Java Server Developer
Playfish ASStrandvegen 106
Playfish Tromsø, a division of Electronic Arts Interactive, is one of the world's largest and fastest growing social games companies with a mission to change how the world plays games. We have created some of the most loved games on social and mobile platforms such as Facebook, MySpace, Google, Bebo, iPhone and Android and our games are played by millions of people worldwide every day. We provide a unique environment for learning, development and shaping the future of computer games and internet service and we're looking for high energy, intelligent and highly motivated individuals with a just-do-it attitude to join us.
Java Server Developer
We are looking for an experienced Java Server Developer to grow our server team in Tromsø. The right person will join our development team in Tromsø, Norway to help us develop and scale our Social Games on facebook to our existing audience of over 35 million monthly users. You will be joining a team of passionate technical and creative people looking to revolutionise the gaming world by taking social games and experience to the next level.
What you might do on a typical day at Playfish:
Create a new game feature that will go live and be used by millions of players within a week
Contribute your ideas to a new game prototype in development, whilst learning from some of the world's best game designers
Locate and solve a tricky memory issue occurring in hundreds of JVMs
Design a new service & corresponding service contract to minimize remote communications
Debate over coffee with your colleagues the most optimal approach to solving that complex game simulation algorithm you are working on
Work with new technologies and in cloud environments (EC2, EBS, S3, Cloudfront, SQS, SimpleDB)
Push the boundaries for horizontally scaling server applications. For example Restaurant City serving more than 45 million HTTP requests per hour
We are looking for:
Experience developing large or complex server systems in Java, with or without application servers
Strong object-oriented design skills and passion for agile test-driven development and continuous integration
Good understanding of RDBMSes, SQL, and Unix-like systems
Interest in (or knowledge of!) cutting-edge technologies and techniques such as AWS, non-RDBMS data stores, SOA, messaging / EDA, REST
Computer science or related degree or equivalent experience
Whats in it for you?
Work in the forefront of the fast paced mobile and social gaming industry
Fit naturally within a talented team of like minded engineers and artists from across the world looking to build and strengthen their skills for every new product
Enjoy some of the most beautiful nature on the planet, with deep fjords and majestic mountains only minutes away from the office
EA/Playfish offers strong benefits across the board ranging from pension, insurance and gym sponsorship to free games of your choice
We will assist you finding accommodation.
Salary depending on education and experience:400 -550 000 NOK
If you think this position would suit you. Please send us your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org today!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Type stilling: Dagtid, Deltid, Heltid
Antall stillinger: 1
Lønn: etter avtale
Siste publiseringsdato: 17.07.2011
Stilling ledig fra: 03.06.2011
Søknad sendes: Strandvegen 106 9006 TROMSØ