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Lead Backend Services Engineer in Austin, Texas
Posted April 11, 2022

LEAD BACKEND SERVICES ENGINEER

Location – Austin, TX 

CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

  • Join an independent studio that has a long-standing relationship with Call of Duty and Halo franchises
  • Work on content for major studios, without having the corporate environment
  • Best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though we are also creating compelling new games of our own.

LEVEL UP WITH THIS CREW

  • Exclusive, independent Austin developer comprised of a tightly knit group of experienced, no-nonsense veterans committed to solid work/life balance
  • They are a member of Take This. A non-profit that is other launching an initiative to eliminate "crunch" with 5 major studios
  • A “work hard, play hard” culture
  • Located in Austin, US News ranked it as the #1 place to live in America based on job market, affordability, and quality of life

MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Lead a team of backend engineers at a variety of experience levels
  • Architect and oversee the construction of modern backend services to power online AAA games
  • Be a stakeholder for the backend tech and the architectural decisions that will drive the team's work
  • Work with people from different game projects and departments to understand their needs and build out the team's backlog based on these requirements
  • Lead by example; 50% hands-on programming, 50% people management
  • Mentor other team members and level up the backend services team

SHOW US YOUR SKILLS

  • 8+ years of experience in the fields of Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Programming experience in one or more major programming languages (e.g., Go, Python, C/C++, Java)
  • Working experience with a CI/CD system (e.g., GitLab, Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI)
  • Familiarity with container and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with cloud computing systems (AWS, google cloud, etc.)
  • Experience with online security (protocols, identity, authorization, vulnerabilities, etc.)
  • Experience designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting distributed systems
  • Experience leading engineering teams of at least 4 people
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Comfortable synthesizing technical and non-technical objectives
  • A systematic and detail-oriented problem-solving approach
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and solving hard problems
  • A desire to work in a diverse and inclusive environment

BONUS POINTS

  • 3 or more shipped products
  • Knowledge of game engine architecture
  • Experience as a DevOps and/or SRE engineer
  • Passion for multiplayer action games
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  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Date Posted: April 11, 2022
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