Developer fullstack/backend

Technology, Analytics & Development – Stockholm

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  • Systems Administrator

    Are you an experienced and passionate systems administrator and would you like to work at a successful computer games company?...

Are you a seasoned developer that enjoy working in a variety of programming languages? Do you enjoy building visual experiences and optimizing response times? If you are a passionate gamer who would like to work on a successful computer game company, read on and learn how you can be part of the fun and talented DevOps team.

We are now looking for several developers to work with all online technologies that are used in Paradox games and surrounding platforms. You will be working with exciting technologies such as Node, Scala and Go. In this role you will make day to day key decisions and together with the rest of the team develop ground breaking features for both players and game developers.

You will be a key member in designing, building and directing the joint effort in bringing features and value to the gaming community. This also means that you will be working closely with different game developer studios and publishing staff in order to better understand how to build and integrate our services.


  • Software Architecture
  • Database Design
  • Solution Scaling & Distribution
  • Code Optimization
  • Planning, Implementation, Documentation & Delivery

Required qualifications

  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Bachelor degree or comparable professional experience
  • Comfortable with a range of programming languages and technologies. We would expect you to be able to grasp new tech quickly
  • Experience with agile development
  • Experience with designing web services for scalability and availability a big plus
  • Proficient with code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience working on and administrating linux servers will be considered an advantage
Desired skills & technologies

  • Web Development/Frontend (HTML, JS, CSS, Frameworks)
  • RESTful APIs (Scala, Go, …) and databases (SQL as well as NoSQL)
  • SDK: (C/C++ and C#)
  • Cloud Infrastructure Experience (AWS)
  • Security (e.g. OWASP)
  • Application development including build and release management
  • Network Technologies
Let us know which ones of these boxes you believe that you tick and which ones you are not yet proficient in.

We believe you are a driven and explorative individual, you don't have problems with making decisions and handling the responsibilities that comes with it. You are used to solving problems and working independently as well as in a group. Your role in a team is usually the one where you identify viable solutions, direct the work effort and drive the project forward into completion.

Practical information

Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: Senior Backend Developer
Location: This position is based in Stockholm

Please note: as Christmas holiday is upon us we will not be able to go through applications until beginning of January. Thanks for your understanding!

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.


Västgötagatan 5
118 27 Stockholm

Working at Paradox

We offer a cooperative and playful environment that is equal parts experimental and professional. It’s a great opportunity to learn, develop, and excel within the gaming industry. We are a diverse team that welcome everyone with a can-do attitude and a sense of fun. The company language is English but we have more than 25 languages (including Quenya) represented across our two offices in Stockholm and Umeå, Sweden.

At Paradox Interactive we come from many different backgrounds and all have very different experiences. Some of us came here with fresh degrees in programming or engineering, some with many years in the games industry and some with just great skills, attitude and a passion for making games. Together we make the best games we can possibly make while having great fun!

  • A big family

    Our Paradox family includes more than just employees, we have a big network of loyal fans, 25+ external development studios and long-term sales partners who contribute to our success.

  • We make our own decisions

    We control our operations and make our own decisions, and we are not dependent on outside funding or lengthy approval processes.

  • Have fun

    Our corporate culture includes hard work and dedication but also Friday After Work, a strong board game community and team activities within and outside the company.

  • Responsibility & Freedom

    Even though you’ll be responsible for your specific part of our production chain, your contribution counts and you’ll see direct results of your input in our final products. At Paradox we provide you with freedom and responsibility to meet your goals. We offer flexible work hours, an open office environment and we encourage sharing and learning from each other.

Who we are

We are PASSIONATE and care about our gamers, our products and our colleagues.

We are COMMITTED and work hard to keep our fans happy.

We are CHALLENGERS and thrive on the front lines and on our way into the unknown.

We are RESPONSIBLE, learn and improve from our mistakes. When we see a problem we don’t ask whose fault it is, but see ways we can help fix it.


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