Backend Developer - IT Engineering & Innovation

You will play an important role in analyzing, improving and building the backend for new processes and services in our IT Services Group.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. 

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.

Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. 

As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

Your mission

The Backend Engineer will be part of the IT Engineering & Innovation team inside ITSG Product and will play an important role in analyzing, improving and building the backend for new processes and services in the IT Service Group. 

She/he will need to be problem-solving oriented, with an excellent tech background. 

We need a team-player with outstanding technical skills, able to communicate technical issues, and to work with autonomy, proposing cutting edge solutions to difficult problems.

What you'll do

  • Build the backend of our tools and services to automate, simplify and de-risk processes.
  • Write code for our applications using programming patterns and following industry best practice
  • Align with front-end Engineers, so seamless integration of application workflows is possible
  • Write automated tests
  • Investigate and diagnose problems, assign or carry out code and deployment fixes, and keep documents up to date.
  • Write automated tests 
  • Get together with other creative thinkers to build your understanding of players and explore what they want
  • Keep up to speed with industry trends
  • Make workflows more efficient and the systems more stable.

What you'll bring

  • +3 years’ experience developing APIs and backend applications
  • Equipped with Python development know how. Knowledge in Django is a plus. 
  • A talented programmer, up to date with programming patterns and industry best practices
  • Familiar with OpenStack internals as a System Administrator.
  • General experience managing Linux systems: Ansible knowledge is nice. Puppet skills are also welcomed.
  • Familiar with virtualisation platforms.
  • A talented programmer, up to date with programming patterns and industry best practices

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech
  • Global work experience in an agile methodology
  • International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment (over 35 nationalities that speak altogether almost 30 languages!)
  • Competitive salary and relocation packages for you and your family
  • Private health insurance and life insurance from day 1
  • Flexibility of working from home/office to stay both safe and collaborative
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Team building events, learning labs, Hackathons/Designathons 
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others
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Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions View page

Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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