Backend Developer (JAVA/PHP/MySQL) (m/f/x)


Dorado Games is a well-established video games studio in Malta, and part of Stillfront Group Sweden – a stock market listed organization consisting of over twenty international video game studios from around the world. The company’s focus is designing, developing and marketing online strategy games for all platforms: Our global strategy hit-game “Conflict of Nations: World War 3” is at the center of our endeavors and constantly being refined and expanded across iOS, Android and PC/Steam.

Backend Developer (JAVA/PHP/MySQL) (m/f/x)

As a backend developer you will be part of our interdisciplinary team, developing and adding to our new line-up of online games, starting with CONFLICT OF NATIONS: WORLD WAR 3 ( and other unannounced titles.

Workwise you can expect a professional environment utilizing a blend of proven and new technologies with our game’s backend system being based on a self-built Java game engine, together with a LEMP stack, that we constantly extend and improve. Servers run on a distributed architecture in the Google Cloud.


• Developing the backend for new game features and properly integrating them with the frontend
• Writing and maintaining fast code, adhering to international standards
• Writing and maintaining detailed technical design and software documentation
• Collaborating closely with all departments and key members to create and deliver an exceptional and involving online game play experience
• Creating & maintaining the detailed technical documentation and planning of new features

  • Excellent server-side Java, PHP frameworks and MySQL programming skills (please provide references of relevant projects)
  • Ability to produce fast, well documented and easily extendable code (please provide samples)
  • Experience in shipping, releasing or live developing on at least one commercial product or game
  • Ability to articulate and document technical designs clearly and analytically
  • Ability to communicate effectively and objectively in English

Desirable Skills
  • Passion for videogames
  • Knowledge of multiplayer/PvP/online game development practices
  • Familiarity with agile software development and scrum-based working environments
  • Optional: Frontend development experience with HTML5/CSS/JS.

Employment Details
  • Full-time and on-site post COVID-19, remote / home office possible
  • Indefinite contract, 4-day work week
  • Private health insurance
  • Health fund and home office equipment
  • Starting date as soon as possible

Join our Team!

We are here to keep rocking the games market with new quality titles – and our team is the foundation for our success. If you tick most of the above boxes, and feel like working in a sunny and creative environment in the Mediterranean surrounded by people who are passionate about their creation, then send us your English application under: