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Server Side Software Engineer

KongregatePosted an hour agoFull TimeCompany Size:101-200

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Job Description

  • As a Server Side Software Engineer with Synapse Games, you will work with PHP and other technologies to implement back-end game logic and state persistence.
  • You should excel at rigorous software development that results in high quality and maintainable products.
  • We are looking for someone who is willing to accept ownership of the back-end game components and work directly with game designers and client-side engineers to implement and maintain new and existing game features.
  • You will be shipping code that impacts millions of players in our biggest games: Animation Throwdown and TMNT: Mutant Madness.

You Are...

  • Passionate about developing games
  • Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related Bachelor’s degree
  • Working knowledge of PHP or eagerness to learn
  • Understanding of MySQL or equivalent RDBMS design and optimization
  • Strong computer science fundamentals of data structures and algorithm design
  • Motivated to independently identify areas of code or gameplay that need improvement
  • 2+ years professional experience in software development

Pluses:

  • Client side game development skills
  • DevOps Engineering experience (especially AWS)
  • Experience with PHP, C#, Java, or Go

Your Tasks

  • Design and implement server-side gameplay systems and admin tools
  • Maintain and develop existing games on a roughly one week release schedule
  • Identify and optimize performance problems
  • Support game designers with game-play analytics and by building simulation tools
  • Participate in code reviews to learn and ensure high standards

How to Apply

Necessities

  • CV/Resume
  • Personal Information

Optional

  • Cover Letter
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