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LiveOPS Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

Full-Time | Berlin, Germany

We are Kolibri Games - a mobile games developer from Berlin. We believe that with the best people, we can make games that players will enjoy for years to come.

Our games have defined the idle genre, and bring enjoyment to hundreds of millions of players all around the world. This is possible due to the talented people who make us who we are. ‘Kolibris’, as we call ourselves, are on a mission to continue making great games and we're looking for new talent to join our team. We strive to offer you a fair recruitment process and a great candidate experience, as well as a friendly environment to work in, with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.

Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

If you want to play a key role in major projects where you have a direct impact on the game experience of millions of players and boost the most successful German mobile gaming company, then this is the right job for you.

You will work closely together with client developers and our data team on topics like: player segments, Cloud saves, offers and events, various other configs.

Operating those in-game features remotely for our games in real-time requires a reliable landscape of services that scale for millions of players and are easily configurable for our game production staff. 

We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer to join our LiveOps Platform team to continue the development on a platform that meets these demands.

Responsibilities

  • Extend our LiveOps platform to personalize the game experience of our players in real-time.
  • Develop backend systems that are available to millions of players.
  • Write clean code which is well-suited to the purpose of the system.

Required skills

  • At least 3 years of professional experience with backend development 
  • Deep understanding of Node.js (Typescript)
  • Good overview of backend development methodologies.
  • Familiar with PostgresDB or a similar relational database system
  • Experienced in the design and usage of RESTful APIs
  • Good communication skills in English in oral and written form

Desirable skills

  • Understanding of how to deploy and operate software.
  • Broad knowledge of Microsoft Azure or a comparable cloud provider.
  • Experience with GitlabCI, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Used to agile methodologies like Scrum
  • Knowledge with: TypeORM, ExpressJS, MongoDB, ReactJS, JIRA and Confluence

What We Offer

Hybrid Work

Hybrid Work

We understand how important flexibility is. That's why we offer a hybrid work setup and flexible hours, allowing you to balance your time between the office and remote work

Mental Health Days

Mental Health Days

Your wellbeing is important to us. That's why we offer three mental health days per year for when you feel you need a break. Additionally, we offer fully anonymous company-sponsored therapy sessions with Berlin's top mental health professionals

Modern Office Space

Modern Office Space

Our new, centrally located office in Berlin-Mitte has everything you need to excel. We also have plenty of opportunities for fun, with table tennis and kicker tables, meeting spaces, and a sleek modern design

Health & Fitness Bonus

Health & Fitness Bonus

We provide a monthly fitness bonus. Enjoy your time outside the office by picking the activity that suits you, from Urban Sports Club, to covering your gym membership

Company Holidays

Company Holidays

We plan amazing company holidays to relax and bond as a team

Learning Budget

Learning Budget

We're serious about supporting your professional growth. You'll get a yearly learning budget to spend on any form of learning that will help you develop your skills and grow in your role

Relocation

Relocation

Moving to another country can be stressful. Our HR team will guide and support you, making sure that you (and your family) make your way to Berlin as smoothly as possible

30 Days Holiday

30 Days Holiday

Our company implements a 30-day yearly holiday policy for all Kolibris. This means you have plenty of time to enjoy life outside of work

Fun Social Events

Fun Social Events

From BBQ's and movie nights to team lunches and more. We also have a team event budget you can use to buy games or sports equipment to make working here even more fun. On Fridays after work, there's dinner and drinks waiting for everyone at the office

Kolibri Games is an equal opportunity employer. We come from 40 different countries and many different backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.

We are an international studio, so don’t forget to send in your application in English. Although it is not mandatory, we always appreciate a cover letter stating your motivation to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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