Backend Engineer

Well Established AAA Swedish Studio - New IP - Hybrid Working

Job Type
Salary on application
2 days ago

A well-established AAA Swedish studio is working on a new IP and is looking for a skilled Backend Engineer to join their welcoming and inclusive team. You will be a game maker focused on building robust and reusable backend components for the studio's teams. This full-time role will be based in Stockholm, offering an excellent salary and benefits package for your expertise and a hybrid working model. 

As part of the Backend team, you could work on anything from quests, ranking, or in-game economy to friends, chat, etc. The team uses various technologies, such as Go, C++, Rust, GCP, AWS, Bazel, Terraform, Kubernetes, and Google Spanner. You do not need to have any experience with games or games studios to apply. 

To give you an idea of how this Backend Engineer role will look and feel, here are a few areas you can expect to work in: 

  • Collaborating and working closely with fellow software engineers and technical directors 
  • Building and improving services, features and tools for game development 
  • Continuously improving the studio's engineering practices 
  • Ensuring your code adds a great amount of value to your colleagues. 

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about interactive experiences, games, and new technologies and have a creative and curious mind. The ideal Backend Engineer candidate will have: 

  • Solid understanding of distributed systems and experience building them 
  • Familiarity with Site Reliability Engineering practices and what it takes to keep services running smoothly around the clock 
  • Ability to be a great team player with good communication skills 
  • Good grasp of performance, optimization and observability and experience with some of the technologies the studio uses 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach, and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture. 

To learn more or to apply for this full-time Backend Engineer job in Stockholm, please get in touch with Chay from Skillsearch at today. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Chay Peters

Games Programming Resourcer

Chay works alongside Katie and Ryan as a Games Programming Resourcer after a dramatic career change from being a plumber, so you can be sure to count on Chay to get you unstuck from an unideal job and smoothly into a new role! Don’t worry, he’s also got a gaming background with his favourite series being Modern Warfare and of course Crash Bandicoot, so with these combined skills he’s sure to bag you the role you’ve been waiting for!

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