Python Microservices Engineer - Battlecry Studios

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
Region:
USA
Area:
Texas
City:
Austin
Posted:
23-Sep-16
Company:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Job Ref:

BattleCry Studios is seeking a qualified Python Microservices Engineer to help create and maintain backend services for an online title. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation and continuing support of horizontally scalable online services in an asynchronous environment.

Responsibilities

Build new backend services to meet design goals
Enhance and maintain existing backend services
Contribute to internal tools for assisting development and for maintaining services
Identify and resolve scaling and security issues
Work closely with other members of the team

Requirements

2+ years of experience with Python in an asynchronous services environment
2+ years of extensive software development experience with large scale online services
Experience with the full lifecycle of an online service
Experience designing and building multithreaded and asynchronous systems
Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases and data modeling
Experience with design and implementation of REST-style APIs
Experience with working in Linux and Windows environments
Knowledge of browser-based technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX
Experience working with source control (git, Perforce)
Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
Strong communication skills
Must be a self-starter
Experience working in an agile environment
Passion for video games or gaming
BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Plusses

Experience with Python 3.x
Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud solutions
Experience with Docker
Experience with Messaging Systems (RabbitMQ)
Experience with Frontend development

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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