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LiveOPS Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

Kolibri Games

We are Kolibri Games - a mobile games developer from Berlin. We believe that with the best people, we can make games that players will enjoy for years to come.

Our games have defined the idle genre, and bring enjoyment to hundreds of millions of players all around the world. This is possible due to the talented people who make us who we are. ‘Kolibris’, as we call ourselves, are on a mission to continue making great games and we're looking for new talent to join our team. We strive to offer you a fair recruitment process and a great candidate experience, as well as a friendly environment to work in, with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.

Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

If you want to play a key role in major projects where you have a direct impact on the game experience of millions of players and boost the most successful German mobile gaming company, then this is the right job for you.

You will work closely together with client developers and our data team on topics like: player segments, Cloud saves, offers and events, various other configs.

Operating those in-game features remotely for our games in real-time requires a reliable landscape of services that scale for millions of players and are easily configurable for our game production staff. 

We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer to join our LiveOps Platform team to continue the development on a platform that meets these demands.


    • Extend our LiveOps platform to personalize the game experience of our players in real-time.
    • Develop backend systems that are available to millions of players.
    • Write clean code which is well-suited to the purpose of the system.

Required skills

    • At least 3 years of professional experience with backend development 
    • Deep understanding of Node.js (Typescript)
    • Good overview of backend development methodologies.
    • Familiar with PostgresDB or a similar relational database system
    • Experienced in the design and usage of RESTful APIs
    • Good communication skills in English in oral and written form

Desirable skills

    • Understanding of how to deploy and operate software.
    • Broad knowledge of Microsoft Azure or a comparable cloud provider.
    • Experience with GitlabCI, Docker, and Kubernetes
    • Used to agile methodologies like Scrum
    • Knowledge with: TypeORM, ExpressJS, MongoDB, ReactJS, JIRA and Confluence
Kolibri Games is an equal opportunity employer. We come from 40 different countries and many different backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.

We are an international studio, so don’t forget to send in your application in English. Although it is not mandatory, we always appreciate a cover letter stating your motivation to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Your Benefits – We’re game to support you

Competitive Salary - We believe that top performers should receive top payment
Learning Budget - We believe in learning. A generous personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops and attending conferences. We also offer in-house training such as coding and German classes
Flexible Working Hours and Home Office – We believe in a good work-life balance
Equipment - State-of-the-art technical equipment, including laptops and phones, which may also be used in your free time
Health and Fitness - We pay a contribution towards a monthly gym membership or a fitness activity
Relocation - Relocation support to help you move to Berlin
Pension - Opportunity to save for your pension tax-free

Bonus Level – We love to have a good time, too

Food and Drinks - Fresh fruits to keep you healthy and fresh coffee to keep you alert. We also have a fully stocked fridge with Smoothies, Coke, Club Mate, beer etc
Parties and Team Events - Apart from our regular parties, BBQs and movie nights we also have a team event budget you can use to buy games or sports equipment to make working here even more fun
Company Holidays - Every year we go on an amazing company holiday to relax and bond as a team
Friday Celebrations - Company-provided dinner and drinks on Friday afternoons

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Location: Berlin, Germany
Date found: 2022-11-05

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