Software Engineer (Backend PHP)

Software Development
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GOG.com seeks talented PHP Engineers to join one of our three teams:

  • 1. Architects, developing core services used by all our projects like: Push Notifications, CDN, Images Service, Cloud Saves, Shared Session and in-house analytics system.
  • 2. GOG Galaxy, developing server side software that powers many GOG Galaxy functionalities, including: a centralized account system, matchmaking for multiplayer, backend for achievements and leaderboards, as well as game installs and updates.
  • 3. WEB, developing and maintaining most of the web-front features available on the GOG.com platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining highly available, scalable web services for millions of gamers around the world.
  • Working on new projects, from conception to deployment in the production environment.
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Sharing your knowledge with other team members and supporting them in solving complex challenges.
  • Staying abreast of best trends by researching new tools, as well as enhancing and further developing existing solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience in software engineering.
  • Mastery in PHP7.
  • Expertise in handling MySQL databases and query/table optimisations.
  • Strong understanding of best security practices.
  • Experience in source control systems and deployment processes (git, git-flow, CI).
  • Ability to easily communicate in English.
  • An overwhelming desire to code the best web services on the Internet.

Pluses:

  • Familiarity with Symfony in a production environment.
  • Hands-on experience with microservice architecture, projects scalability and performance tuning of web applications.
  • Knowledge of at least some of the buzzwords: Rest, OAuth2, RabbitMQ or Docker.
  • Experience with caching (Varnish, Memcache, Redis).
  • Experience with work in an agile environment.
  • Understanding of source control systems and deployment processes.
  • 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) and code samples below.

ABOUT GOG.COM
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