Software Engineer (C++)

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Are you passionate about gaming and tired of crunch? We are currently in need of a Software Engineer to join our team. This is a highly collaborative role where you will be part of our server team partnering closely with QA, Python- and C++ programmers. We have been working with a live game for years and know how to do it with a sustainable work-life balance. One of our challenges for this year is to scale our game servers to fit an even larger player base. We are already supporting over 500 000 monthly active users and are looking to increase that number substantially. Sounds like a challenge you want to take on? Keep reading!

As Software Engineer at Star Stable:

You will be part of our server team, who works with the aim to scale and maintain our game server to be fit for a larger player base. We are a passionate and diverse team who love to solve our problems together and often pair-program and have a knowledge sharing culture and feedback in form of design and code reviews on a regular basis.   

Our stack includes  C++, Python, Docker, Perforce, AWS, Git and Jenkins.

Who are you?

We think you care about high-quality code and have experience from working closely with other engineers to ensure systems are designed for reliability. It’s great if you have worked with network programming and have experience in shipping multiplayer games. You know how to implement game servers using microservices and have worked with iterative software development and incremental deliveries.

We think you enjoy being part of a team, sharing knowledge, and if you have a dream of mentoring you’ve come to the right place!

Tech:

  • Fluent in C++
  • Experience from Game development
  • Experience of developing for multiple platforms ( MacOS, iOS, Linux and Windows.)
  • Knowledge of relational databases is a plus

About Star Stable:

We are a passionate and happy bunch of 150+ creative brains from 20 different countries, dedicated to creating immersive and inspiring experiences for a global audience of girls. Founded in 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden, we are the makers of the popular adventure game Star Stable – the currently #1 ranked and fastest-growing horse game in the world.

Over the years we have extended our product line to music, publishing and several apps, continuously working to improve, grow and fulfill what’s at the heart of our mission – to inspire, to celebrate the power of sisterhood and to have a meaningful global impact, transforming the gaming industry into a more open-minded and inclusive environment.


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About Star Stable Entertainment

Star Stable Entertainment is the home of the #1 fastest-growing horse adventure game in the world - Star Stable Online. With over 21 million registered users, across 180 countries, and supported in 14 languages we are proud to provide an expanding gaming and entertainment platform that fosters social connections, adventures, and creativity for an underserved community of gamers.

Founded in 2011, Star Stable Entertainment has grown to become a multi-channel entertainment company; the home of an independent record label, short-form animations, book series, comics, and mobile apps. We are a dedicated, eclectic team of over 170 employees, hailing from 25 different countries around the globe and we remain steadfast in our mission; to inspire girls, to celebrate the power of sisterhood, and to create a more inclusive gaming environment. 

We are on an adventure to scale our unique impact in the world with several games in development across desktop/mobile, working with both internal and external development teams. And, we’re hiring and we'd love to hear from you!

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