Backend Developer / DevOps Engineer

Build game-facing APIs and underlying systems to support the online features of our AAA, next-gen , 3rd Person Co-Op Shooter!
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Our Backend team mainly focuses on features, integrations, scalability and security for our platform to support our next-gen, AAA, 3rd Person Co-Op Shooter game. The team currently consists of two happy coders with a wide skillset. We are taking our game development to the next level and we are looking for an experienced developer to join the team! 

Your contribution

As a Backend Developer / DevOps Engineer your main tasks and responsibilities are: 

  • Implement online features for our next flagship, AAA game;
  • Set up and configure third party applications and databases to facilitate a high volume multiplayer project;
  • Develop and maintain both stateful and stateless web applications, currently written in C# (.NET core);
  • Support our devs with the integration of new backend features;
  • Create web applications backed by databases such as MS-SQL, or similar.

Our requirements

We’re looking for a Backend Developer / DevOps Engineer to join our kickass team! Do you recognize yourself in the following requirements?:

  • Experience in the video game development or -publishing industry, in particular as a developer working on the server-stack of multiplayer games; 
  • Experience with Backend / API Development in C# or Java;
  • Experience with database technology and maintenance of technologies such as SQL, Key-Value databases, Message Queuing, etc;
  • Experience with micro services architecture;
  • Experience with hosting platforms such as Azure, AWS (Amazon Web Services) or GCP (Google Cloud Platform). 

Bonus qualifications

  • Going full stack you will need C++ skills for integrating online features directly in the game;
  • Experience with HTML, Javascript/TypeScript and CSS.

Our project 

We are working on a 3rd person shooter featuring next-gen graphics, innovative co-op and agency for the community to alter the course of the game. This AAA game will share the satirical humor that fans of our previous games know and love.

Practical information

Scope: Full-time, 40 hours per week. We offer a permanent position and relocation aid for the right candidate. 

Location: Stockholm

If you think that this position matches your background and skills, we would love to hear from you. We ask that your application always include relevant work samples or a link to your portfolio.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Hammarby kaj 10d
120 32 Stockholm Directions +46 702-83 00 33 View page

Perks & Benefits

At Arrowhead we aim to give people a high level of freedom with emphasis on autonomy. Everyone receives generous perks, such as 30 days paid vacation, several health benefits, insurances, and company savings for your retirement fund.

We also have recurring company outings and events such as movie nights, game competitions and activities like paintball.

  • Flexibility and generous vacation

    You have the freedom to plan your workday according to your preferences, keeping in mind that between 10:00-12:00 and 13:00-15:00 you are available for (team) meetings.
    You are also entitled to six weeks paid vacation each year.

  • Pension fund and insurances

    You can feel safe with a full life- and occupational injury insurance as well as guaranteed quick access to health specialists. An additional monthly saving is added to your retirement fund.

  • Health & wellness

    Massage at the office every other week,
    a weekly wellness activity hour and yearly wellness allowance. Once a year we also offer health care checkups with the possibility to track your changes and progress.

Working at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is primarily interested in long term jobs and employment. We are not a project-based studio and prefer to have full-time employees. We feel that this contributes to a better work environment, a feeling of stability and builds stronger internal relationships.

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