Backend Engineer

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Programming and Development
Mainland Europe
SYBO Games
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As a Backend Engineer at SYBO, you will be an intricate part of solving the many tough challenges we face when building very ambitious, top-notch F2P games that can compete with the very best out there.


  • Technical design, implementation, and maintenance of game services utilizing HTTP-based APIs, batch processing and client-server services using Go.

  • Working together with the Game Engineers in projects and helping integrate these developed services with client-side games components and frameworks.

  • Writing custom game server logic in an efficient, robust and optimized manner.

  • Building and operating the cloud infrastructure of our live games using AWS as well as external off-the-shelf backend service providers.

  • Help maintain and improve the overall code quality of our in-house solutions.

  • Taking an active part in ensuring that our roadmap and architecture fits the bigger picture of what we are trying to accomplish.


We are a small team and we need everyone to be able to step up and have the ability to handle the majority of issues that could pop up - especially those that might directly affect our players.

  • Have a higher education degree in a relevant field

  • Have excellent programming skills and a desire to work with Go

  • Experience with AWS and cloud infrastructure in general

  • Have solid experience working with databases (preferably from both SQL and NoSQL systems)

  • Be very comfortable in a Linux based environment and its command line tools (we use Amazon Linux/Ubuntu)

  • Know why security matters and how you minimize vulnerabilities in both the code you write and the systems you design

  • Be able to keep a cool head under pressure, when issues pop up in live production environments

  • Have prior experience working within the games industry, on shipped titles

  • Have experience with C# and Unity

  • Have deep knowledge about networking and protocols

  • Have experience with synchronous multiplayer and building game servers

  • Have operational experience with backend systems and databases at scale

Contact Details:
SYBO Games
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Contact: Allan Schiller

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