Lead Backend Engineer (f/m/d)


YAGER Development
March 22, 2019
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As a Lead Backend Engineer at YAGER you will work on The Cycle (www.thecycle.game), an awesome and exciting match-based FPS with an international team of highly experienced and talented developers that are passionate about their work.


  • Design, implement and maintain our online services
  • Build a robust framework for future products
  • Collaborate with DevOps and game teams in order to improve group productivity and integrate the services with infrastructure and game design
  • Collaborate with 3rd party partners to integrate with and enhance the features of our online services
  • Mentor your team members to drive technical excellence
  • Investigate technical issues impacting the game during development and live service
  • Engage with leads and producers to establish engine related missions and schedules
  • Write and maintain software system documentation


  • 5+ years experience as Backend Engineer and hands on experience with live service, preferably on multiple titles
  • Excellent C++ and C# skills
  • Distributed systems experience
  • Microservices architecture (Docker, orchestration)
  • Networking experience in TCP / IP
  • Messaging middleware experience (RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Experience designing HTTP REST APIs
  • Linux development experience
  • Relational database development experience (e.g., MySQL, Postgres)
  • Passionate about videogames

Desirable skills

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Scripting languages experience (e.g., Python)
  • Functional languages (e.g. Scala)
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies (Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, etc.)

Employment details

  • Full-time and on-site
  • Status: employment
  • Start: asap



We support you all the way

Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance

Occupational pension scheme


We care about your well-being

Flexible working hours

Fresh fruit and vegetables every day

Hot and cold beverages of your choice

In-house massage


We encourage continuous learning

Extensive games/books library

Dedicated Talent Development Manager

Participation at various game conferences


We know how to have fun

A variety of exciting Team Events

Summer and Christmas Party

Beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings


Join our Team!

If this sounds like you, and you love to work in a creative environment with people passionate about their work, please send us your application using your online form:



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