(Senior) Backend Developer (m/f/d)

  • Work experience
  • Fulltime
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PLAION - Munich

PLAION (formerly known as Koch Media) is an international media company with more than 2000 employees worldwide. As a leading and independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in Europe, the USA, Australia and Japan, our business areas include the production of films and games, the purchase and sale of film license rights, the distribution of digital media products and games publishing under the Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Ravenscourt, Vertigo and Milestone game labels.

We are seeking a highly skilled Backend Developer (m/f/d) with a strong focus on game and account systems to join our dynamic and innovative team. As a Backend Developer, you will play a key role in designing, implementing, and maintaining the backend infrastructure that supports our gaming platform and user account systems.

Your Tasks

Backend Development:
  • Design, develop and maintain robust and scalable backend systems for gaming applications and user account management.
  • Implement efficient server-side logic to handle game-related functionalities, such as player interactions, game events, and scoring mechanisms.
  • Collaborate with game and SDK developers to integrate client-side SDKs with backend services.
Database Management:
  • Design and optimize database schemas to support game data, user profiles, and in-game transactions.
  • Implement and maintain database queries, ensuring data integrity and high performance.
User Account Systems:
  • Develop and enhance user account systems, including user authentication, authorization, and profile management.
  • Implement secure and efficient mechanisms for user account creation, login, and recovery.
API Development:
  • Design and implement RESTful APIs to facilitate communication between frontend applications and backend services.
  • Collaborate with frontend developers to define API specifications and ensure smooth integration.
Security and Compliance:
  • Implement security best practices to protect user data and prevent unauthorized access.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in backend development, security, and compliance.
Performance Optimization:
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks in backend systems to ensure optimal response times.
  • Conduct regular performance testing and optimization of database queries and server-side code.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Backend Developer, with a focus on game and account systems.
  • Strong proficiency in server-side languages such as Python, C#, or Node.js.
  • Experience with database management systems, including SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Knowledge of RESTful API design and implementation.
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture.
  • Familiarity with security best practices and common vulnerabilities.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure or Google Cloud.
  • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Previous experience in the gaming industry.

What we offer

  • Employment in one of the most exciting industries in the world: the film and games industry
  • Partnership-oriented working atmosphere in a modern and broad-based media company
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities as part of our PLAION Academy
  • Company benefits such as employee events, fitness cooperation with Urban Sports, bicycle leasing, flexible working hours, 30 days vacation, company pension plan, free drinks, fresh fruit, etc.
  • Opportunity to share your passion for movies and games with colleagues
Do you want to be part of our success story? We look forward to receiving your application!

The more comprehensive your documents are to us, the better we can get a picture of you. You should upload at least one cover letter and your CV. Please prefer to use our online application form. If you have any further questions, please send an e-mail to jobs@plaion.com.

PLAION GmbH - Lochhamer Str. 9 - 82152 Planegg - www.plaion.com