Junior Software Engineer


About us

We are looking for a passionate Backend Developer who is excited to architect and implement technology, tools and infrastructure that empower Good Job Games!

We were founded in 2017 with the motivation to reach people globally by giving them unique and unforgettable experiences with disruptive products. Our games have reached over 3.5 billion people. This could only be done by gathering exceptional talent and creating a culture to enhance team spirit and creativity. We are looking for passionate teammates to join our team!


What you'll be doing

In this role, you will conceptualize and build external shared game services which are distributed, highly available, have high throughput and low latency. You will also build internal services and tools that support game operations, state of the art data analysis, business intelligence and automation at scale, empowering various teams at Good Job Games. We collaborate to bring out the best in each other. You will join with the hard working engineers on critical systems and you’ll have an opportunity to both learn, teach and grow yourself.


Why it matters

External game services help to maintain a dedicated player community through promotions, in-game events, keeping players entertained, unlocking new player retention strategies, and generating recurring revenue streams. Internal services and tools help all teams at Good Job Games make critical business decisions and operate different products and games. You’ll be in the driving seat and you’ll help build one of the best universal entertainment titles for Good Job Games and bring fun to billions of people worldwide.


Minimum skills and experiences

  • B.S. or higher preferably in Computer Science, Math or Physics (or equivalent work experience)
  • Understanding distributed, highly scalable, low latency, fault tolerant backend architecture fundamentals
  • Knowledge of the Go programming language at an entry-level, including experience with basic Go syntax and concepts such as goroutines and channels
  • Strong engineering, design and architecture skills
  • Experience with software engineering best practices


Desired skills and experiences

  • Familiarity with cloud systems such as AWS
  • Familiarity with NoSQL and in-memory databases like DynamoDB, Redis
  • Familiarity with container orchestration technologies like EKS, ECS, Nomad
  • Familiarity with DevOps and CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Github Actions
  • Familiarity with infrastructure-as-code technologies like CDK, Terraform, Pulumi


What makes our team so unique

  • Feedback and transparency are at the heart of everything we do
  • Exceptional and passionate people/team members
  • Every idea counts
  • Never-ending learning
  • We never stop asking the questions “why” and “how”



  • Stock-option
  • Team events and trips
  • Great food
  • On-site gym
  • Full health benefits
  • Compensation for paid military service
  • Good Job Games Coin Program that lets you have unforgettable experiences (e.g. Going on a cruise trip to Norway or seeing the Northern Lights)


This is an on-site role in Istanbul, Sarıyer. Unfortunately, we do not offer a fully-remote working option.

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