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Senior Backend Developer (RPG Studio)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Our studio goal is to create the worlds best mobile RPGs. One of our teams is currently in the early stage of creating a next generation mobile RPG and is in need of a Senior Backend Developer. We're looking for someone that can take the lead in helping our team develop a best in class backend for competitive mobile gaming that will be likely used in many products for years to come. To be the right fit for this role you have many years experience from a relevant role and know what it takes to create backend solutions scalable to millions of daily active users. Whether you wield a sword or a magic wand doesn't matter but your skills are needed now to help us develop kick ass mobile RPG backends.

What you’ll take under your wings

  • Design game server architectures.
  • Design, implement and test game backend functionality.
  • Create and maintain the game server cloud infrastructures.
  • Ensure that game backends are efficient, secure and scale well.
  • Integrate other cloud services to game servers.
  • Participate in designing client/backend communication protocols.
  • Participate in prototyping new game concepts.
  • Work as a team with other developers, designers and artists.

Work with great people

Peter Urbanics
Level Designer
"It's great to work with a bunch of professional and extremely talented people"
Kalle Sylvänne
Controller, Brand Licensing
"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!"
Tommi Lappalainen
Project & CSR Manager
"The whole journey has developed me in many ways and it still does"

Skills & Requirements

Additionally we'd love if you have some of these:

  • Front-end experience with AngularJS.
  • Client experience with Unity and C#.
  • Experience of working with or developing F2P mobile games.

What you get when you join us:

  • We give you the best support we can, we help you grow and achieve your professional goals.
  • We do have fun! We are a family-like community that is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious.
  • You will get to work in truly international environment: you will hear a number of languages in our workplace and can join a variety of activities that we come up with together.
  • Great opportunity to work with top talent in the gaming industry!
  • Competitive benefits such as a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, lunch and sport vouchers, breakfast, gaming area, gym, sauna and more.

We’re looking for team members who bring their own creative vision to everything they do. If that describes you, this is a great opportunity to work in a fun and creative environment with skilled coworkers, contribute to a captivating new product, and expose your work to a global audience.

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.


Andreas Thorsén | Hiring Manager

I'm interested