Lead Software Engineer - Web

Software Development
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We believe that people are the foundations of what GOG.com is. We’re looking for a passionate technology leader who will take the responsibility for standards & technology stack used by 20+ rockstars divided into cross-functional product engineering teams.

We have:

  • • Growing team of 20+ rockstars divided into cross-functional (software, design, UX, agile, QA) product engineering teams.
  • • High team autonomy.
  • • Hundreds of code repositories.
  • • Worked with CD Projekt RED on their projects.
  • • Petabytes of data transferred over network every month.
  • • Thousands of servers that we run our code on.
  • • Hundreds of thousands of metrics collected.
  • • Used all the DDs you have (BDD, TDD, DDD).
  • • Divided by 0 on production.


  • Creating vision for WEB team’s technology for the upcoming years.
  • Building software solutions according to software engineering design best practices using approaches that allow incremental continuous improvement.
  • Owning team’s technology stack.
  • Establishing processes that balances tech stack standardization and team’s autonomy.
  • Project consulting in the context of technology.
  • Responsibility for the entire delivery pipeline (from dev to production environment).
  • Organising knowledge sharing.
  • Sharing your knowledge with other team members and supporting them in solving complex challenges.

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development in a senior positions.
  • Hands-on experience with microservice architecture, projects scalability and performance tuning of web applications (caching, load balancing, CDNs, database optimisations).
  • Ability to easily communicate in English.
  • An overwhelming desire to code the best web services on the Internet.


  • Strong understanding of best security practices.
  • Experience with work in an agile environment.
  • Experience with TDD, BDD, DDD, Event sourcing.
  • Passion for gaming, game services, and online communities.

What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to enter a booming industry and to influence the future of digital distribution.
  • A gamer’s paradise where you will be surrounded by games - living & breathing them!
  • A great, laid-back work atmosphere in our office based in Warsaw, Poland.
  • The chance to work in an international environment with exceptional experts.
  • A Profit Sharing Program after 6 months of work, where employees share 10 % of GOG.com's net profit (paid out once a year).
  • Access to a health care and sport activities package.
  • A relocation package for foreigners as well as assistance from our HR throughout the whole process.
  • Polish lessons should you need them.
  • Frequent social activities, free fruits, an in-house canteen, and other goodies are a standard.
  • An in-house gym, open 24/7, available exclusively for CD PROJEKT RED & GOG.com employees.
  • Free access to CD PROJEKT RED & GOG.com games.
  • A dog friendly environment - yes, you can bring your four legged friend to work.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, please submit your CV (in English) below.

GOG.com is a digital distribution platform born from a deeply rooted love for games, a “you buy it, you own it” philosophy, and utmost care about customers. Learn more about GOG.com »