Back-End Engineer

  • Redwood City, CA
  • Engineering

*San Francisco, CA*

We are searching for a Back-End Engineer to help build the infrastructure and game services for a small start-up game studio in San Francisco. You will help build the back end for a new massively multiplayer game currently in development.

 

We are searching for a Back End Engineer to help build game services for an upcoming global PC & console title. As a member of our Server Team, you'll be expected to understand the game design and implement back end services to make it a reality. You’ll decide what’s needed, and take point on building it. You'll work closely with the gameplay engineers, designers, and DevOps on a daily basis.

 

Requirements:

  • You've built several back-end services / APIs before, and understand their design
  • You understand scalability and performance, and related tradeoffs
  • You're at home deploying your services to linux machines in the cloud

 

Plusses:

  • Experience with Python
  • Experience working on high-performance C++ TCP/UDP servers (not necessarily for games!) 
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases and their strengths/weaknesses
  • Experience designing software to run on a major cloud provider
  • A love and passion for gaming!