About the Company:  

Chimera Entertainment is a creative and independent development studio for digital entertainment software in the heart of the beautiful city of Munich. In addition to developing our IPs, we implement work for hire, from conception to completion. Gameplay and creative imagination are always in the foreground, and we promote teamwork and talent. Thanks to more than 15 years of expertise in the field of mobile gaming and cross-platform development as well as our award-winning portfolio of top titles such as “Angry Birds Epic” and “Angry Birds Evolution”, we are one of Germany’s leading game developers.

As a successful and ambitious company since 2006, Chimera Entertainment is working on state-of-the-art projects with high-profile partners, which offers a dynamic, challenging, and ultimately rewarding experience. Our values and culture are defined by a healthy team spirit, a sustainable work environment, a passion for games, and the collaborative ambition to strive for excellence in an ever-changing industry, where our development studio is constantly striving to reach the next level.
And with you, we want to expand our success within the coolest industry in the world!

As a Lead Backend Developer (f/m/d), you will create high-quality, visually appealing games within an experienced, international team.

Your Role:

  • Good knowledge of C# and other OOP languages
  • Good experience with RESTful APIs
  • Good knowledge of relational (MySQL) + non-relational (DynamoDB) databases
  • Basic query optimization
  • Good knowledge of version control (Git, SVN)
  • Willing to continuously learn and practice clean coding
  • Good communication skills (English)
  • Good knowledge of testing frameworks (NSubstitute)
  • 5 years experience as a backend developer
  • Team leading and leadership skills
  • You are an example for the team and can support less experienced programmers
  • Interested in knowledge sharing

Who we’re looking for:

  • At least 3 years of experience in the field of Game Design
  • Strong understanding of game mechanics, systems, and game balance.
  • Good understanding of F2P mechanisms and concepts (eg. player conversion & retention)
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills in English
  • Ability to understand detailed requirements and translate them into design solutions
  • Self-directed and reliable working style

What's in for You?

  • Flat hierarchy in a friendly atmosphere in a flexible working environment
  • A creative, casual, and international workplace right in the heart of Munich
  • Public Transport compensation in Munich (German Ticket)
  • Remote work is possible (We have hubs in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Poland, Finland, and Romania :) )
  • Relocation support
  • Lunchbudget (up to 50 €/month)
  • German Language course (we cover costs up to 75%)
  • Company pension plan, graded according to the length of employment
  • Professional health coaching with a Sports Scientist & Medical Training Therapist (OLAO HEALTH) - digital and live
  • A well-stocked library with books, games, and games consoles
  • Free coffee, drinks, and fruits onsite
  • Regular team & company events like a summer party, Oktoberfest, and Movie and Gaming Nights
  • And a lot of fun :-)

We are looking forward to hearing from you!