Backend Developer – Java (Remote)

About us:

With more than 25m users playing 30m matches every month FACEIT is the leading competitive gaming platform. We provide gamers the best experience possible by making sure we are always on top of our tech – and continue to deliver industry leading features to our already awesome platform!

The Team:

Our Backend Developers take full responsibility for the design and build of our distributed APIs and microservices, and are currently working on some amazing new features. Our tech stack is based around Java, Golang/Go, GCP, Microservices, Kubernetes – and much more!

Our Developers are divided into collaborative teams that look after various services such as; Matchmaking, Clans, Growth, Monetization and many more – making constant improvements to them. We’re currently working on developing some crazy new features, but are always open to new exciting ideas our colleagues want to share.

This is the perfect role for a Java developer looking to gain more experience in Golang/Go.


  • Current commercial experience with Java and Spring Framework;
  • Ability to design distributed APIs and scheduled procedures;
  • Experience with Microservice architecture;
  • Excellent knowledge of RESTful/gRPC APIs;
  • Good understanding of Async communication;
  • Good understanding of testing;
  • Basic knowledge of Golang/Go

We would get especially excited if you have experience with the following:

  • Commercial experience with Golang/Go;
  • Ability to follow SOLID or DRY principles;
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases, Graph based databases (Neo4j) or open-source search engines (Solr, Elasticsearch);
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes;
  • Previous experience working on large complex applications;
  • A passion for gaming and esports;


  • Fully remote work is available;
  • Private Medical Insurance;
  • Travel Insurance;
  • Life Assurance;
  • Income Protection;
  • Cashback on dental care;
  • Lunch provided daily (when you’re in the office!);
  • Kitchen stocked with refreshments (coffee machines everywhere – our founding team is Italian after all!);
  • Company book club, and gaming nights;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Quarterly team outings;
  • Your professional growth is important to us. We provide ongoing training opportunities;
  • And best of all Free Premium FACEIT user account.