Release Engineer Intern, Hatch Cloud Service (Espoo)

Rovio Hatch is the only fan-first cloud service for game developers. We help game developers make better games, maximize life-time value and provide locally relevant payments, ads and social networks. Rovio Hatch serves hundreds of millions of users and is one of the biggest cloud services out there.

What we’ve built is a massively scalable mobile game back-end that serves thousands of requests every second and handles terabytes of daily analytics data. There are dozens of live games relying on their assets being loaded, game states stored and ads served to our uptime. The service is operated through a cool web dashboard that allows you to see how your game is performing while making dynamic tweaks to it. To know exactly how your decisions affect gameplay you can even conduct controlled tests to a segment of users of your choice.

We are now seeking a motivated and collaborative Release Engineer, Intern to join our HATCH unit in Espoo. You would be responsible for handling validations, packaging and distribution of SDK´s for our customers. In addition you would be responsible for checking related documentation and administration web tools for the released features. This is a fixed-term contract until the end of the year.

We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap

  • Genuine interest in the games industry and passion towards game development or platform / middleware development
  • Prior knowledge of CI tools, source code management and test automation
  • Knowledge of server-client architectures
  • Knowledge from one/more programming languages (C++, C#)
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills
  • Passion to work in all parts of software development lifecycle
  • Fluent spoken and written English skills
  • Ability to keep track and proactively coordinate issues across different teams and get them resolved

It’d be cool if you had some of these skills

  • Experience in Lua and Python
  • Experience with multiple game development engines (e.g. Unity, Cocos2D-x, Marmalade, Corona)
  • Experience with social graph SDKs like Facebook, Twitter, Weibo, etc.
  • Sound knowledge of different mobile platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)
  • Practical experience working in Agile software development teams and superb team-working skills

What you get when you join our nest 

  • We offer an open, friendly, ambitious and truly international culture
  • Skilled colleagues and team-oriented working environment
  • World-class challenges and opportunities
  • Competitive benefits (cellphone, laptop, lunch, sports & culture, free gym,..) 
  • …and all the fruits you can eat!

Please note that this position will be filled as soon as suitable candidate has been found, so send your applications at the speed of a slingshot and apply already today by filling the online application form!

Applying starts: 22.05.2015
Applying ends: 14.06.2015

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