Lead Web Developer - Frontend & Backend wanted for Studio

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Job Reference: BBBH2911
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games Programming
Location: Switzerland
Salary: Competitive Rate

Lead Web Developer – Frontend and Backend

  • Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are one of the most successful game developers in Europe, with offices in Zürich and Erlangen, Germany. It is well known since many years for its “Simulator” series, a worldwide best-selling game and real-time simulation.

Job Description

To strengthen our development team, we are looking for a

Lead Web Developer – Frontend and Backend
based either in Zürich or Erlangen.
Directly reporting to the company’s COO, you will have to build and manage a small web/it development team, based in Erlangen, while still actively programming.
If you are looking for a position in our Zürich offices, strong remote communication skills (skype chat and calls, emails, intranet communication etc.) are required. You can also expect to travel at least once every two months to Erlangen.
The mission of your team will be to further develop, improve and maintain our front- and backend systems: External websites, intranet, tools for the support team, HR and internal communication applications, including the maintenance of our current IT infrastructure.


What qualification and skills do we expect from you?
You should be a software engineer (Master’s degree or equivalent) with strong IT knowledge in general.
Significant experience as a senior web developer, mastering web technologies (PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML)
In-Depth experience in programming /administration of databases (MySQL)
Very good communications skills, fluent English.

What would be a plus?
Having already managed a small Web/IT team.
Mastering other programming languages (C, C++, C#, Java)
Other spoken languages, to better integrate into a quite international
environment (German is a big plus, French would also be a plus)
Experience with Linux environment administration.
Adobe programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

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