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Joboffer dated from 01/04/2019

Java Developer*

Programmer: IT / Backend / Client / Web



76131 Karlsruhe


Company data

Albert-Nestler-Straße 8

76131   Karlsruhe

Job description

Gameforge's central, highly available integration platform allows the simple and uniform integration of all games offered. Central services manage the comprehensive data of all players. Based on this, a large number of additional services offer additional functions. As a Java developer, you will work on the new and further development of these services and the central platform components in varied and challenging projects.


Tasks to inspire:

  • Maintenance and further development of the application-related parts of the platform and service infrastructure active configuration of the future microservices structure of Gameforge
  • Conception, implementation and support of various services for the implementation of new functions and features
  • Consulting and support for internal developers and external game studios in connecting games and own services
  • Close cooperation with our Technical Operations department in deploying and operating the services
  • Support and extension of the central mailing system of Gameforge


Qualifications to convince:

  • Several years of experience in the development of Java-based web applications or services, ideally based on a course of study or training in computer science
  • High knowledge of Java and Java Web technologies, ideally Spring
  • Practical experience with OOA/OOD and design patterns
  • Experience with unit and integration tests
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Experiences in the following topics ideally round off your profile:
    • NoSQL databases and message brokers, such as RabbitMQ
    • Maven, Build Automation, and Docker/Cubernetes
    • Script languages like Python, PHP and Shell
  • Passion, curiosity and willingness to familiarize oneself with new tools and technologies, but also with extensive external code
  • Independent and structured way of working in an agile environment
  • Good knowledge of German and English language in spoken and written form
  • Strong communication and team skills


A company to connect:

  • The informality of a start-up combined with more than 10 years’ experience in the industry
  • A great atmosphere with loads of extras (e.g. games room, massages…)
  • A policy of everyone being on first-name terms, from interns through to the CEO
  • The ability to be flexible with working hours
  • Regular team events and company parties


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 online games in more than 75 countries. The portfolio encompasses numerous well-known game industry brands, including prized role-playing games Runes of Magic, AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe’s most successful MMO, Metin2. The action anime MMORPG SoulWorker adds to the wide-ranging collection, while popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at


* No matter what gender, we’ re on the lookout for people with drive and talent.

Contact Person

Thomas Mayer

HR Generalist

Albert-Nestler-Straße 8

76131 Karlsruhe

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+49 721 354 808 244

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