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Software Developer - Client Technology

Client Technology · Lisbon, Portugal




Miniclip is looking for a Software Developer to hire in our Lisbon (Portugal) Games Development Studio.

This is an exciting opportunity to integrate the agile, highly effective, and skilled Technology team. You will be developing cutting edge tools that directly impact how games (played by tens of millions of users) are built.




Your primary responsibilities will include:


  • Design, implement, document and maintain in-house various tools and libraries that have a major impact in our game development process.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the technology and product teams, and have a say in how to best shape the future of our tech.
  • Work in a versatile area supporting a wide range of mobile technologies - iOS, Android and Unity development.
  • Contribute to the team with high-quality, reliable, testable, and efficient code.
  • Continuously learn and challenge your own skill set.


Skills & Experience


We’re looking for a social, hard-working person who embraces teamwork and is passionate and dedicated about his/her work.

The ideal candidate will have the following profile:


  • 3+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with Python, and ideally C++.
  • Experience in developing reliable APIs used by multiple projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive attitude.
  • Be passionate about engineering and writing well-designed code.
  • Proficiency using Git.
  • Excellent communication skills.


The following skills are desirable but not essential (if you have them, don’t forget to mention them):


  • Experience in game development.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins.
  • Knowledge of C#, Objective-C, Java.
  • Experience with iOS Xcode projects.
  • Experience with Android gradle projects.
  • Experience with TDD.
  • Experience with AWS.




To apply please submit your CV with your cover letter explaining why you want to be part of our team.


Additional Information


You will be working in our fashionable, open plan studio in Tagus Park (Oeiras, Portugal) with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with regular team building and social events (virtually, currently). We understand that being tied to a desk all day is not fun and that’s why there is a games area and fridge with complimentary drinks and fruit for all staff.


About Miniclip


Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.