Full Time: Back-End Developer Mobile Games at Paladin Studios in The Hague, NL

Are you an experienced Back-end developer who eats databases for breakfast? Do the corners of your mouth go up a little when you’re thinking about the challenges that come with live mobile multiplayer games?

Then this is the Back-end vacancy for you – please read on!


You work directly with a team of brilliant people from many different backgrounds, ranging from engineers, artists , designers, business developers and product owners.

We all have one thing in common, we all grew up with games.

They have shaped us and gave us many magic moments that we still remember.

At Paladin we aim to create those magic moment through beautiful, innovative games with a worldwide appeal.

Some of our recent games include:

Galaga Wars
Momonga Pinball Adventures
Alice in Wonderland Puzzle Golf Adventures

We believe in moving fast and experimenting a lot, and we prefer to work smart rather than working hard.

Our back-end tech stack is mainly based on Node.js (and a couple of tools written in Python and Bash), but we welcome new ideas (perhaps you want to convince us that we should be using Go or Erlang instead?)


You are an extraordinary engineer who wants to help us create the next big hit that will be played by millions of people.
You are curious, willing to learn new platforms and tools.
You are an experienced programmer with a bias towards the backend.

You excel in at least one of the following languages: PHP, Node.js, Python, C#.
You take pride on your work and unit testing is not something boring that you should skip.


Knowledge of core Computer Science concepts, such as data structures and algorithms
A strong programming background
Enthusiastic approach to solve complex problems
Ability to properly communicate and express ideas in English and/or Dutch.
Able to work 32 – 40 hours per week at our office in The Hague.
Bonus Points:
You are a gamer and have a passion for games.
Prior experience developing distributed and scalable web applications.
Experienced with Amazon Web Services.


Paladin has six core values that we’re looking for in team members:

Synergy: We combine our individual strengths to achieve our goals.
Kaizen: We make positive changes on a regular basis.
Spark: We leave a mark, providing a positive experience for everyone involved.
Wholehearted: We love the work we do, and we commit to our work.
Adventure: We go off the beaten tracks.
Autonomy: We make decisions and take responsibility for our actions.


Diverse and challenging projects
Positive, healthy work environment
Coaching and plenty of opportunities for personal development
A high degree of freedom and responsibility
Work from home on Fridays (if you want)
A stocked kitchen with healthy (and some not so healthy) foods and snacks
Competitive salary and benefits

We work in autonomous development teams of 5-10 people.

This ensures tight communications, a real sense of ownership and truly agile development.

For more information, see paladinstudios.com and [paladinstudios.com/blog}(http://www.paladinstudios.com/blog).


We create games that make people smile – be it a sweet twinkle, loud laugh, or evil grin.

Paladin is a game studio in The Hague, The Netherlands, founded in 2005.

We are a team of 30 knights.

We all grew up with games – they have shaped us and given us magic moments that we remember still.

We now strive to create games that enable those magic moments for others.

We specialize in 3D games, are experts in Unity, and love projects that push our limits.

Some of our recent projects include:

Galaga Wars
Momonga Pinball Adventures
Alice in Wonderland Puzzle Golf Adventures

We are working on several new exciting games for clients all over the world.


Source: Clevertech