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 a dynamic and inspiring entertainment company driven by passion and innovation. With 600,000 monthly active users, our game Star Stable Online is one of the most popular MMOs in the world and one of the few online games targeted towards girls.

Since starting out in 2011, we’ve expanded constantly, branching out into apps, music, publishing, and most recently animation, always mindful of our mission to make the industry more open-minded and inclusive.

The future at Star Stable Entertainment is looking exciting with multiple new projects in the pipeline. Do you share our values and passion for creating unique experiences? We’d love to hear from you!

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