Senior Web Developer – Frontend and Backend

  • GIANTS Software GmbH
  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • 13/03/2018
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Job Description

GIANTS Software is 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 “Farming Simulator” series, a worldwide best-selling game and real-time simulation.

Job Description

To strengthen our development team, we are looking for a Senior 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)

Additional Information

What do we offer? 

At GIANTS, you will be working in an exciting and fast moving environment in the games industry. 

We offer flexible working hours and an attractive compensation, plus multiple perspectives for evolution in our young, successful and growing company.

We care about the wellbeing of our employees by providing free drinks, fruits, cakes, coffee as well as organising regular team building events and entertainment activities.