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Backend Programmer






Programming and Development





Permanent | Full Time


Backend Programmer
MachineGames @ Uppsala, SE

MachineGames is looking for a talented Backend Programmer to join our team.

Our studio is located in central Uppsala, Sweden which is a small and vibrant city 30 minutes north of Stockholm with a historical heritage reaching back to pre-medieval times.

This is a permanent position starting as soon as possible. We will support your relocation and/or application for work permit if you have a non-EU passport and/or not currently residing in Sweden.

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in designing, developing, implementing and supporting services
  • 3+ years of professional programming experience in Python, Java, JavaScript (node) or Go for building applications or services
  • Possess a strong technical background and deep knowledge of programming principles, exceptional problem solving, design, programming, and testing skills
  • Pragmatic approach to providing software solutions that solve business needs
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Science, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Guide the technical development of complex backend features
  • Write clean, maintainable code that is scalable, reliable, and observable
  • Collaborate with producers, programmers and game designers in the day-to-day development of our projects
  • Support cloud hosted systems in a 24x7 environment including troubleshooting, hot fixing, and root cause analysis
  • Act as technical point of contact for teams working with backend feature development
  • Understand and define infrastructure as code to support systems developed
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with game development
  • Programming experience in C++
  • Working knowledge of persistence solutions at local and cloud scale
  • Experience using cloud infrastructure and microservice architecture
  • Experience with AWS and containerization strongly desired
  • Experience with Unit Testing tools and continuous deploy systems
  • Experience with infrastructure as code
  • Experience as a frontend programmer working in JavaScript or TypeScript

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