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Senior Backend Developer at Voodoo - Barcelona, Spain / Remote
Salary €60,000 to €80,000 a year Company Websitehttps://www.voodoo.io Published December 2023 Applicants This Week 1
Voodoo is a Tech company that creates and publishes hyper-casual and casual mobile games for a wide audience. It is the worldwide leader in the mobile game market through snackable, innovative and creative content combining data and new technologies.
The company raised $200M in 2018 and we have been certified a Great Place to Work France 2020. More recently, Tencent has become a minority stakeholder in Voodoo, with a role in framing our strategy to dominate the Asia Pacific region.
#1 worldwide in mobile game downloads, and regularly at the top of the App Store rankings, our games have about 300 million monthly active users and more than 4.4 billion downloads since our creation. Voodoo is one of the most impressive examples of hypergrowth in the ecosystem, having multiplied its turnover by 5 over the past few years.
With more than 300 employees around the world, we would love you to apply to join an ambitious, innovative and international company!
What is Voodoo’s Culture all about?
We recruit passionate and creative profiles, who combine data and new technologies to disrupt the mobile market. Driven by a test-and-learn culture, we welcome wonderfully talented people wishing to undertake and manage unique, ambitious and challenging projects. Our goal is to foster excellence, both individual and communal, which to us means solving problems by breaking the rules, learning fast and autonomously and delivering with the best execution.
Before applying, you need to know that the company’s Culture is very important to us. Our employees evolve within an environment designed to be a centre for fulfillment. Daily life at Voodoo is characterised by numerous events throughout the year that allow you to feel fully integrated into the team and get involved in creative and innovative projects. Among them: onboarding programs, our annual global summit, other company-wide events, hackathons, game jams, wellness events and more.
What will be your main challenges?
You will work on highly scalable mobile games, played by millions of people every day.
The responsibilities are cross-functional, ranging from infrastructure, API design & coding all the way to client-side integration. To succeed in this role, you will need to have passion for everything you do. You love to write code that scales to millions of users, champion new tech initiatives & leverage existing solutions.
What is your team about?
The role is part of the tech team. That said, most of your time you will work closely with game teams, challenging their ideas and coming up with your own. The role is remote by nature but you are more than welcome to use any of our offices located across the world. You’ll need to be located in or be willing to relocate to the following countries to apply: Spain, France, Germany, UK or Canada.
What do we expect?
5+ years of backend development experience
Strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals
Extreme fluency in an object-oriented language
Mastery of SQL and noSQL
Background in high scale systems
Understanding of Unix-like environments
Experience working in cross-functional agile teams
The salary will depend on the experience and skills a candidate brings to the position in line with the levels outlined in the Voodoo Career Path.
We are offering all Voodoo members of staff a flexible vacation policy, allowing us to take as many paid days off as we need as long as the work is done and objectives are complete.
What is our recruitment process?
Our recruitment process typically includes a call with our recruitment team, as well as interviews with your future manager and team members focusing on job fit. We will focus on your soft skills through values fit interview that will determine if your values are compatible with ours. Lastly, our test and case studies culture is an integral part of the recruitment process and will feature at some point in your process.
Does this sound like it was written with you in mind? Excellent! Put in your application and let’s discuss the possibilities!