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Joboffer dated from 04/18/2019

Big Data Engineer*




76131 Karlsruhe


Company data

Albert-Nestler-Straße 8

76131   Karlsruhe

Job description

Gameforge's Business Intelligence department integrates the data from all games and central services such as the payment platform and web tracking into a central database that is used for analyses, reporting and CRM measures and operates all the necessary services.


Tasks to inspire:

  • Conception, planning and development of Big Data solutions to answer a wide range of questions from specialist departments and product teams
  • Analysis and optimization of existing solutions and adaptation to changing requirements


Qualifications to convince:

  • Knowledge of messaging systems such as Kafka or RabbitMQ and various SQL and NoSQL databases as well as their application areas
  • Experience with data integration from various sources
  • Practical experience with one or more programming languages such as Java, Python, Scala, PHP or JavaScript as well as various big data tools such as Map-Reduce, Hive or similar
  • Knowledge in the structure and optimization of complex data flows, data models and architectures for data processing
  • Practical experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure or similar
  • 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
  • Knowledge of spoken and written English, knowledge of German is an advantage
  • 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 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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