Lead Backend Engineer

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Our client is an incredible games studio based in the heart of Copenhagen. They are responsible for building one of the most downloaded mobile games OF ALL TIME and are currently working on what looks to be an awesome follow up game.

Working for this studio gives you access to one of the have one of the best benefits set ups we have ever seen including an amazing relocation package with a dedicated outsourced company to help with this. You will see this for yourself if chosen for an onsite interview where they fly you out and put you up in Copenhagen.

They are currently looking for a Lead Backend Engineer.

As Lead Backend Engineer, you will primarily be responsible for:

  • High-level architecture and roadmap (in close collaboration with the team and Technical Director / stakeholders)
  • Leading and mentoring a highly skilled and passionate team of backend engineers working across various projects
  • Hiring experienced backend engineers that are a good fit with company culture
  • Ensuring that operations of live systems runs smoothly



Obviously we need you to be a highly skilled software engineer with proven leadership experience that has a keen sense of details and a firm grasp on creating highly robust, scalable and flexible backend systems.

We expect you to:

  • Have leadership experience
  • Have game experience, and have shipped three or more titles.
  • Have excellent programming skills and a desire to work with Go
  • Have solid experience working with databases (preferably from both SQL and NoSQL systems)
  • Know your way around AWS and have experience designing cloud infrastructure
  • 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 fluent in English - both verbally and written
  • And, most importantly: have a strong passion for both making and playing games!
Reference: ACBI-083264

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