Senior AWS Engineer (Backend)


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Posted 2 weeks ago

Our Client is an international, award-winning entertainment company providing unique and deeply engaging mobile games that are played by tens of millions of people across the globe. 
A leading mobile games developer is looking for a talented Backend AWS Engineer to join the dynamic team to build large, scalable services that are the foundation of the games within the Berlin-based studio. They are passionate about empowering developers to make great games, and helping players easily enjoy them.


  • Takes ownership of features/bugs/issues from conception to run in production.
  • Develops code that is performant, easy to maintain by others and works as intended.
  • Collaborates with all of the game teams including client engineers, game designers, support, and analytics.
  • Your input is highly valued to improve game quality or offer alternatives to meet timelines.
  • Eager to learn new things especially if it solves hard problems or improves the quality of life for a team.


  • 4+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Passionate and self-driven!
  • We love engineers who tackle difficult issues and provide innovative, performant solutions.
  • Experience solving impactful technical challenges; we look for people who can assess a challenge, craft a scalable architecture, and run with implementation.
  • Distributed systems programming experience (we use NodeJS, Java and Python).
  • Experience managing cloud services at scale (we use AWS).
  • Service ownership experience; the ability to run, troubleshoot, and deploy your own services (we use Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, CloudFormation).
  • Experience with SQL and non-relational databases (we use DynamoDB, Redis).
  • Operating systems experience (we use Linux/Unix).


  • AWS certificates.
  • Game development or Google Cloud Platform skills also their API.
  • Experience with Websockets or other server push models, Search Engines, Graph Databases.
  • Has experience in large-scale, high-performance distributed software environment.
  • Has experience in the mobile gaming/video game industry.
  • Has experience with real-time multiplayer features and their networking requirements.
  • Familiarity with Docker and CloudFront.
  • X-Ray and EC2 are nice to have.


  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Employer Paid Benefits
  • Parental leave and Kin care
  • RRSP Matching
  • In office lunch and snacks
  • Company Events such as movie night, trivia, game shows & more…
  • Fitness Allowance, Training Allowance, Phone Allowance & More!
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Job tags: AWS CloudFormation CloudFront Docker EC2 Google Cloud Platform High-performance Java Lambda Linux Python Redis S3 SQL Unix
Job region(s): Europe
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