Launcher Senior Developer
Mojang is a Microsoft-owned game developer studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. We are best known as the creators of Minecraft. We develop games with a strong community focus and try to put players first in everything we do.
About the role
You’ll be joining a new team at Mojang, the Launcher team. Our Launcher is currently the starting point for playing our games on PC, but we envision a future when it can be much more. As a Senior Developer it’s your job to together with the team make this happen.
We have a friendly and highly collaborative culture, and the Launcher team are right in the thick of it, working with many teams to ensure that our players find their way into our games.
We have exciting plans for the launcher and are looking for additional developers to help see them through. As a developer of the launcher you will be expected to maintain existing functionality whilst helping to design and implement brand new features for our players to enjoy. The launcher is becoming a key part of the Minecraft ecosystem and we hope you’ll be as excited to expand upon it as we are.
Qualities we seek
- 5+ years of experience working as a software developer
- Proficiency in self-updating applications that maintain the installation of other applications
- Experience developing for Linux, macOS, and Windows
- Worked in or has lead teams of several developers
- Ability to quickly get up to speed with existing code
- Keen interest in software development and technologies
- Fantastic communication skills, both within team and across teams, across time zones
- Willingness to relocate to Stockholm, Sweden
- Experience with Git and CMake
- Experience with playing or modding Minecraft: Java Edition
- Experience with Python3
- Experience with Chromium Embedded Framework
- We provide all employees with private health insurance
- You can allocate your personal education budget on anything (e.g. conferences, courses and literature) that will help your work. Develop yourself in an ever-changing industry with our generous education programme!
- We offer you a generous health benefit which you can use as you see fit through Wellnet, for example a gym membership, or why not with the masseuse that visits our office once a week
- The office is located on Södermalm, right in the heart of Stockholm
- We provide full relocation assistance for all applicants from outside of Sweden