Experienced Developer Backend (JAVA/PHP/MySQL) (m/f)

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Job Title Experienced Developer Backend (JAVA/PHP/MySQL) (m/f)
Job Category Tools,Network / Online / Server,Web Developer,Core Technology,Database / SQL
Job Description Join Us!

We’re an established games studio located at the University of the sunny Maltese Islands. We’re focusing on designing, developing and marketing digital online games with a focus on mid core players from all over the world. In a relaxed yet productive environment the team draws on knowledge from more than 60 published titles across many platforms. Our crew has worked on international titles like Wolfenstein, Battlefield and Battlestar Galactica Online. Being a member of the Stillfront Group Family, we are supported by a strong partner network all over Europe. Just a short hop from most European locations by plane, the entrepreneurial and creative vibe of the island drives our international team consisting of German, Maltese, Hungarian, Chinese and Polish nationalities.

Your Mission

As a software developer you will be part of our interdisciplinary team, developing and adding to our new lineup of online games. Workwise you can expect a professional environment utilizing a blend of proven and new technologies – for our games we’re developing the backend with Java/Php/MySQL and a frontend based on HTML5/CSS/JavaScript.
One of your main tasks will be to properly plan and develop game features in collaboration with the rest of the team, creatively influencing the actual product design. While your focus will be the backend, a good understanding of full stack web development and the frontend will be highly beneficial. Besides that, you will also focus on:

  • Creating & maintaining the detailed technical documentation and planning of new features
  • Developing the backend for our new game features and properly integrating them with the frontend
  • Collaborating closely with all departments and key members to create and deliver an exceptional and involving online game play experience
  • Considering and weighing all aspects of proposed solutions from a technical point of view
  • Creating and assessing technical design documents and content created by other project members

Your Perks
  • Mediterranean Lifestyle
  • Relocation Support
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Gaming Ready Laptop for business and private use
  • Gym Membership
  • Regular Company Beach BBQs
  • Free Coffee

Your Profile
  • Strong passion for online games
  • Great development skills in server-side Java, PHP frameworks and MySQL (please provide references of relevant projects)
  • Ability to articulate and document technical designs clearly and analytically
  • Ability to produce concise, performant, well documented and easily extendable code (please provide samples)
  • College degree and/or equivalent game industry experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively and objectively
  • Great organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical, communication, intercultural and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and stamina to work with tight deadlines under stressful conditions
  • Readiness to travel internationally
  • Excellent oral and written English skills

Desired Skills
  • Familiarity with agile software development and scrum-based working environments
  • Working experience in the games industry
  • Understanding of full web-stack development, HTML / CSS & Javascript Frameworks
  • Developed and launched one or more full web stack apps / online games
  • Contributed to relevant open source projects in the past (please provide samples if applicable)
  • Proven track record with browser game development
  • Deep online gaming knowledge and background
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight schedules and reliably hit milestones
  • Track record of key participation in successfully launched games

We aim to keep rocking the games market with new quality titles – so our team is the foundation for that success. If you want to join us, drive your projects successfully and enjoy the great Mediterranean style work life balance, send us your application in English to jobs@doradogames.com
Please remember to check the application advice (see main job page) and include work samples, your remuneration expectations, as well as the possible start date with your application package.
Location Malta, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 20/03/2017
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