Cloud Engineering & Security

Lisbon, Portugal




Miniclip is looking for an experienced Software Developer to join our Cloud Engineering Team to be hired in our Lisbon (PT) Office. We are looking for someone who will help design, develop and integrate solutions using automation, scm, infrastructure as code and APIs in cloud environments. This is a full-time, permanent position, please apply only if you have the right to work in Portugal.




Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Planning, Design, Develop, Test and Deploy critical applications that will be used on a multi-cloud provider over multiple accounts.
  • Design, Implement and Test CI/CD pipelines taking into account industry best practices.
  • Maintain the application lifecycle, answering new requirements from external teams.
  • Take ownership of the application infrastructure, using Infrastructure as Code tools.
  • Regularly reviewing existing systems and making recommendations for improvements.


Skills & Experience


We’re 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 will be strongly skilled in the following:


  • 5+ years’ experience developing in one of the following Languages: Python / Ruby.
  • 3+ years’ experience in using AWS services, such as EC2, Lambda, Step Functions, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, API Gateway.
  • Application Lifecycle Management.
  • Experience of building, documenting, and supporting robust RESTful APIs.
  • Solid understanding of Terraform for orchestration of cloud-based solutions.
  • Working experience with GIT and GIT workflow.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve them before they affect business productivity. 


Desirable Skills:


  • Experience on a DevOps or Performance or SRE team.
  • AWS certifications are a plus.
  • Knowledge of Erlang or other functional programing languages.
  • Knowledge of Consul or similar configuration systems.
  • Knowledge of Chef automation and orchestration.
  • Knowledge of other AWS services, such as ElastiCache, ElastiSearch, EMR, RDS, VPC.
  • Knowledge of Network protocols (7-layer OSI model from Network layer to Aplication layer).
  • Knowledge of Linux System Administration and OS tuning.


To apply please send your CV in English, with a covering letter explaining why you want to apply.


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 is 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.




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