Backend developer to work with mobile games!

Do you have an interest in game development and a solid knowledge in Java? We are looking for an enthusiastic backend developer who has a passion for making games for our client Kuuasema. You could be a fresh graduate with impressive skills or an established developer with a good track record of previous work. If you got interested, please apply already today, since the position will be filled as soon as we find the right person.


Academic Work is looking for a backend developer to our client Kuuasema.

This job is a staffing position, which means that you will be employed by Academic Work and work as a consultant at Kuuasema.


In this position, you will work as a part of a game team developing backend solutions and other related tools for mobile games. Your responsibilities include design, implementation and documentation of new features, services and tools. Additionally, your tasks contain communication with other developers and project stakeholders to determine the requirements and managing live operations of existing games.

This position suits you who are passionate about making games and eager to gain more knowledge in this field. This position provides you a great opportunity to work in the rapidly changing game industry.


Our ideal candidate could be a recent graduate who likes to develop games also in free time or someone who already has working experience in the field of programming. We expect you to have knowledge in Java for example through school, work or your own projects/hobbies. The person we are looking for has a passion for game development and gaming industry and is motivated to learn more. We require good written and verbal communication skills in English

Apply for this position if you have:

  • Relevant academic background
  • Knowledge in Java
  • Interest in game development and gaming industry
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

Earlier experience in test automation, continuous integration or front end development is seen as a great asset. It is also seen as an advantage if you have knowledge of C# and/or Unity. Moreover it is beneficial if you have knowledge of Finnish language.

Please provide us some of your work samples or GitHub profile when applying for this position.

Start: As soon as possible

Working hours: Full-time

Employment period: 31.12.2017

Location: Helsinki

Salary: According to contract

Published: 03.01.2017

In this position you will be employed by Academic Work and we take care of all the legal responsibilities of an employer such as salary payments, insurances and health care. It is important for us that you feel well and perform in your job. Your consultant manager will be in regular contact with you during the assignment and guides you on your career. Academic Work is an authorized staffing and recruitment agency and our employees are extremely satisfied, something that we are very proud of. We are here to help you succeed!


To apply for the job click on “Apply here” below. Remember to attach your CV into your application! We only handle applications through our website but if you have questions about the position you can reach us via email in Please write the advert ID in the subject and paste the advert link in the mail. We are ongoing screening and contacting candidates so make sure to send your application as soon as possible. Please notice that the advert can be removed before eventual last dates on our external advertising pages. When the advert is being removed it’s either due to that the processes is finished or because we have many qualified applications and are continuing in the selection/interview phase.

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When employed at Academic Work you will have your own dedicated Consultant Manager, who’s role is to answer your questions, support your career development and ensure you enjoy your place of work.


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