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Back-end / Server Genius

at hardscore Games in Berlin   —   Jun 28, 2014   |  
Overview
We build mobile games for real gamers! Our first title is a deep & competitive turn-based strategy game with trading card game mechanics and is due to release this fall (www.staradmiral.com).
Do you want to build the server architecture for a game that will be played by millions?
Do you want to join a funded startup and profit from its success?

Yes? Then read on.

Okay, so who are you guys?

♣ We are a young team of six excited games enthusiasts working hard on changing the mobile gaming landscape for the better, bringing Free2Win games with depth to mobile.
♠ We raised a six-figure angel investment to get started (so well funded!)
♥ Our first title is in the testing and polishing phase and will be released this fall

What are my responsibilities?

♣ Take charge of our server-side development and devops/infrastructure functions
♠ Maintain our game server (Windows 2008) in the cloud (Azure) and implement new features (f.e. new gameplay features)
♥ Perform load and stress testing, to ensure the multiplayer matches run stable at all times
♦ Build the server infrastructure for our next game

What requirements does the job have?

♣ Outstanding academic achievements in a technical field and deep understanding of computer science fundamentals
♠ Experience with server programming and network communication (protocols, streams, connections, multithreading, sockets, message handling, memory handling, database handling, security, reliability)
♥ Strong with C#
♦ Outstanding communication skills and a 'getting things done' mentality

Pluses

♣ Academic degree obtained in the last 2 years (relevant for subsidy)
♠ Game development (Game Center, Appstore, Unity 3D)
♥ Cloud infrastructure experience
♦ Startup mindset: resourcefulness and speed are prized

Yep, this is me! What am I getting?

♠ Optional equity stake in the company that will go big in mobile gaming
♥ Probably the strongest learning experience possible anywhere. Everyone here learns immensely fast due to many repsonsibilties
♦ A fair salary, steeply increasing with the success of the startup
♣ The opposite of the corporate route
♠ The chance to head a department very early in your career (only if you want)
♣♠♥♦ Do I really need to pitch harder? Okay, this is going to be the journey of your lifetime.
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