Senior Backend Developer (m/f/d)

  • Vollzeit
  • München

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At MegaZebra we craft category-leading games. We develop our own original titles, and develop games based on “Hollywood”-IP such as Desperate Housewives – The Game. By combining technology, game-design, art, analytics, and bringing together passionate people from around the globe we have repeatedly been able to produce hit games. We are based in Munich/Germany and Montreal/Canada.

We develop all our games in small and vibrant teams. Each team has a high degree of responsibility for their game and is committed to creating something outstanding. We are now looking for an experienced Senior Backend Developer for our Munich location.


  • Architect design and develop backend and infrastructure solutions  for mobile and web-games with social gameplay (iOS, Android and Facebook)
  • Architect design and develop infrastructural solutions for development pipelines both for backend and frontend
  • Development optimized for fast-access, high concurrency, and high availability
  • Development of APIs and internal services interaction protocols
  • Implementation of server-side game logic across our portfolio of games
  • Maintain and optimize live applications that are used by millions of users worldwide
  • Mentor and spread the knowledge of newly implemented solutions

Your profile

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a backend developer
  • Very communicative, proactive and a team player
  • Very good English language skills
  • Advanced knowledge of relational databases, especially MySQL
  • Excellent skills in PHP and  Javascript
  • Experience in Java or Python is a plus
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, e.g. Cassandra, is a plus
  • Experience in  working in a SCRUM environment
  • Previous experience with UNIX system and server setup
  • Prior experience in game development is considered a big advantage
  • Experience with Continuous Integration Tools is a plus
  • You’re used to discussing a variety of solutions to technical challenges with others
  • You work with great attention to detail and are very reliable


  • Become part of the company which develops category-leading, cross-platform games on mobile and Facebook
  • Develop games that are among the fastest growing apps on mobile and Facebook
  • Work in a highly creative environment with a super-flat hierarchy
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefit from one of the best health care systems worldwide
  • Enjoy our centrally located rooftop studio right beside the river
  • Enjoy a free supply of the famous Club-Mate, Bavarian beer, sweets, and fruit in our break room with panoramic view

If that sounds like you and you are interested to relocate to Munich to become a part of our team, please apply in English with a cover letter, CV and suitable work samples.

Please refer to this job advertisement in your application.

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