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Joboffer dated from 08/23/2018

Junior Java Developer (m/f)

Programmer: IT / Backend / Client / Web



76131 Karlsruhe


Company data


76131   Karlsruhe

Job description

Gameforge’s central, highly available integration platform enables the simple and uniform integration of all their games portfolio. Central Services administers the comprehensive data of all players. Based on this, a variety of further services offer additional functions. As a Java Developer, you will work on varied and demanding projects concerning the development and maintenance of these services as well as the central platform components.


Tasks to inspire:

  • Maintenance and development of the practical parts of the platform and service infrastructure
  • Active contribution to Gameforge’s future micro-service structure
  • Conception, implementation and maintenance of various services for the provision of new functions and features
  • Advisory role and support for internal developers and external game studios in the linking of games to our own services
  • Maintenance and expansion of the Gameforge central mailing system


Qualifications to convince:

  • IT-related degree or training qualification and/or experience developing Java-based web applications or services
  • Good knowledge of Java and with Java web technologies, ideally with Spring
  • Experience with OOA/OOD and design patterns
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Of advantage is experience with the following:
  • NoSQL databases and message brokers, such as RabbitMQ
  • Maven, build automation and Docker/Kubernetes
  • Script languages such as Python, PHP and Shell
  • A distinctly curious nature and a willingness to get to grips with new tools and technologies, as well as to work with exetensive unfamilar code
  • Independent and structured way of working in an agile environment
  • Confident communicative abilities in German and English (both written and spoken)
  • Distinctive skill for communication and team-working


A company to connect:

  • The informal atmosphere of a start-up company combined with over 10 years’ experience in one of the most creative and exciting industries around
  • A great working environment within a multi-cultural team
  • Free breakfast, lunch, drinks and fruit every day – all sourced from local suppliers!
  • The ability to be flexible with working hours
  • The opportunity to reach millions of players in dozens of countries


About Gameforge

With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its games in more than 75 countries. Their portfolio includes a bundle of established gaming industry brands, including client-based titles such as award-winning role-playing game AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe’s most successful MMO, Metin2. In future, the varied offering will be expanded by action-rich Anime MMORPG SoulWorker; Popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at

Contact Person

Anett Graf

Head of Human Resources


76131 Karlsruhe

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+49 721 354 808 244

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