Backend Programmer

Reference: 1376 - Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain

We’re looking for Backend Programmer to join our team in Madrid, Spain.

As a Backend Programmer, you will help the programming team to build and maintain the network related and backend side of our games.

You’ll be involved in database design and development as well as in all aspects of client/server architecture programming.

You will aid the production of our titles by ensuring that all services and features operate in the desired levels of performance and sustainability.

Teamwork will be an essential part of your daily work, as you will have to carry out your work together with other talented and highly proficient experts in this area.

Saber Interactive is one of the world’s leading independent developers of interactive games and entertainment, with an unrivaled ability to deliver on a wide range of concepts. Founded in 2001, Saber has grown into one of the largest and longest-standing developers of interactive games and one of the few remaining independent game studios producing AAA content.

No matter the genre, platform, or property, we bring AAA skill sets, cutting-edge technologies, and uncompromising inventiveness to everything we do. Our goal is to focus on extremely high-quality experiences that rival the best in the industry.

Our teams work, among other titles, on Quake Champions and developed and published NBA Playgrounds for all major consoles and PC.

Along with your resume, please submit code and application samples, which highlight your expertise in the required areas, especially in regards to database development, network communication and their implementation in game engines such as Unreal Engine 4.


  • Optimization of game and engine subsystems in terms of network, network communication and multiplayer mechanics for PC and consoles
  • Implementation of server components for multiplayer games developed together with the in-house server development team
  • Design and implementation of databases and data mining algorithm supporting the work of the other departments

Required Skills

  • Experience with Scripts Languages (like Python, Lua, Ruby),.Net Framework: ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, and C/C++
  • Database experience (Relational and/or NoSQL)
  • Experience in HTTP protocol, REST services.
  • Experience with building production deployment pipelines and configuration system
  • Prior use of Azure, AWS and similar services in production system


  • Experience working on multi-threaded applications
  • Experience with web programming environment (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Experience working in scrum/agile teams
  • Strong communications skills


  • Opportunity to work with a great international team of professionals on the next generation of AAA titles
  • Salary based on experience
  • Permanent, full-time contract
  • A good and young work environment
  • Flexible working hours