Are you an expert in Elixir? Are you passionate about functional programming, solid code design, investigating emerging web technologies, and building highly scalable back-end services?
Are you a passionate and self-driven person ready to break new ground for what will become the new norm of mobile gaming? We are looking for a seasoned Backend Developer to join our skilled and highly effective team in Helsinki, Finland. We may be open to remote for the right profile.
This is an exciting next step for an experienced backend engineer who is ready to tackle fun and intriguing challenges on the server-side of real-time multiplayer game development. You will play an integral role in developing and maintaining the foundation for a groundbreaking social MMO whilst solving complex problems. We have developed our own back end and you will be working with an interesting tech stack.
You will design solutions based around AWS infrastructure and write high-quality, scalable code mainly in Elixir. You'll be passionate about functional programming, solid code design, investigating emerging web technologies, and building highly scalable back-end services.
Be the expert in Elixir
Utilize Elixir/OTP and Rust to create great performing distributed game servers
Evaluate, implement and maintain features for our MMO backend
Work closely with the team on the development roadmap
Create and maintain coding standards, code reviews and performance benchmarks
Create internal tools and templates for enabling the team to work more efficiently
Distribute and share knowledge with the team in an inclusive manner
Our ideal candidate:
Extensive experience in Elixir
Scaling and experience in AWS
Experience in Cloud architecture
Experience in DevOps
Experience in testing and design patterns
Extensive architecture experience; understanding and ability to communicate and present it clearly
Able to do and communicate tech design
Understanding of tech dependencies in the roadmap
Able to lead and mentor a team
Up to date knowledge of technology
Deep interest and expertise in functional programming
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Stays on top of the latest developments in the field
Passion for games
What we offer
An interesting and groundbreaking project
Passionate, fun & start-up minded colleagues
Collaborative, open-minded and international team
Fair compensation & benefits
We offer the opportunity to work fully remote or in our Helsinki based office or a mixture of the two
Possibilities to develop in your role and skills, be the architect of your own path
Due to the exceptional situation in the world, we are in remote work mode. To make your home office as comfortable as possible, we provide all of the needed hardware and software for you to be at your best during these times. We’ve also come up with great ways to stay connected with the team, even when we’re apart.
Be a part of creating something completely new and unique to the market. There are lots of interesting challenges to tackle in every specialty from tech to design and beyond. In order for us to break new ground with our multiplatform social MMO, innovation and creativity is key.
Teamwork makes the dream work
We thrive in a hyper collaborative environment where self management skills and proactiveness are appreciated. We truly care about each other and value our varied backgrounds. Giving honest feedback and having an open mind helps us work together efficiently towards a common goal.
Unprecedented learning opportunities
This is the place to be to level up your skills and career. We’re working with cutting edge tech and solving problems that need out of the box thinking and clever solutions. At Dazzle Rocks you take ownership of your own career path, wherever it may lead.
About Dazzle Rocks
We’re a fast growing start-up in Helsinki, Finland, making groundbreaking multiplatform social MMO games. Our international and diverse team is experienced in building successful mobile games, distributed game server technology and a fun working environment. Cross discipline collaboration and a self-management oriented culture are the keys to our efficiency and enable us to learn and grow together. Our ambition is to build long lasting experiences and a trailblazing team of phenomenal people to take us all the way to become the market leader in social MMO games.