Backend Programmer, Merge Mansion Helsinki

Are you an experienced Programmer up for building the backend of Merge Mansion, played by millions worldwide?

Ready to join one of Europe's fastest growing game companies?

If yes, Metacore could be the right place for you

We are a Helsinki-based game company best known for our hit game Merge Mansion and our people-first company culture. Built on trust, our culture allows us to work autonomously, efficiently, and ambitiously. We have mutually agreed on five cultural norms to describe how we build trust and work as Metacore – you can find them here.

Our company’s mission is to entertain hundreds of millions of people for decades. Although we already entertain 40,000,000+ players worldwide and have grown into a team of 120+ game industry professionals in less than two years, we’re only getting started. That’s where we hope you come in: to take ownership of the backend of our hit game Merge Mansion, by developing scalable solutions for the game and its services including live operations.

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Helsinki, Finland


Relocating to Finland expected, full support provided

Remote work:

Hybrid model of office and remote work

Start date:

Flexible, ideally as soon as possible

Working language:


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Backend Programmer plays a key role in building Merge Mansion’s backend and services, including tools and platforms relevant to the game, and ensuring they are efficient and scalable too. In practice, this means (at least) the following:

  • Designing, implementing, and testing the game backend for a single mobile game using C# and .Net

  • Driving feature implementation from design to deployment, as well as monitoring, maintaining and keeping them up to date

  • Collaborating closely with internal development teams as well as with external partners

  • Ensuring the performance of running operations by analyzing and profiling the backend implementation and the related services

  • Understanding the living nature of data with the continuous development and updates of the game

  • Taking ownership of the backend with a strategic mindset


Every role is eventually shaped to match our unique passions, backgrounds and strengths. Here are some of the key skills and experience you should already have when joining Metacore as a Backend Programmer, Merge Mansion:

  • Demonstrated experience in writing quality code topped with strong C# programming skills

  • Knowledge of Docker and Cloud services such as AWS

  • Skilled in debugging, profiling, and performance optimizations

  • Hands-on experience in building and operating scalable applications for a large mass of simultaneous users

  • Commitment to code quality, documentation and testing procedures

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to coach and mentor others

Sounds about right? Then let’s talk!


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About Metacore

Our company is formed by great teams and individuals. Together, we work rather as Metacore than for Metacore – aiming for the same goal of entertaining our audience with world-class mobile games. As Metacore, we’re much more than the sum of our skills, experiences and knowledge.

Metacore as a company

Our Culture

Metacore is the game company where players are the closest thing to a boss. In other words, our teams and individuals enjoy a lot of freedom and responsibility in their work. Everyone can find the optimal way for reaching their goals – as long as it respects our company culture.

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Metacore office is located in Helsinki, Finland – one of the world’s most vivid game hubs, inhabited by the world’s happiest people. We welcome game industry talents from all walks of life, around the world, and do our best to help them settle here.

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