Senior Live Programmer

Job Locations SE-C-Uppsala
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


MachineGames is looking for a talented Senior Live Programmer to join our team.


Our studio is located in central Uppsala, Sweden which is a small and vibrant city 30 minutes north of Stockholm with a historical heritage reaching back to pre-medieval times. 


This is a permanent position starting as soon as possible. We will support your relocation and/or application for work permit if you have a non-EU passport and/or not currently residing in Sweden.


  • Define, implement and support the technical framework for our service infrastructure
  • To architect and implement features and services in Python, Java, Javascript or Go in an efficient and timely manner
  • To collaborate with programmers, designers, artists and animators in the day-to-day development of our projects
  • Actively work to improve the tools related to the player experience without requiring explicit direction


  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in designing, developing, implementing, and supporting services or tools
  • 3+ years of professional programming experience in Python, Java, JavaScript (node) or Go for building applications or
  • tool systems
  • Experience with containerization and the software ecosystems that surround their use
  • Experience with one or more configuration management tools
  • Working knowledge of persistence solutions at local and cloud scale
  • Experience with monitoring, reporting, and logging tools at local and cloud scale
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Science, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with game development
  • Programming experience in C++
  • Experience using cloud infrastructure and microservice architecture
  • Experience with AWS and containerization strongly desired
  • Experience with Unit Testing tools and continuous deploy systems
  • Experience with infrastructure as code
  • Experience as a frontend programmer working in JavaScript or TypeScript

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