PHP Game Developer - Elvenar
Our agile cross-functional team is searching for a Software Developer who will implement features, improve workflow tools, optimize the performance and most importantly, share the passion for our games! Bring your knowledge of software engineering principles and pragmatic way of finding solutions to provide the best user experience for our players, working within the PHP codebase.
- Contribute to the continuous development and improvement of one of our keystone games
- Be part of the whole feature development lifecycle with a commitment to quality results
- Develop and optimize the PHP backend to implement solid, tested game logic
- Refactor, optimize and improve the existing codebase for maintenance and scale
- Collaborate with Game Designers and Artists to realize new game mechanics for our browser and mobile apps
- Solution-oriented and efficient style of work
- Several years of experience with PHP and OOP
- Advanced knowledge of relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL) and writing efficient queries that scale with many thousands of users
- Working experience with MVC frameworks
- Well-versed in design patterns and software architecture
- Experienced with writing automation tests (unit, functional, integration tests)
- Team player and a good communicator with fluent English language skills
- Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or a comparable education
- A proactive and motivated individual with a willingness to learn
- Passion for online strategy games and knowledge of relevant game mechanics
Why join us?
- Be part of a great international team in a healthy and stable growing company
- Choose your preferred device (Linux, Mac or even Windows) to set-up your favorite workplace
- We actively support your further development and give you all needed resources to evaluate new technologies and participate in open source communities
- We provide additional training budget to spend on attending conferences, taking hard skill courses or improve your soft skills as well as purchasing books
- Our career model is set up equally for an expert in a technical career or a management path
- Use opportunities to make your code open source and show your achievements at international conferences
- We offer competitive compensation with benefits like relocation support, company gym, smartphone or tablet, company bikes, rooftop terrace with BBQ and much more
Excited to start your journey with InnoGames and join our dynamic team as a Software Developer? We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV, and references) as well as your salary expectations and earliest possible start date through our online application form. Maximilian Kaeding would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
InnoGames is Germany’s leading developer and publisher of mobile and online games. The company based in Hamburg is best known for Forge of Empires, Elvenar and Tribal Wars. InnoGames’ first mobile title Warlords of Aternum is a fantasy turn-based strategy game. InnoGames’ complete portfolio encompasses seven live games and several mobile titles in production.
Born as a hobby, InnoGames today has a team of 400 employees from more than 30 nations who share the passion of creating unique games that players across the globe enjoy for years. In order to further expand our success and to realize new projects, we are constantly looking for young talents, experienced professionals, and creative thinkers.