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Job Title : : Java Server Developer - Live Games
Location : : Germany
Posted on : : Wed Jul 04, 2018
Apply before : : Tue Jun 18, 2019
Job Type : : Employee
Experience required : : 1 year - 3 years
Job category: : Java Developers
 Job Description

Goodgame Studios is a leading free-to-play, online games development company. We operate across web and mobile platforms and cater to over 300 million registered users worldwide. With a rich talent pool of employees from more than 40 nations, we are among the largest German employers in the gaming software industry. From our headquarters in Hamburg, we aim to become one of the leading gaming companies in the world.

As our Senior Java Server Developer – Live Games (m/f) you will work in an inter-disciplinary product team on our successful revenue-generating live games or on tools for game development. You will use your own ideas and extensive experience to develop game logic and ensure that thousands of players can play together simultaneously on one server. The role of Senior Java Server Developer – Live Games (m/f) will require you to make architectural decisions, play a part in the selection of new technologies, and promote knowledge transfer both within your team and between teams. You will be tasked with controlling and organizing workflows as well as developing methods to improve productivity. As a Senior you will be responsible for reporting to our Lead Developer, with whom you will work closely.


    Collaborate on the development of innovative new game ideas in interdisciplinary and international teams
    Devise and implement game logic
    Design interfaces for other high availability systems (DWH, payment)
    Analyze and optimize high-performance and high-traffic systems
    Coordinate and carry out complex projects involving adjacent departments
    Observe company quality standards and guarantee code quality
    Identify problems, create solution proposals and support planning the measures to implement them
    Develop and take responsibility for process-optimizing workflows
    Share knowledge, and help and mentor colleagues


    Many years of professional experience with large software projects (Java or similar languages), ideally in game development
    Very skilled at OOP, design patterns, databases (SQL), multi-threading and data structures
    Excellent knowledge of the Java memory model
    Experience with continuous integration, agile development, Linux, run-time and storage optimization and with developing client-server applications
    Experience with project planning and a leadership role is a plus
    A high level of initiative, creativity, and independence
    Enthusiastic about working in multi-disciplinary teams and passionate about games
    Excellent written and spoken English. German is a plus
    A completed degree in IT or a comparable course is desirable


    Your professional growth is important to us. We provide agile structures, flat hierarchies, and ongoing training opportunities
    Results-oriented teamwork that values employee contribution
    A positive work-life balance
    Leading technology and analysis opportunities that give you the freedom to innovate

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a fantastic range of leisure activities as well as a great nightlife. Its maritime atmosphere and Hanseatic cosmopolitan flair enable an especially high quality of life. We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, your CV and references) as well as your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date.

Job Type: Permanent

Required experience:

    Server: 1 year
    Java: 2 years

Required language:


Apply before : Tue Jun 18, 2019
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