Senior System 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 the Mojang Systems Team, a small, closely-knit team, responsible for designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining any systems supporting Minecraft as well as Mojang’s other games. You’ll work on services being used by millions of users across the world.
We are looking for people who are willing to learn new things and broaden their skill set. Of course, we all have respective strengths and weaknesses, but you will be required to help out in different roles when needed; one day you might be developing a new web service, the next you could tweaking auto scaling rules in our cloud setup.
We have a friendly and highly collaborative culture, and developers on the Systems Team are right in the thick of it, working with many other teams to ensure the game's backend, online infrastructure and website are the very best they can be.
As a developer in the systems team, we expect you to...
- Be excellent at object oriented design
- Take pride in writing testable code
- Have experience in building RESTful web services.
- Have experience with cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, GCE, or similar.
- Be open minded and have a willingness to try out and learn new things
- Have a good understanding of databases
- Know your way around Linux/Unix based systems
- Have great communication skills both written and verbal.
We also value...
- A keen interest in games
- Experience in client-side web development
- Experience with any of the following: Java, Python, Django, Docker
- Proficient with Java, Python and Django
- Experience with Amazon AWS
- Experience with Docker
- 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!
- With our fitness programme you have access to a gym membership and time with a masseur who comes to the office two days 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