Senior (node.js) Back-End Developer

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About Gameloft

Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 140 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 4,600 people worldwide. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

At Gameloft Montreal, you’ll be working with the world’s best game developers. Our studio has developed, and continues to develop, hit titles that include the Dungeon Hunter, Modern Combat and Gangstar series.


For this role you will be a part of FreshPlanet, a small gaming studio who recently joined Gameloft. FreshPlanet specialized in making high quality casual mobile games that mix social and pop culture elements. FreshPlanet is most famous for creating SongPop, the biggest music trivia game in the world with over 120 million players so far and winner of a BAFTA and Webby Award.

Job Description

As a Senior Back-End Developer, you will be the pimary back-end developer for a brand-new, very ambitious project that will begin development soon. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.

You will be working on a product that will be used by millions of gamers around the world. You will be working with cutting-edge technologies on a brand-new project, so there won’t be any legacy code to manage.


  • Coding all of the back-end logic
  • Defining the API with the front-end using GraphQL, ensuring optimal performance for a real-time game
  • Ensuring that your code is easy to understand and maintain, and can be scaled to millions of users
  • Working on a small, collaborative team of software engineers, designers and product managers in an Agile environment to understand requirements, estimate the level of effort, and plan out development tasks
  • Working for short periods of time at our office in New York


Your Skills:


  • Expertise: Node.js, Express, GraphQL
  • Interacting with SQL databases 
  • Real-time app/game technologies, such as WebSocket and GraphQL subscriptions
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Apollo Server, Mocha, TypeScript, Spanner
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, especially React, is an asset
  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient in Git, GitHub, and conducting code reviews using pull requests
  • Experience in a web environment


Your Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years working with an app or a game that has attracted at least a few hundred thousand daily active users
  • Extensive knowledge of, and experience building, highly scalable web and mobile apps
  • Proficient with cloud service providers


Additional Information

To apply, you should send us the following documents:

1. CV in English


What we offer:

  • Work From Home wherever you are located for an undetermined time due to the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Flexible working hours to suit your schedule
  • 3 weeks’ vacation for work- life-balance  
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program; because sometimes we need a helping hand
  • Social Club events with awesome prizes and giveaways
  • Mentorship program and Training Subsidies to help you strengthen your skills or learn something new
  • Relocation assistance for those who are joining our team from abroad

Why join the Gameloft universe?

  • Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience, within a company that is constantly growing!
  • Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
  • Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
  • Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

We can’t wait to find our next great talent!

  • Please submit your CV, cover letter or portfolio (if applicable)
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted and your CV will be saved in our files for a period of 6 months.

Gameloft Toronto is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our work environment. Gameloft Toronto welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Gameloft is looking to hire a Senior (node.js) Back-End Developer at their Toronto, ON, Canada location. Job contains the tags Temp, Senior, English and Unity.
Job discovered on 10/12/2021