Java Developer (Backend)

Games Jobs - Programming - Germany

Job Title Java Developer (Backend)
Skills Required Programming
Job Description _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Job Title – Java Developer (Backend)
Job Location – Germany
Job Type – PErmanent
Job Salary – DOE
OPM are working with a major name in the Games Industry based in Germany who are looking for a motivated and passionate Game Developer that aspires to take browser games to the next level.

In ambitious projects you will build up and maintain high-value game productions as Java Software Engineer in a multi-disciplinary team. With your experience, preferably from previous game developments, you are able to provide a strong technical background and motivated to create great games!

Server backend of a browser-based high-quality MMO game
Build and extend a game, and shape its future
Create and maintain the games structure, persistency, communication and logic
Develop and improve architectures, pipelines and processes along the way
Implement requirements derived from Game Design Documents
Tackle larger goals or tasks, specify and communicate these tasks
Prioritize, multi-task and perform in a deadline oriented environment

Required Skills & Experience:
Experienced software engineer and provide relevant job experience
Practical knowledge of Java for 2-3+ years and provide a deep understanding of the SDK (Java6+)
University/Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Game Development, Computer Engineering, Engineering Sciences or related/comparable qualification
Successfully worked on at least one game
Skilled OOP developer with good concurrent programming skills
Experience with client/server communication protocol implementations
Practical experience with Databases (e.g. MySQL)
Test your code thoroughly with Unit Tests and Mock Objects (i.e. JUnit, EasyMock etc.)
Experience in code versioning (e.g. with SVN, GIT) is proven
Additional experience with other languages (e.g. C#, PHP) is a plus
Team player
Passionate about gaming
Fluent in technical and business English
To apply or for further information about the role please contact Daniel on +44 (0) 1206214418 or mail a copy of your CV to
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Daniel Fox | Senior Technical Consultant
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Tel: +44 (0) 1206 214421
Fax: +44 (0) 1206 214429
Salary DOE
Location Germany
Job Category Programming
Date posted 26/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 2042.
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