Data Engineering

Lisbon, Portugal




Do you like to work with Big Data and test new things? This is the right choice for you!


Miniclip is looking for a Java Software Developer to become a Data Engineer, in our Portuguese Games Development Studio. This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the best game companies in the world! With over 250 million game players each month, Miniclip reaches users across online, mobile, and social platforms.




Your work will include:


  • Develop state of art data processing ETL pipelines.
  • Build and maintain data warehouses, RDBM's and NoSQL databases.
  • Providing support for various data products essential for mobile games.
  • Work in agile scrum team to ensure the timely completion of the requested tasks.


Skills & Experience


We are looking for a social, hard-working person who enjoys working in a team with other people and is passionate and dedicated about his/her work.


The ideal candidate must present the following:


  • Professional Java development experience (>= 2 years).
  • Strong SQL and RDBMs knowledge.
  • Capacity to write optimised code and scalable solutions.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills, with a strong attention to details.
  • Software architecture or infrastructure design skills.
  • Good written and spoken English.


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


Knowledge or experience with cloud providers (Amazon Web Services, etc.).

Knowledge or experience with CI / CD systems.

Knowledge or experience with Linux and Unix shell scripting.

Knowledge or experience with NoSQL databases.

Knowledge or experience with Spark.




To apply please send your CV in English, with a covering letter explaining why you want to apply. Please do it through (careers/vacancies).


Additional Information 


You will be working in our fashionable, open plan studio in Lisbon 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. 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.


The Company


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.



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