Backend Game Engineer (m/f/div)

Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany · Engineering expand job description ↓

Description

You want to dig deep and build compelling systems for a highly ambitious AI-driven MMO simulation game?

Klang is looking for a Backend Engineer who enjoys a collaborative and creative work environment to join us in one of the most exciting cities on the planet.

Seed is a simulation MMO where players interact and collaborate to create a world driven by real emotion and aspiration. A persistent simulation where the player’s goal is to take over a vast planet to ensure the survival of humanity.

Seed utilizes SpatialOS from Improbable, which allows Seed to be a persistent, continuously running simulation. All Seed-Universe game logic is running and living on the technology’s powerful server.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with an interdisciplinary agile team of designers and programmers to design, prototype, and implement new systems, focused on game services (player account, payments etc)
  • Contribute to key decisions regarding tech stack choices
  • Collaborate with the QA staff to identify and fix bugs
  • Identify technical and developmental bottlenecks and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Provide input on the technical direction for an ambitious MMO project
  • Build and maintain great documentation

Requirements

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • You have in-depth experience of creating backend services for games or a related field
  • You’re highly proficient in C#, or have proven experience in adapting to new languages
  • You quickly pick up new tools and systems
  • You have experience working in an Agile development environment
  • You communicate exceptionally well within an interdisciplinary team in an open and honest environment
  • Ability to write automated tests
  • You are able to communicate fluently in English

Bonus:

  • Previously worked the full life cycle of game development, from dev to release
  • Experience in working with multiplayer networked games
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Google Cloud Compute or Amazon Web Services
  • Experience in using .net core or golang to write container based microservices
  • Experience with RDBMS and NoSql data storage systems
  • Experience with using GRPC to write distributed systems
  • Experience with SpatialOS

Benefits

  • An opportunity to work on a groundbreaking project (https://seed-project.io/) from its inception with a lot of room for professional and personal development.
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee stock options
  • Monthly travel pass
  • Membership with Urban Sports Club
  • Regular team events and a well-stocked fridge
  • Relocation support

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