PHP Developer Game Integration (m/f)

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Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
Mainland Europe
Gameforge AG
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The team you will be a part of is the glue that binds our Partners' games and systems to the big family of Gameforge APIs, tools and services. To fully integrate a game, our team is responsible for providing the software that connects our Payment, Localization, In-game shops, Business Intelligence and other systems with our games. We are also responsible for our Community Websites and Account Management. As such you will be involved in many aspects of a game's lifecycle and work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a focus on providing the best software-development-as-service to both external partners and other Gameforge departments.
Tasks to inspire:

• You will be responsible for integrating our Third Party Games in to the GF ecosystem
• You will develop APIs, tools and frontends for our ever-increasing portfolio
• You will help maintain and improve on our existing systems
• You will work closely with all other departments within the company, helping build the best user experience for thousands of gamers worldwide
Qualifications to convince:

• Studies in business informatics or years of experience in a comparable qualified position (e.g. as a qualified IT specialist in application development)
• Working experience or completed traineeships or (co-)development of Open Source or other community projects
• Excellent knowledge of PHP5/7, OOP
• Good knowledge of SQL, preferably MySQL
• Good knowledge and extensive experience in web technologies and in the development of wep applications
• Confident and experienced handling of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
• Independent and structured way of working
• Distinctive skill for communication and team-working
• A curious nature and a willingness to get to grips with new tools and technologies, as well as to work with alien and extensive code
A company to connect:

• A position of responsibility in one of the most creative and exciting industries around
• An informal start-up atmosphere combined with 10 years' experience in the industry
• A challenging work environment offering the chance to contribute your own ideas, with opportunity for personal development
• The ability to be flexible with working hours
• The opportunity to reach millions of players in dozens of countries

About Gameforge

With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its games in more than 75 countries. Their portfolio includes a bundle of established gaming industry brands, including client-based titles such as award-winning role-playing game AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe's most successful MMO, Metin2. In future, the varied offering will be expanded by action-rich Anime MMORPG SoulWorker; Popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at .

Contact Details:
Gameforge AG
Tel: +49 721 354 808 244
Contact: Recruiting Office

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