Principal Software Engineer (Backend)

  • full_time
  • Germany


About the Role:

Voldex is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to build backend services for our library of live service games. All of our games have huge potential, and your work will impact the fun of millions of users!

As a engineer at Voldex, you will have the opportunity to partner closely with our highly-skilled team of engineers, product managers, artists, game designers, and more.

While this is an engineering role, we believe good ideas can come from anywhere and encourage everyone to contribute their diverse perspectives to game design discussions!

What You’ll Do:

  • Make new backend services and maintain existing APIs and infrastructure

  • Work with a team experienced with building cloud infrastructure serving millions of daily users

  • Write clear, clean, and efficient game code

  • Collaborate with other disciplines (production, art, design, etc) to define and develop in-game features for current and upcoming titles

  • Contribute to the development of new in-game features, web services and bug fixes

What You Bring to the Team:

  • 5+ years professional software development experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in computer science or related field

  • Prior development experience with Golang and Docker

  • Strong grasp of AWS (Lambda, S3, ECS, EC2, Fargate)

  • Familiarity with Node.js, VueJS and NextJS

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills

  • Ownership mentality

Bonus Points for:

  • Game jams, game modding, and passion projects related to game making

Permanent Voldex employees enjoy the following benefits:

💰 Competitive salary

⛳️ Retirement benefits  – depending on the country, there’s company contribution!

🩺 Medical, dental, and vision benefits – depending on the country, there’s additional benefits (Life, ADD, EAP)

🏖 20 days of PTO + Federal / Bank Holidays

⏱ Flexible working hours

🌎 100% Remote; we have always been remote and will remain that way

🎮 In person get togethers, virtual company-wide game nights, Robux and so much more!

🎉 Work with awesome people and impact millions of daily players


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