Server Programmer

Savage Game Studios
12 days ago

Full time - Helsinki or Berlin

Are you seasoned Backend Programmer looking to put your stamp on a shooter game that looks really good and plays even better? If so, then we are looking for you!

You will be responsible for the technical design, implementation and maintenance of frontend and backend servers. You’ll be working closely with other departments and your work will help to set Savage’s games apart from the rest of the mobile shooters on the market. Being a new studio, your work will have a significant impact on server architecture and online experience in all future Savage games.

We offer you a chance to join a rapidly growing international team of passionate and talented game makers - like yourself. We’re a young company and as an early employee you’ll have a genuine chance to contribute to our game and our culture.


  • Multiplayer features in our Unreal-based core game server
  • Implementation of backend services with a focus on reliability and scalability
  • Evaluation and feedback for game feature design from a server perspective
  • Evaluation and integration of third-party services from matchmaking to server monitoring


  • Minimum 3 years experience with at least one shipped title
  • Strong in C++, C# and SQL
  • Working knowledge of cloud infrastructure with at least one mainstream provider (Google, AWS, Azure)
  • Knowledge of site reliability engineering best practices (CI, infrastructure as code)
  • Understanding of game networking and related challenges such as latency and cheating
  • Effective communicator, written and verbal

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Shipped an online real-time multiplayer game
  • Deep understanding of systems engineering, distributed system analysis and performance
  • Experience building and operating an online game with frequent content and feature updates

Why should you join Savage Game Studios

  • You’ll be a core member of a rock solid team of artists, designers and game developers
  • You’ll work in an environment where we truly respect each other’s talent and contribution
  • We are ambitious and always strive to lift each other to full potential
  • We love to play and develop games. In addition to playing games in our free-time, every Friday afternoon at Savage is dedicated to playing games that inspire us
  • Our studios are conveniently located in the downtowns of Helsinki and Berlin. After the lockdowns are over, we will offer relocation services
  • Our international team values individuality and diversity - no matter who you are or where you're from, you can find a home at Savage
  • Last but not least – we offer competitive compensation and good benefits

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