We are About Fun, independent game studio founded in 2012 in Prague. We have had several successful games boasting a number of prestigious awards, for example Best of AppStore 2013 from Apple, excellent evaluations from players and millions of downloads. We cooperate with strong partners, including great publishers such as EA Chillingo (Electronic Arts division).
In January 2017 we successfully launched WarFriends (more than 2.5 million downloads in a single week) and we are looking at a bright future for this and our other games. But we need more hands on deck and so our team of 20 is expanding and looking for new faces, like you, who are up to the challenge of helping our mobile games get to the very top!
Currently we are looking for a new Backend developer of mobile games.
In our team we would like you to:
- Maintain, improve and optimize performance of our backend, which is based in AWS
- Implement new server side game features
- Work with a backend team to design architecture of the backend systems of the game
- Perform design and perform load test of both the overall the infrastructure and singular features
- Keep yourself up-to-date on new trends and practices in high performance systems and noSQL databases
We would like you to have:
- Knowledge of systems engineering, backend and database scalability and design
- Knowledge of cloud based systems and services (knowledge or experience with Amazon AWS is a huge advantage)
- At least basic experience with PHP, web protocols, linux administration
- Ability to think and plan ahead
- Willingness and eagerness to learn new things and expand your knowledge
- Active knowledge of English language
If you join us, you will:
- Work on interesting world-class gaming projects ( http://www.about-fun.com/our-games )
- Get opportunity to grow both professionally and personally
- Get a competitive salary, with flexible working hours and possibility to work as a full-time employee or contractor
- Get help with relocation to beautiful Prague
- Be part of cool international creative team
- Get to work in pleasant environment of our modern offices in Prague 8 - Karlín, Corso Court, very close to metro Křižíkova or Florenc
We would like you to start immediately, but we are willing to wait for you a bit, in case you are under contract.
Thank you for reading to this point and we hope you give us a chance to meet and work with you!