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Playrion - A Paradox Studio (logo)
Playrion - A Paradox Studio
40/42 rue Barbes
92120 Montrouge

Date : 22.07.2022
Reference : AFJV-EDEV472-23470

Playrion - A Paradox Studio

Born and based in Paris, Playrion has existed since 2010 and has ever since employed talented progressive individuals aiming to make our games the best possible experience for our players. We pride ourselves on our mobile strategy game played in real-time, Airlines Manager, which counts a community of 10+ million individual players today. We work very hard on maintaining our company values and transferring them to our players : we are passionate, expressive and human and always centralize the needs of our community. Becoming a part of the Paradox Interactive Group in 2020 made our company and projects visible on an even larger scale and offered the Paradox PC and console players an opportunity to dip into the mobile market with the same experience of challenging deep strategic games offering an endless experience. Our offices are located in the south of Paris and we count 30+ employees working on different projects.

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Playrion recrutement

Développeur(se) Web Expérimenté(e)

Permanent contract Paris (92)

Position Duties

As part of the live ops development of Airlines Manager, Playrion is looking for a senior backend programmer in order to propose a fluid experience to our hundred of thousands of monthly players.

The role will consist of programming new features for Airlines manager, as well as optimizing and maintaining the existing codebase. You will act as a technical referent in order to solve complex problems with a constant concern for quality, optimization and technical performance.

In this role you will work with the mobile programmers and the game designers to ensure technical consistency between the mobile and the backend, while remaining in line with the game's objectives. You are able to propose robust and reliable architecture solutions in line with the project's design and monetization objectives. You will be able to join a team of extremely talented developers, with a friendly atmosphere, in which you will be able to fully express your talents as a programmer, improve yourself and help others to progress.

This position may evolve as the future lead programmer of the backend team.

Candidate Profile

You have been practicing backend development for at least 4 years. Previous work experience in the video game industry is a plus, but strong programming and architecture skills may be sufficient.
  • You master SQL and database architecture design.
  • You have a very good knowledge of PHP / Symfony.
  • You have great knowledge on sysadmin and/or AWS services.
  • You are autonomous and able to write and maintain a readable and high quality code.
  • You know how to look at your work critically, in order to identify which elements are good and which can be improved.
  • You are not afraid of legacy code and are ready to refactor and to improve it when needed.
  • You are a citizen of the European Union.

What will make you stand out :
  • Expertise in AWS related topics.
  • Mastery of PostgreSQL and optimization problems.
  • You have a past experience or a strong appeal for leadership.
  • You know about hexagonal architecture and how to refactor legacy code in order to implement it.
  • Knowledge of Google Play & Apple App Store APIs.

Additional Information

You will be working in a fast growing company. Everything is done to make sure that every member of Playrion is happy to come and work here. As Playrion is a Paradox studio, you will also get all Paradox advantages, such as profit sharing or access to all Paradox games for free. To summarize, you will benefit from the advantages of a human-sized company while enjoying the benefits of a large international group.


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To: Julien Keith
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