Senior Back-end Developer

Social Point
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Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBarcelona, ES
  • globeRelocation paid
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeRequired language: English
  • Back-end Developer
  • tagMust Have: Backend DevelopmentOther Required: C#, Java, PHP

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We are on a mission to connect the world via awesomely fun gameplay.

Social Point is a world reference in mobile, action, social and strategy gaming, with mega-hits like Dragon City, Monster Legends, the new World Chef and Dragon Land, and an active fan base of more than 50 million players.

We offer a fun, lively and dynamic workplace, headquartered in Barcelona, where creativity, agility and innovation are encouraged, prized and rewarded. Working with us will see you develop your skills, play drive your career and delight millions of people around the world.

What will you do at Social Point?

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will help us to solve exciting technical challenges like serving more than 200K concurrent players!

Our backends are developed using several technologies and programming languages (PHP, Golang, Python, Lua, etc…), so you should not be afraid to work with our existing code, extend, maintain and continuously refactor the backend of our games.

Your job is not only about coding. You will also have to work with other teams like mobile, analytics or systems to integrate your components, as well as writing technical designs, documentation, knowledge sharing and training other team members.

As a backend engineer, you will also work in designing and implementing high available systems for the server part of our games. You will be part of our games team and work closely with systems, frontend, and other departments. You will be integrated with business decisions as part of our technology strategy.

Main requirements

This is you:

  • More than 5 years of programming experience
  • Worked and mastered languages like Golang, PHP, Java, C#, …
  • Intermediate systems knowledge and understand what happens behind your code
  • Experience designing and implementing complex systems with multiple parts and technologies
  • Experience with application scalability, performance, and reliability
  • Experience with application and system orchestration: understand where your code fits within the big picture
  • You accept challenges: you’ll be happy to see our traffic doubling instead of being daunted :-)
  • You are able to explain technical issues to both technical and non-technical people

You also are

  • Professional, problem solver, proactive, team worker, rigorous and detail oriented
  • Smart, creative and practical at the same time. And you have the ability to work fast, quickly get up to speed with existing code, and learn new concepts easily

Nice to have

  • Spanish is a plus!

Benefits & Perks

  • You’ll get top of the range devices to work with, along with a Spotify Premium account

  • “Mens sana in corpore sano” is the Latin for “a healthy mind in a healthy body”. Our SocialPointers get a healthy Monday breakfast + delicious daily lunch menus + access to our private gym and fantastic physiotherapist

  • “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” so we get fresh fruit at the office but also a private medical insurance, just in case

  • Monthly events to get you to know your colleagues, drop by our hairdresser’s to get ready (Forget the wallet)

  • People development is key for us: coupling an amazing training budget just for you and our internal mobility programs, you get real growth opportunities!

  • Cool offices in the tech neighborhood. Gym and gaming room on site!

  • New to Barcelona? we offer weekend activities once a month, Spanish lessons and help with all your boring paperwork!

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