Back End Developer

Back End Developer

For our Sparkling family we are looking for an experienced and allround Backend Developer who understands  data systems and cloud infrastructure.

Who we are

Sparkling Society is a global player with multiple well known mobile games as City Island Series. Titles independently developed from idea to publication, over 180 million downloads worldwide, and a fast-growing multidisciplinary team of visionary experts.

The foundation on which we start building our games is our culture: motivated, focused and constructive. This creates the right conditions for our agile multidisciplinary teams to truly sparkle. We all have the same goal: to help our players flee from their busy lives for a minute and relax, just by picking up their mobile device.

Who we are looking for

You are curious and find challenge in finding out things independently and like to solve (complex) problems. You are a developer who likes to develop more broadly. You have knowledge of back end systems and knowledge of cloud solutions. You will be working closely together with other disciplines like Product Owners, Game Developers, Marketeers and Data on things like LiveOps, Analytics, AB Testing & Tooling. For our daily activities we use Scrum and we work in small development teams.


  • You have at least 4 years of experience with backend systems and knowledge of cloud solutions.
  • You have database design and implementation skills.
  • You have a good knowledge of web development or at least of a back end language as ASP, PHP, .Net .
  • You have knowledge of GCP, AWS or Azure.
  • Team player, self-starter, result-oriented and analytical.
  • You are eager to learn and develop yourself.
  • You live in The Netherlands

It is to your advantage if you

  • Have worked on successful mobile games in the past
  • Version control and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Designing and engineering of cloud systems.
  • Have knowledge of SCRUM
  • You love to play games as much as developing them.

This is what we offer you

  • Being part of our talented team
  • Space to be yourself and to show what you can do
  • Regular lunch and drinks together
  • The most exciting games of table football
  • A great office in the heart of Delft
  • Opportunity to work from home

Do you feel like joining the Sparkling Family?

We really love what we do and are always open to meeting people who are also dedicated, optimistic and have the right skills for the job: people with a spark. Are you the one joining our world of inventing, developing and optimizing great games and becoming part of the Sparkling family?

 Then quickly write us a motivation letter and send it together with your CV to

Curious about our Sparkling family? Take a look.