Senior Backend Developer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About the company
Legendary Play, the creator of esports MOBA manager game RIVALS, is looking for you to join our team as we are creating a new mobile game for all esports fans. This is an opportunity to join a successfully funded game studio in Berlin’s famous and vibrant startup scene. Our vision is “Live your esports passion!” – for our players and ourselves. Our mission is to offer fun and authentic mobile games that will be enjoyed by millions of esports enthusiasts around the globe.
Your role
We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to help us build a new play & earn blockchain core game with our team based in Berlin. Serving as a key role for our development team, your decisions will matter from day one and pave the way for our next great game. Flexibility, a love for fast-paced environments, knowledge of lean principles are definite pluses as well as a strong background in the mobile games industry and a passion for Esports.
Your responsibilities
  • You are the team’s expert on backend system architecture, scalability and database usage patterns
  • You help us design, shape, build and maintain the backend system or our new multiplayer mobile game
  • You mentor and assist the gameplay programmers with implementing new features within the backend framework
Your requirements
  • Expert knowledge of C# and software architecture
  • Experience with stateful realtime services, ideally in a gaming context
  • Experience designing and implementing large complex systems that scaled to 100k+ daily active users
  • You are a strong team player who excels when working closely with others, both receiving and providing help
  • You communicate clearly and directly about complex technical topics, both inside and outside the tech team
  • You are proactive, self-directed and organised

Bonus Points
  • Experience with gRPC and DynamoDB
  • You have experience in the gaming industry
  • You understand the Esports world and watch or play regularly
  • Knowledge of SCRUM and agile product development methods
What we offer
  • Hardwares (laptop of your choice, mouse, keyboard, headset)
  • Free drinks, fruit and breakfast
  • Flexi-working
  • Equity Compensation
  • Esports networking
About us

Live your Esports passion!

Our vision includes our players and ourselves - Legendary Play's vision is to add a new facet to your passion for Esports. Putting you at the center of what we all love, we want our games to be an integral part of what it means to be an Esports fan, and working at Legendary Play a possibility to bring your love for Esports to work every day.

Offer fun and authentic mobile games for all Esports fans

Wherever you are in the world, whatever your age or gender, whatever you play, regardless of how many years... Legendary Play' mission is to offer a game for you, that satisfies your craving for Esports. As a self-publishing developer, we run our games ourselves, aiming to offer the most polished mobile experiences to complement your primary passions - Esports and playing games.

We look forward to hearing from you!
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