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(Senior) Front-end Developer - Tools for Games

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020
  • Espoo
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020
  • Espoo

We are now looking for a Front-end developer to join our talented Games Technology Team in Rovio Espoo, Finland!

Games Technology works with data and analytics, machine learning, build and submission tools, cloud infrastructure for service and game servers, and their in-house gaming cloud services platform, Beacon, to bring Rovio’s games to life every day. With a multi-national team of talented professionals, Games Technology supports tens of millions of players, hosts some of the most cutting edge cloud services out there, serves thousands of requests per second from all corners of the globe, captures 4 Billion analytic events per day and over 1TB of data per day, and runs approximately 1300 instances on Amazon AWS. All of these services and tools enable successful live operations in Rovio’s games, allowing game teams to optimize player engagement and monetization.

As a Front-End Developer you will help us provide the best possible tools to our game developers and support teams, so they can manage games and provide world-class player experiences. You will help to build web applications and related backend APIs using state of the art tools like Angular, creating services that will enrich our player’s experience.

Your responsibilities as a Front-end Developer will include:

  • Architect and build efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications
  • Work closely with UX designers, product managers and servers engineers to implement versatile front-end solutions to tricky web development problems
  • Participate in the design process, gathering requirements across groups including games, marketing, ads, user acquisition, customer support teams.
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Launch, iterate and make a difference. Provide front-end coding expertise, and be ready to make our products better for our users.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • 4+ years of recent front-end development work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of modern Javascript, Typescript, HTML, CSS
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Passion to grow and learn
  • Strong verbal and written English skills
  • Ability to think creatively to solve concrete and real problems
  • You are familiar with front end architecture standards and follow industry best practises

Ideally you have:

  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or a related technical field strongly preferred
  • Experience with multiple web clients on desktops and mobile devices
  • Passion to work in all parts of software development lifecycle from planning to testing, documentation and deployment
  • Practical experience working in Agile software development teams using Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience with Cloud platforms (AWS)
  • Understanding of mobile game development
  • Genuine interest in games

What you get when you join us

  • We give you the best support we can, helping you to grow and achieve your professional goals
  • Our team is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious.
  • You will get to work in a truly international environment with more than 15 nationalities in the Technology team

Don't keep us waiting - send your application already today!

Work with great people

Ric Thorneycroft
Player Support Director
"Working at Rovio, and in the dynamic mobile games industry, is all about constantly learning and sharing your knowledge."
Nicole Yang
Data Analyst
"Our Stockholm office is the best. Comfy surroundings and also working on some of the most popular mobile games in the world. All in a day’s work."
Marc Olivier
Senior Game Designer
"At Rovio, I found that teams have the freedom of an indie and the kind of support only a major developer can offer."
Jan Lidtke
Art Director
"Making games is awesome, but the good vibes in the office and beautiful Finnish scenery are the icing on the cake."

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Growth opportunities

  • Rewards and recognition

  • Inclusive atmosphere

  • Support for families

  • Relocation assistance

  • Phone, laptop

About the company

Rovio is a Finnish, games-first entertainment company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games and acts as a brand licensor in various entertainment and consumer product categories. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started from a popular mobile game in 2009. Today, the Company offers multiple mobile games, that has been downloaded 4B times since 2009, has produced The Angry Birds Movie, which opened number one in theaters in 50 countries, and licenses the Angry Birds brand to consumer products and other entertainment content. Rovio’s operations are divided into two business units, Games and Brand Licensing.

David Mason | Hiring Manager

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