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Senior backend developer

Full time

Super Hippo Studios is a game developer and publisher. We internationalize and manage successful Japanese Free to Play titles along with developing our own IP for Web and Mobile platforms.

We are looking for senior level candidates with at least 5 years of experience to join our team:

  • Good English language skills (written and spoken), strong communication skills
  • Excellent programming skills use din backend development. The technologies will vary depending on the project.

Required technical skills:

  • Working in a multi-server environment
  • You have knowledge of database technologies to scale for high volume web sites
  • You have experience in dealing with large scale web site that receive millions of visits per day
  • Experience with Linux Servers
  • Knowledge of Apache or Nginx web servers
  • Scripting and automation
  • Security
  • Scalable, highly available systems
  • nodeJS, mongoDB

Great to have experience with:

  • Python, Django framework, uwsgi
  • emscripten
  • Knowledge of Memcached and other caching methods
  • HTML, Javascript, CSS, action script
  • Web frameworks
  • Event-driven programming experience
  • Experience with Unit testing.

Desirable personal skills:

  • Good attention to details
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasms for learning and using new technologies
  • Ability to complete duties on time whilst maintaining a high quality service
  • Sense of humor, positive approach and work well within a team


  • Develop new features for existing projects
  • Maintenance and support for existing features
  • Analyze requests and translate them in tasks for junior programmers
  • Create development threads, create innovative software/way of solving company problems
  • Evaluate systems performance and take action(create new systems, change current systems), review and repair old code
  • Making presentation for new features/ define specification for new development
  • Participate in development of long range planning for new projects and facilities
  • Assist junior members of the team when needed
  • Participate in the full software development life cycle (design, implementation, integration, and interaction with quality assurance) In the case of a new project

We’re offering you:

  • Motivating salary aligned with your skills and experience
  • Annual bonuses
  • Private health insurance
  • Meal tickets
  • Team building events
  • Support for obtaining certifications
  • Relaxation room with Xbox and more

If you are a passionate and driven individual, eager to learn new things, and love to push the boundaries of what is possible, then Superhippo is the place for you. You will be working as part of a team within a fast-paced, fun, challenging and creative environment in order to achieve team-oriented goals.

Come join us!

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