Python Back-End developer (Web)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development, Web Development
Region:
Canada
Area:
Montreal
City:
Montreal
Posted:
08-Sep-16
Company:
Gameloft - Montreal
Job Ref:

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About Gameloft

A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 157 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,000 people worldwide. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

At Gameloft Montreal, you’ll be working with the world’s best game developers. Our studio has developed, and continues to develop, hit titles that include the Dungeon Hunter, Modern Combat and Gangstar series.

We are currently looking for a Python Back-End developer (Web). As part of the Data Science team you will bring your technical expertise in web development on various major internal projects.

From the beginning of your adventure with us, you will be tasked with:

-Designing and developing a Python back-end architecture for data science web services.
-Designing and developing Python services to interact with client and server applications, databases, and wire protocols.
-Proactively collaborate with the front-end designers & data scientists to design and enhance the data science web services offered by the team.
-Contributing to the structuration and deployment of custom Python libraries.
-Debugging and troubleshooting issues.

Experience and qualifications:

B.S. or B.A. in computer sciences or a similar field is required. (M.S. or Ph.D. is a strong plus)
This position can be adapted to the level of seniority of the candidate:

Both promising junior and more senior candidates are accepted.

Core skills

-Good skills in Python
-Knowledge in web development frameworks
-Experience with one of the following Python frameworks is a plus:
-Flask, Pyramid, Bottle, or Django
-Knowledge in Javascript, JQuery
-Experience with one of the following Javascript libraries is a plus:
-D3.js, C3.js, Kartograph, Sigma.js, Google Charts, etc…
-Datatables.js, jsrender
-Good understanding of templating and integration
-Knowledge in SQL, NoSQL

Nice to have

-PHP, Ruby, HTML, CSS, are all good to have but not mandatory
-Good understanding of version control (Git/SVN)
-Interest for machine learning and data science is a plus

Other skills

-Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet changing deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects
-Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
-Enjoy working in both individual and team settings
-Fluency in English and French both oral and written
-Strong interest for video games is a nice to have

And above all, motivation and a passion for your work!

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

-Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
-Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
-Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
-Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer

-Benefits befitting a company of our size
-Vacation and personal days off
-Public transportation allowances (partial reimbursement of OPUS card)
-A storage room for 80 bikes
-Daily snacks
-A game room
-A rooftop terrace


Contact Details:
Gameloft - Montreal
Tel: 514-798-1700
Fax: 514-787-0092
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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