Senior Backend Programmer

We are looking for a Senior Backend Programmer to join the core game development team where this person will play an important role in our small, fast-moving team building scalable, green-field, backend services in support of massively multiplayer game.


  • Design and implement new services from scratch 
  • Maintain and improve existing systems that support our games 
  • Backend development in collaboration with other teams
  • On-call support of the life game on rota


  • 5+ years of work experience in a similar role on PC or mobile titles with large userbases
  • Experience maintaining and provisioning cloud services like AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • Solid knowledge of Java or any object-oriented language 
  • Knowledge and experience of designing microservices at scale 

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Experience in Go 
  • Experience in running live multiplayer games 
  • Experience in different kinds of databases (PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis) 
  • Experience in container orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker) 
  • Experience in infrastructure as code (Terraform) 
  • Experience in setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines 
  • Experience in monitoring tools and observability (Prometheus, Grafana) 

Why should you join Redhill Games?

  • We don’t make a lot of noise about it but, Redhill Games is one of the most promising game start-ups to come out of Europe lately; it has proven leadership, an all-star development team and solid financial backing.
  • We have a great team of passionate game developers so you will not be alone!
  • We value character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other’s talent and contribution.
  • We’re all adults and have a life too. Need to work remote on occasion? Sick kid? Not a problem, we’ll figure it out.
  • We are very international – in the team we already have representatives of 23 countries!
  • We speak the same language – Yes, it’s English! Among other languages we have Finnish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese and Greek.
  • We love, play and develop games – you will always have someone to play with!
  • Our office is conveniently located downtown Helsinki, with tons of options for transportation, shops and restaurants all within reach.
  • If Finland is not your base, we will help you relocate and you will get to love the country of Moomins, Santa and coffee!
  • Last but not least – we offer competitive compensation and good benefits!

You feeling it?

Just press the little red button below to send us e-mail ( Tell us a bit about yourself and don’t forget to include your CV/LinkedIn! We would love to know more about you.