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Backend Engineer




Vancouver, Canada


Programming and Development





Permanent | Full Time


SW Engineering SENIO01166

  • Full-time
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN


You enjoy working in a collaborative fashion with incredibly talented people that can inspire and challenge you. You possess a strong technical background and have a high degree of appreciation for game design. You're laser focused on the details yet manage to think beyond the current state.

Sound like a match? Kabam Vancouver is looking for a Backend Engineer to join us!

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Ideate, architect, and implement scalable back-end systems for project needs
  • Collaborate with other programmers on integration and support tasks
  • Act upon feedback from stakeholders to refine and hone features
  • Work closely with producers, designers and other programmers in a highly collaborative agile environment
  • Other ad-hoc projects and/or requirements may arise as requested

At Kabam, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming. We hire for passion and diversity so that together as a team we can triumph in our collective skill. Our teams are made up of a fusion of personalities and interests bound together by a collaborative nature, fun-loving culture and drive to do what it takes to make great games. And this is where you come in...

Your background includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, particularly in back-end/server aspect
  • Strong engineer mindset and able to solve complex problem
  • Knowledge in node.js is a BIG plus
  • 3+ years of experience in similar capacity, preferably in game industry
  • Strong understanding of both relational and non-relational databases
  • Proficiency in Unity3D, C/C++/C#
  • Deep knowledge of back-end server language
  • Up-to-date understanding of the latest mobile gaming trends
  • Familiarity with mobile free-to-play games and mobile best practices
  • Proven track record for working independently and collaboratively in a dynamic team setting
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

For those who want to take it up a notch, we’d love to see you have:

  • js and MongoDB experience
  • Passion for games of all sorts

Excited by this opportunity? We invite you to apply and start the conversation with us.

Together, we can create some of the best games ever made.

About Kabam
Kabam is a world leader of massively multiplayer games for mobile devices. Console quality graphics and next generation technology are the hallmark of Kabam games. Kabam merges the art of game design and the science of consumer behaviour to create immersive games enjoyed by players around the world. Kabam’s games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including  and  and won several awards including Apple Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year. Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, San Francisco and Austin. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.

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