Backend Services Engineer (Mid-Level or Senior)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
Region:
USA
Area:
Texas
City:
Austin
Posted:
16-Jul-18
Company:
Arkane Studios
Job Ref:
1860

Backend Services Engineer (Mid-Level or Senior)

Division: Arkane Studios - Texas | Department: Programming | Location: Austin , TX, US

Arkane Studios is looking for a knowledgeable and passionate Backend Services Engineer (Mid-Level or Senior) to join our team in developing AAA games for PC, consoles and VR.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation and continuing support of horizontally scalable online services in an asynchronous environment.

 Responsibilities

  • Architect and implement 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
  • Integrate services into game client and servers

 Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience writing highly scalable web services in (Python, Node.js, Erlang or similar language)
  • Experience with design and implementation of REST-style API
  • Experience with the full lifecycle of an online service
  • Experience with working in Linux and Windows environments
  • Experience working with source control (git, Perforce)
  • Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
  • Demonstrate a desire to continually learn and hone skills
  • Must be able to self-manage while taking responsibility of tasks and time
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude
  • Passion for video games or gaming
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

 Desired Skills

  • Experience reading, writing, and reviewing modern C++ code
  • Experience with multithreaded, real-time systems
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud solutions
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases and data modeling
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with Messaging Systems (RabbitMQ)
  • Knowledge of browser-based technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience working with source control (git, Perforce)

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