Software Developer Intern, Back-end - Mobile Games

Madison, Wisconsin, United States | Engineering | Full-time | Partially remote


PerBlue is looking for a passionate Back-end Software Developer Intern to join our team of experienced engineers and game designers. We’re a quickly growing independent studio whose free-to-play midcore mobile games have been played by millions people around the world, including our award-winning Disney Heroes: Battle Mode.

Our cross-functional and collaborative team has experience across the videogame industry. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, we also offer remote work within the United States for an unmatched quality of life and work.

This full-time internship is available for 15 weeks during the summer of 2021. You'll be working on real games, shipping real code, and have real responsibilities. implementing the foundations of our Games-As-A-Service infrastructure. 


Key responsibilities - Back-End Developers

As a Software Developer Intern in a Back-End role, you'll be responsible for implementing backend systems that support our suite of cross-platform mobile games. You’ll solve big, complex technical problems and build highly scalable systems and servers that are able to handle TBs of data and thousands of simultaneous network connections to serve our games to large user bases.



  • Java or C# programming background, must have low-level programming talent
  • Experience with programming a game or back-end project experience
  • A passion for all things programming with amazing technical skills
  • Desire and willingness to learn new technology and tools
  • Be results-oriented and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A focus on product and an eye for quality
  • Completion of interesting side projects
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, and strong remote communication skills as this will be a remote-first opportunity


Other qualifications—

  • Familiar with Unity or other game engines
  • Understanding of back-end systems integration
  • An interest and passion for gaming
  • Ability to effectively communicate with team-members and management
  • Prior experience at a game studio (mobile, console, or PC)
  • Previously shipped a mobile app or multiplayer game



Our interns receive a great work environment where you’ll work on live games, lunch and snack box deliveries, mentorship from experienced mobile game devs, and more!

No agencies, please. We regret that we cannot consider visa sponsorship or candidates based outside of the United States for this position at this time.