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Junior Software Developer - Client Technology (Tools)

Client Technology · Lisbon, Portugal

Description

Junior Software Developer – Client Technology (Tools)

Miniclip is looking for a Junior Software Developer to hire in our Lisbon (Portugal) Games Development Studio.

Do you like to build tools that accelerate software development?

This is an exciting opportunity to integrate an agile and skilled Technology team. You will be creating cutting edge tools that support the development of our games, played by tens of millions of people.

Your role

Your primary responsibilities will be: 

  • Design and develop in-house tools to be used in our game development process.
  • Work with development teams to gather requirements and give support on your tools.
  • Give support regarding issues in our Automation Stack.
  • Be a role model in quality practices, promoting code testing and effective documentation.
  • Help shaping the future of our technology.

 

Your skills

We’re looking for a social, hard-working person who embraces teamwork and is passionate about their work.

The ideal candidate will have the following profile:

  • Good at Python scripting
  • Capable of prioritising your work with autonomy
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Eager to learn and challenge yourself.
  • (Optional) Familiar with any of C++, C# or Java
  • (Optional) Previous experience within Software Development

 

Your team 

The Client Technology team creates the foundation on top of which our client developers shape our Miniclip games.

Each team member has their own skillset, takes ownership for their work and does so with autonomy.

Nevertheless, everyone is in constant collaboration as areas intersect. We communicate a lot and help each other on a relaxed teamwork environment.

On this collaboration setup, you can expect contacting with some of the following technologies and processes.

  • iOS, Android and Unity development
  • QA and Test Automation
  • CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins
  • Build tools, such as Gradle
  • Docker
  • AWS

 

Application

To apply please submit your CV with your cover letter explaining why you want to be part of our team. 

Additional information

You will be working in our fashionable, open plan studio in Tagus Park (Oeiras, Portugal) with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with regular team building and social events (virtually, currently). We understand that being tied to a desk all day is not fun and that’s why there is a games area and fridge with complimentary drinks and fruit for all staff.

 

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 400 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms. They operate in 10 countries, with a global workforce of over 1000 people across 16 locations.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip's digital games, which also include the franchises 8 Ball Pool™, Subway Surfers™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™, Carrom Pool™, and Agar.io™ have generated more than 7 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 70 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In the past three years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager) now operating as Miniclip Netherlands, Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals), Supersonic Software Ltd., trading as Puzzling.com (the team behind the highly successful Puzzle Page and Picture Cross), and most recently Sybo (famous for Subway Surfers).

For more information, visit https://miniclip.com/