Senior Server Engineer

Zynga Helsinki is looking for a Server Programmer to join the Helsinki Studio and to be a part of an exciting new mobile game title. The role offers an opportunity to work with a highly experienced team to create the next success story in mobile gaming. We look for a candidate who is a great cultural fit, cares about collaboration with peers and has great technical skills.


  • Plan, implement and participate in the development of the game backend
  • Implement game- and system architecture, research new technologies and adapt best practices
  • Have ownership of the game’s backend solutions
  • Oversee the game and system scalability, performance, and network infrastructure for our game backend

  • Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience
  • Programming experience in Java, C#, C++ or similar.
  • Scripting experience in Python, Bash or similar
  • Experience in Amazon AWS or other cloud service provider
  • Working experience in a live game or other service
  • Experience designing and maintaining large-scale backend web services
  • Team working experience, understanding of version management and build systems
Good to have:
  • Javascript, web development experience with React or similar
  • Familiarity with Unix
  • Experience in load testing tools, performance optimizations
  • Experience in Terraform or AWS Cloudformation
  • Experience in Unity
  • Interest in (mobile) games

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