Backend Developer

If you have excellent server-side Java, PHP frameworks and MySQL programming skills, then we are looking for you.
About

Our Company

Dorado Games is a well-established video games studio in Malta, and part of Stillfront Group Sweden – a stock market listed organization consisting of over twenty international video game studios from around the world. The company’s focus is designing, developing and marketing online strategy games for all platforms: Our global strategy hit-game “Conflict of Nations: World War 3” is at the center of our endeavors and constantly being refined and expanded across iOS, Android and PC/Steam.

Applicants from Ukraine

Due to the current humanitarian crisis we have decided to support Ukrainian talent and their families with relocation to safety here in Malta. If you cannot leave the country, know that all our positions also qualify as 100% remote. If you are looking for work to support yourself and your family, or know someone who might fit one of our open positions, we strongly encourage you to reach out and let us know!

Job Description

As a backend developer you will be part of our interdisciplinary team, developing and adding to our new line-up of online games, starting with CONFLICT OF NATIONS: WORLD WAR 3 (http://ww3.tv/) and other unannounced titles.

Workwise you can expect a professional environment utilizing a blend of proven and new technologies with our game’s backend system being based on a self-built Java game engine, together with a LEMP stack, that we constantly extend and improve. Servers run on a distributed architecture in the Google Cloud.

Responsibilities
  • Developing the backend for new game features and properly integrating them with the frontend
  • Writing and maintaining fast code, adhering to international standards
  • Writing and maintaining detailed technical design and software documentation
  • Collaborating closely with all departments and key members to create and deliver an exceptional and involving online game play experience
  • Creating & maintaining the detailed technical documentation and planning of new features
Employment Details
  • Full-time and on-site, remote / home office optional
  • Indefinite 4-day work week contract with full salary
  • Private health insurance coverage
  • Relocation support
  • Starting date: as soon as possible

Job Requirements

Qualifications
  • Excellent server-side Java, PHP frameworks and MySQL programming skills (please provide references of relevant projects)
  • Ability to produce fast, well documented and easily extendable code (please provide samples)
  • Experience in shipping, releasing or live developing on at least one commercial product or game
  • Ability to articulate and document technical designs clearly and analytically
  • Ability to communicate effectively and objectively in English
Desirable Skills
  • Passion for videogames
  • Knowledge of multiplayer/PvP/online game development practices
  • Familiarity with agile software development and scrum-based working environments
  • Optional: Frontend development experience with HTML5/CSS/JS.

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