Junior Software Engineer (Backend PHP)

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GOG.com seeks talented Junior Software Engineers to join one of our cross-functional product squads responsible for developing core services for the GOG ecosystem. Work hand in hand with our sister company, CD PROJEKT RED and other AAA game developers on delivering best online gaming experiences that reach millions of gamers.

Responsibilites

  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • 1+ years’ experience in software engineering.
  • Competent in PHP7.
  • Competent in handling MySQL databases and query/table optimisations.
  • Awareness of the most popular attack vectors on web applications.
  • 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 sports 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.

Please be informed that we reserve the right to contact only selected applicants. The hired individual will need to work in-house, in our office based in Warsaw, Poland.

Information on the processing of your personal data

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If you think that you are the one, please submit your CV (in English) and code samples here: