Backend Programmer / Senior Backend Programmer

1939 Games ehf. 3. May 2024 Fullt starf

1939 Games is a gaming studio with offices in Reykjavík, Iceland and Helsinki, Finland, staffed with veterans of the gaming industry. 1939 Games is the developer of the digital collectible card game KARDS: The WW2 Card Game, available on PC and mobile platforms.

1939 Games is in search of a multi-talented programmer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of back-end development technologies and cloud infrastructure. The position would fit an experienced senior programmer or an ambitious junior with some experience under his/her belt.

The position is Full-time and Permanent, and located in Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Role and Responsibilities:

Backend Development: Focus on writing and optimizing code for KARDS’ services, both for new systems and existing ones. You’ll also contribute to the development of future games.

API Integration: Become the bridge between our games and the world, handling communications with 3rd party APIs like Google Play Developer API, Apple StoreKit, and Steam Web API, enhancing our games’ accessibility and functionality.

Deployment and Build Systems: Streamline and refine our deployment processes. Your expertise will make our build systems more efficient, reliable, and ready to tackle the challenges of game development. This includes leveraging CI/CD tools like Jenkins to ensure a seamless, automated workflow, from code integration to deployment.

Role and Responsibilities: Play a crucial role in decisions and implementations concerning cloud infrastructure, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security across our services.

We are looking for a person with:
– Good programming skills (our backend is written in Python).
– Comfortable with prototyping and iterating.
– Ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
– Good communication skills in English, which is our working language, ensure clear and effective collaboration across our international team.

Additionally, the ideal candidate would have some knowledge of:
– AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
– Good skills in database technologies like Postgres, MySQL, or Oracle.
– Familiarity with Unreal Engine (C++) since our game client is built with it. This knowledge will help integrate backend features seamlessly into the client.

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