Lead Backend Engineer

Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark · Backend Engineering



We’re SYBO Games, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and we're best known for being the developers of the most downloaded mobile game of all time, Subway Surfers, which at last count has over 1.5 billion downloads worldwide with tens of millions of people playing the game daily. While these are crazy numbers, we're not stopping there!

We've got new games in the pipeline, and we’re looking for an experienced and passionate Lead Backend Engineer to help drive the efforts of our experienced team of backend engineers as we embark on these adventures.

As a Lead Backend Engineer at SYBO, you will work closely with the Technical Director of the studio in determining the overall strategy and roadmap for the server-side development on all our games. You will be leading a team of highly-skilled backend engineers, ensuring we build scalable and highly available systems that facilitate our live operations, as well as helping investigate technology and service providers that we could partner with.

As Lead Backend Engineer, you will primarily be responsible for:


We need you to be a highly skilled software engineer with proven leadership experience in a games industry context, and a strong knowledge of cloud infrastructure solutions.

We expect you to:

Additionally it would be a plus if you also:


At SYBO we build brands worthy of devotion - we are the sum of all our parts and our staff are the beating heart of everything we make and do. Our core values are: We believe in Solid Products, we work in a Synced Community, we make our Performance Matter, we are Passionate Colleagues and we do Daily High Fives!

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