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Junior Backend Developer

Star Stable Entertainment AB was founded in 2011 with the mission to build the best and most engaging horse and adventure games ever made.

Six years down the line, our hugely popular online role-playing game has over 10 million registered users and we employ a fantastic team of 100+ people from more than 10 countries.

We are currently searching for a Junior Backend Developer to join our team based in the heart of Stockholm City.  In this role, it will be your mission to build and maintain complex and highly scalable web sites/applications.

Are you still onboard? Read on to find out more!

Required skills:

  • 1-2 years of web application experience-preferably in Python
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related degree
  •  Python
  • SQL (MySQL)

  • Linux / Unix environments

  • Git or other DVCS

  • Participating in development projects with multiple participants

  • Communicating in English (reading / writing)

Bonus skills:

  • CSS3 / HTML5 / Javascript

  • AJAX, JSON, and API interaction

  • Distributed environments with caching (Memcached or similar) and queues (RabbitMQ or similar)

  • Backend frameworks for example CherryPy or Django

  • Various frontend frameworks (for example jQuery, AngularJS, Bootstrap)

  • Other programming languages

  • Automated testing


  • Genuine interest in games and technology
  • Ambitious and creative
  • Self-starter but also a team player
  • Keen sense for business needs
  • Open minded and fast learner
  • Excited about working on a live game with a massive number of active users

If you have a portfolio or publicly available samples of your work, please include them in your application.

About Star Stable:

Star Stable Online is a vast online multi-player adventure game designed to encourage girls to work together to solve problems and complete challenges as well as explore a large-scale, complex fantasy world from horseback. With more than 10 million registered users, Star Stable is one of the most popular online horse games in the world, and one of the few online gaming sites targeted specifically towards girls.

The company employs a great team, with more than 100 people from all over the world (and constantly growing), located in the center of Stockholm.

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Jakobsbergsgatan 31
111 44 Stockholm Directions

Workplace & Culture

We employ an international team full of smart, fun and energetic people. They give so much to us, and we want to make sure we give back to them! As a team member at Star Stable Entertainment, you'll enjoy a number of perks such as: 

  • Office snacks

  • Fika Fridays 

  • Team breakfast on Monday mornings

  • Gym allowance

  • Flexible working 

  • Generous insurance package 

  • Pension

  • Yearly company events 

  • 6 weeks' vacation

  • Location – we are in the center of it all!

For our international hires, we team up with a great group of relocation specialists who can help bring you and your family to Sweden free of stress.

If you want to know more, get in touch!

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