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Goodgame Studios is the fastest-growing games company in Europe, and one of Germany's most successful technology companies. With nearly 400 staff, at our Hamburg offices we develop innovative online games played by over 115 million players in almost 200 countries and in more than 24 languages worldwide. Our success is built on our talented and motivated team of experienced e-Business experts and dedicated newcomers. With our quantitative approach fueled by driving ambition, we strive to continually improve our products. We want to set new global standards in technology, product quality, sales and marketing. We also want to maintain our strong growth - so we're looking for entrepreneurial personalities who really want to make things happen. Become part of our success story - apply now!

As PHP Backend Developer, you have already gained relevant work experience and are a professional in backend programming. Knowledge in the fields of web services, caching, load balancing mechanisms and high-traffic web applications would be advantageous. An ambitious PHP team awaits you - one which acts as an interface to many departments.


- Implementation and further development of our backend systems (e.g., analysis and marketing)
- Optimization of our live systems
- Improvement and design of the existing software architecture (design patterns)
- Maintenance and expansion of the shop system
- Self-reliant programming and assistance in the design and implementation of complex, dynamic Internet projects
- Upgrading and remodeling of the internal database models
- Optimization and design of the existing software architecture
- Close cooperation with other departments - particularly with Analysis, Marketing and Payment


- Completed training or higher education
- Several years of professional experience with large software projects
- Very good knowledge of PHP 5/MySQL
- Knowledge of front-end technologies like HTML/CSS and JavaScript desirable
- Experience in dealing with frameworks (preferably Zend and jQuery) and modern web technologies
- Object-oriented programming style, using the MVC concept
- The ability to look outside the box and solve problems
- A sense of responsibility, commitment and an open, friendly character
- You enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams and you have a passion for games

We offer:

- An exciting, demanding job with fresh challenges to face every day
- Top development possibilities, further education including reference books, further training
in-house and language courses
- A dynamic, success-hungry team with friendly, highly qualified colleagues
- An outstanding working atmosphere, flat hierarchies and short decision paths
- Flexible working hours and childcare places available - right on the company premises
- Subsidization of bus/train tickets or parking
- Regular team events and many benefits, such as a swimming pool, sports facilities, fresh
fruit, many different types of muesli and free drinks

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a fantastic range of leisure activities as well as a great nightlife. A maritime atmosphere and its Hanseatic cosmopolitan flair enable an especially high quality of life - and safety. We will make relocating simple, help you find a flat, offer you a German course, and make it easy for you to get to know your new home town.

To Apply

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Goodgame Studios
Theodorstra├če 42-90, Haus 09
22761 Hamburg

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