Senior Fullstack Engineer



Here at Playco, we make games that bring the world closer together through play.


As a Full Stack Engineer at Playco, you will play a pivotal role in creating a platform to revolutionize the instant games development industry. Our engineers are generally amazing at something and great at everything else. We write scalable backend systems, cross-compilers, JavaScript / TypeScript game APIs and tools, and whatever else it takes. No matter what you work on each day, you will work with the best engineers in the world; we have top talent in every part of our stack.


The Role



  • Be responsible for designing, developing and deploying major game features.

  • Own game feature areas from end-­to­-end.

  • Be the champion for the user!

  • Insist on the highest standards and create functional and engaging features that will delight our users.

  • Be part of a tight game development team looking to iterate fast on a fun concept and then building it out.

  • Have real input on end-user product.

  • Be a key member of a high performing software engineering team.

  • Collaborate with design, engineering and production teams to devise optimal engineering solutions to game requirements.

  • Hands­ on architect and coder for sophisticated client/server systems for mobile gaming.

  • Innovate and iterate on process, systems and technology to deliver world­-class social games.

  • Be a leader; Identify and articulate technical and production risks and obstacles, as well as generate solutions!


Desired Skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience.

  • Experience writing clean, testable, high-quality code and designing highly scalable systems in production.

  • Capable of JavaScript + HTML5 to create custom, interactive, user experiences that are enjoyable on all HTML5 browsers.

  • Proficient at using script debuggers like Chrome Debugger.

  • Solid familiarity with deployment on cloud environments (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.).

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object­-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures.

  • Advanced software engineering skills, including the ability to write maintainable and robust code in a popular object oriented language.

  • Solid familiarity with analytics and A/B testing in mobile games.

  • Familiarity with git, svn or other VCS.

  • Self starter, analytical and creative.

  • Strong team player with a positive attitude.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively on shared projects with designers, artists, testers, product managers and other developers.


Bonus



  • Expert knowledge of NodeJS and ES6 / TypeScript.

  • DevOps experience -- setting up CI/CD environments, orchestrating deployments, creating monitoring dashboards, anything that makes the development process easier, more enjoyable and more accountable.

  • Experience in game development and shipped titles.

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