

Work with great people

Peter Urbanics
Game Designer
"It's great to work with a bunch of professional and extremely talented people"
Kalle Sylvänne
Controller, Consumer Products
"The company parties are a given, they're always a blast"
Simon Rozner
Senior Game Designer
"The best, when the team pulls in the same direction and we are one lean mean dev machine!"
Annica Strand
"It’s working in controlled chaos, it never gets boring, haha!"

Skills & Requirements

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!

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Support for families

  • Growth opportunities

  • Rewards and recognition

  • Inclusive atmosphere

About the company

Rovio is on a mission to create world-class entertainment experiences with our games, animation, licensing and other businesses. A Finnish company, Rovio employs more than 400 professionals at offices in Espoo, Finland as well as North America, China, Sweden, and the UK. We are constantly working on new stuff, both within the Angry Birds universe and many, many miles outside of it.

Johan Hansson | Hiring Manager

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