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Lead Backend Platform Developer

The PositionIn the role of Lead Backend Platform Developer at Avalanche, you will be driving the technical architecture of our backend services, supporting and scaling our backend services to meet the needs of our gameplay teams. While the position is a full-time role, Avalanche supports a hybrid on-site/from-home setup.
You will be leading a team of backend engineers, designing, implementing and scaling a dynamically evolving ecosystem of services for a live service game. We are looking for someone who has solid experience leading the development of scalable, distributed and cost-efficient solutions that meet the needs of gameplay teams in a AAA product. Our backend services are primarily implemented in C# but a significant part of your responsibilities would also be to seamlessly integrate services with the C++ side of the game and to provide high quality API's serving other game teams' needs.
Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • A great mindset for problem-solving and technical excellence
  • Strong knowledge of backend microservice architecture and programming in C#
  • Demonstrable practical experience with C++
  • Experience with cost-efficiently running services in commercial cloud environments
  • Scaling backend infrastructure to meet high availability requirements
  • Professional experience in the Video Game industry
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience working with telemetry and data pipelines
  • Experience working with content delivery networks
  • Experience working with infrastructure as code
  • Practical experience with Azure and PlayFab
  • Passionate about gaming

Employee PromiseWe provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.
Our ValuesAt Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, and we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.
How to ApplyWe will only consider candidates who have submitted their CVs and who can work from the office a few days a week.
To apply for this position, please register below. Apply as soon as possible, as we review applications on a rolling basis. All further information is provided under a non-disclosure agreement only.

Lead Backend Platform Developer

Full time

Published on 08/24/2023

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