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  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 15.02.2017
    Short company description

    Amber Studio is the largest independently-owned Romanian game development studio, offering premium creative and development services.


    Experience and Qualifications:

    • Strong programming skills coupled with demonstrable architecture / design abilities.
    • Proficient with scalable server-side programming (concurrency / synchronization and distributed systems).
    • Deep knowledge of database design and optimization.
    • Strong knowledge of cloud computing services like AWS.
    • Strong practical knowledge of server technologies like REST, Node.js or similar.
    • Experience in metrics / monitoring and performance optimization.

    Highly desirable extras:

    • Experience with development on mobile platforms and for a high number of concurrent users
    • Familiarity with Mobile specific tech (In-App Purchasing, Push Notifications, telemetry)
    • Practical experience with the lifecycle of a user query, from request to an API endpoint, up to updating cold storages reliably and consistently
    • Worked in Agile development teams (Scrum, etc.)

    Personal Traits:

    • A passion for delivering quality software
    • An overall passion for mobile games and devices
    • Ability to learn, plan and be organised
    • Open and honest approach to challenges
    • A strong sense of ownership and responsibility
    • Good communication skills in English, both verbal and written


    The following tasks are considered core to the role:

    • Work with a small team of engineers, artists, and designers to build compelling mobile video games
    • Design, develop, and deploy backend features, tools and APIs for our games
    • Create and implement deployment strategies
    • Document system specifications, including requirements gathering
    • Collaborate on defining server strategy and architecture for our games
    • Develop back-end solutions that can work with a high number of concurrent users and maintain fast response times
    • Server API design, performance profiling and optimization
    • Constant testing, monitoring and tuning to keep our game services performant and available

    Other info

    Our Offer

    • An attractive salary along with meal tickets
    • Medical Services Package
    • Professional and friendly working environment
    • Relaxation areas with all sorts of activities