Experienced Backend Engineer

Engineering & Data – Engineering /
Full-time /
Voodoo is a tech company that creates mobile games and apps. With 7 billion downloads and over 150 million monthly active users, Voodoo is the #3 mobile publisher worldwide in terms of downloads after Google and Meta.

The company is one of the most impressive examples of hypergrowth in the ecosystem, having raised over $1B and backed by Goldman Sachs, Tencent, and GBL.

Voodoo is now a team of over 750 employees worldwide, we’re looking for talented individuals from across the globe to come and entertain the world with us.


The Engineering & Data team builds innovative tech products and platforms to support the impressive growth of their gaming and consumer apps which allow Voodoo to stay at the forefront of the mobile industry. The Engineering & Data team plays a key role in Voodoo’s long-term strategy. It enables Voodoo to both accelerate product diversification and provide a state of the art growth-engine to distribute and scale our games. They create innovative solutions that drive growth with a pragmatic approach, ranging from simple searching to complex machine learning systems.

You will join Voodoo's Ad Network team, which is part of the Engineering & Data department. Our Ad Network project is a crucial initiative, connecting advertisers in real-time with mobile apps that want to host advertisements. By joining this team, you will take part in designing and building long-term services that deliver value to millions of future users.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer who is deeply passionate about building scalable, high-performance systems and who is constantly driving themselves and the team towards completing the next challenge.
By joining this team, you will have a strong impact on the business and a unique opportunity to reach hundreds of millions of users with your work.


    • Design, develop, and maintain robust backend services and APIs to support our Ad Network.
    • Collaborate with internal departments to integrate backend solutions with various platforms and services.
    • Optimize performance and scalability of existing backend systems to handle ever-growing data and user load.
    • Ensure the highest level of security, availability, and reliability of backend services.
    • Participate in code reviews and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and best practices.

Must haves

    • Over 4 years of professional experience as a backend engineer.
    • Experience building and scaling highly-available systems.
    • Proven experience with software engineering best practices such as design patterns, code reviews, unit and integration testing, monitoring, observability, etc.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment and deal with change.
    • Pragmatic, adaptable, and result-oriented with a problem-solving approach.

Nice to Have

    • Experience in programming languages such as Java or Python.
    • Experience with distributed systems.
    • Experience with a cloud provider such as AWS, GCP, or Azure.
    • Experience with infrastructure as code.
    • Familiarity with principles such as Domain-Driven Design (DDD) or clean architecture.


    • Competitive salary upon experience
    • Comprehensive relocation package (including visa support)
    • Swile Lunch voucher
    • Gymlib (100% borne by Voodoo)
    • Premium healthcare coverage SideCare, for your family is 100% borne by Voodoo
    • Child day care facilities (Les Petits Chaperons rouges)
    • Wellness activities in our Paris office
    • Unlimited vacation policy
    • Remote days