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Senior/Lead Backend Engineer (Gaming & E-Sports), Southern California

Job title Senior/Lead Backend Engineer (Gaming & E-Sports), Southern California
Location Santa Monica
Reference: 2325
Contact name: Alec Bunnell
Contact email:
Published: November 5, 2021 6:10

Job Description

My client is and has been a leader in the gaming industry and is now making some moves into the e-sports space. With consistent year-over-year growth, they continue to expand their engineering team and plan to be a leader in this space for years to come.


About the role:

In this high-visibility position, you will have an incredible opportunity to contribute to a range of consumer products and highly user-facing features. Working on a small, highly collaborative team of top performing software engineers, you will work on machine learning tools and distributed systems with a focus on player content, loyalty, and engagement.


Using a variety of tools & processes (A/B testing, data engineering, platform architecting, etc.) your contributions will make a critical and positive impact to the way that gamers engage with their games and the community as a whole – your work will improve the gaming experience for millions around the world!


About you:

You come with deep experience using modern technologies like Java & Spring, Kafka, and cloud services (AWS and/or GCP), as well as never-out-of-style tools like Python and SQL.


Experience with Object-Oriented or Functional Programming is a huge plus, as is experience with concurrent programming, system architecture, and data structures.


Also, if you’re a fan of gaming yourself, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!



Please Note: Candidates will be expected to work onsite in the LA office regularly. Additionally, we are unable to offer sponsorship to candidates or engage with candidates unwilling to work on-site in Los Angeles. No third-party candidates will be considered for this position