Senior Backend Engineer

Games Jobs - Programming - Los Angeles

Job Title Senior Backend Engineer
Job Category Network / Online / Server,Database / SQL
Job Description DREAMATIK ENTERTAINMENT is an LA based game startup focused on developing immersive romance games and digital content for women on both flat and mixed reality platforms. We are currently looking for a highly experienced, professional Senior Backend Engineer to join our core team which consists of a visionary CEO/Creative Director and an experienced CTO. Since we are just starting out, the position will be remote at the beginning, and therefore requires a high degree of self-direction and discipline. As a Senior Backend Engineer you will work with the CTO to develop and maintain client-server systems for mobile games using industry-standard tools and proprietary Dreamatik technologies. You will collaborate with the production, design and engineering teams to meet the high-quality standards of Dreamatik Entertainment.

  • Developing high-performance server logic in a distributed fashion exposed to millions of users
  • Write robust code that runs on AWS
  • Working with our client side games development team to develop robust extensible systems
  • Managing the intelligent storage of a huge amount of player and game data
  • Plan for growth from the infrastructure point of view and solution components accordingly
  • Ensure online components are reliable, scaleable, secure and cheat-proof

  • Strong knowledge of Java and/or C#/C++
  • Experience with Amazon services such as EC2 and VPC
  • Expert in HTTP and RESTFul services applied to mobile development
  • Authentication and security
  • Expertise with database and caching tech, such as MySQL, Redis, and MemCached.
  • Knowledge of estimating loads and strategies to improve reliability, availability and scalability
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent engineering track
  • Ability to architect scalable systems from scratch
  • Experience developing/scaling live ops application
  • Experience estimating effort and establishing timelines for projects as well as communicating associated risk
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills

  • Stock options in an early-stage game startup (negotiable based on experience and skill level)
  • Flexible hours and remote work possibility

US based candidates only. Relocation to LA will eventually be required.

Apply by sending your resume and work samples with the title ‘Senior Backend Engineer’ to zsuzsa.jakab[at]
Salary Negotiable
Location Los Angeles
Job Category Programming
Date posted 30/03/2017
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