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Server Developer (Battle Studio)

  • Espoo
  • Espoo

We are looking for a Server Developer to build our game backends. You’ll integrate with the game team to create great, server heavy game in the Battle Studio.

Rovio’s Battle Studio is all about creating world-class competitive experiences for touchscreen devices that keep players rapt with the rush of winning – and the agony of defeat. Battle Studio made a splash with their award-winning 5-on-5 shooter, Battle Bay, and they are driven by the opportunity to build Rovio’s next mega-hit that will not only top the games chart, but also become a world-renowned entertainment IP. The studio is working on a few unannounced, competitive games.

Our teams are senior, our hierarchy is flat and our ambitions are high. This is an environment where strong ideas, commitment and hard skills trump years of experience.

Your responsibilities as a server developer are to:

  • Design, implement and test backend functionality for our games
  • Create, maintain and operate the game server cloud infrastructures
  • Ensure our servers are efficient, secure and scale well
  • Integrate other cloud services to the game servers
  • Work as a team with other developers, designers and artists

Work with great people

Victor Lemeshev
Senior Backend Developer
"What I personally like most about my job is that I can always expand in new directions, when there is a need for that."
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."

Skills & Requirements

We are looking for someone who has:

  • 3+ years of relevant skills and experience
  • Good knowledge and experience of cloud platforms and related technologies
  • Experience of using C# and .Net Core
  • Good understanding of relational databases
  • Experience with debugging, profiling and performance optimizations
  • Excellent team player

We’d love if you have experience with these:

  • Having worked in the games industry
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Proficiency with C++, Python, Bash and other languages is a strong plus

What you get when you join us:

  • Support and opportunities helping you to grow and achieve your professional goals
  • Work with teams that are open, collaborative and ambitious
  • Relocation assistance if you are coming from abroad
  • Flexible working hours
  • Diverse environment: we have employees from all around the world and you can join a variety of activities that we come up with together

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

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 games-first entertainment company that launched to worldwide fame with 2009’s Angry Birds. Along the way, their games have been downloaded over 4 billion times, they have sold over 1.8 billion licenced products, and they have conquered cinemas around the world with The Angry Birds Movie, which opened at number one in 50 countries in 2016.

Rovio’s three game studios are actively developing and supporting free-to-play mobile games in a wide variety of genres, both under the Angry Birds brand and also with new, original IPs. 2019 promises to be a big year for Rovio. With The Angry Birds Movie 2 coming to theaters in August, and the 10th anniversary of Angry Birds coming later this year, it is an exciting time to be part of the team.


Dan Shiel | Hiring Manager

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