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Software Engineer : Server Infrastructure (Remote)

Nerd Ninjas San Jose ,CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Have a passion for making games and working with complex data sets in real-time? Want to work remotely on a cutting edge geospatial/AR game?

Nerd Ninjas is developing a massively multiplayer geospatial game based on the iconic board game CATAN. Using the Niantic Real World Platform, CATAN – World Explorers will bring millions of simultaneously active players around the globe together for an exciting one of a kind game that merges the real world with a virtual one. We’re a fast-moving, anti-bureaucratic team of fun-loving gamers that’s entirely remotely based (always was and always will be)! Still interested?

We’re seeking an experienced Server (Back End) Engineer to remotely work full-time to develop & support our hosted AR/Geo platform using Java and Google Cloud. You will work on real-time indexing, querying, and aggregation problems at massive scales of hundreds of millions of events per day, all on a single, coherent world-wide instance, shared by millions of users.

Benefits:

  • Work remotely full time (with a team based in the Pacific time zone)

  • Flexible schedule

  • Competitive salary

  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, & Vision

  • Bonuses & incentives

  • Create an AR game for a popular brand with massive potential

  • Enjoy a lot of autonomy, where you decide how to best solve tasks

Responsibilities:

  • Work with front end developers to design and implement scalable service APIs.

  • Provide DevOp support to troubleshoot development and production issues.

  • Work with our partners to utilize their technologies and APIs at scale.

  • Develop and maintain a robust content management system.

  • Understand data analytics requirements and produce reliable and meaningful metrics.

  • Maintain a strong security mindset with an emphasis on system integrity.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of coding experience in Java on large-scale applications

  • Able to work West Coast hours

  • Experience working with very large datasets and scalability

  • Understanding of distributed systems and parallelization.

  • Experience building and maintaining APIs for a large variety of customers.

  • Solid CS fundamentals (preferably a degree in CS or related field)

  • Comfortable with test-driven development.

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform highly desired.

  • Understanding of web technologies including HTML/CSS/javascript, AngularJS.

Key Skills:

  • Java (expert level)

  • Cloud Computing

  • Databases

  • Algorithms

Pluses

  • Fan of the board game CATAN

  • Experience collaborating within a multi-person game studio

  • Has worked remotely before

  • Live in or around Spokane, WA

For more information about CATAN – World Explorers, visit us at:

https://catanworldexplorers.com/

Company Description
We are a well-funded startup of digital mercenaries creeping silently in the shadows to slay an epic project for one of the most powerful forces in augmented reality!

We are masterfully trained in the electronic arts with a combined nerd experience that has published 20+ video games (many of which have been in the App Store Top 10). We've killed it on projects for Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon, Mattel, Niantic, MTV, and even made our own popular board game. We are bringing together our keyboard-wielding, mouse-flipping skills to create NERD NINJAS. These skills are being used on a top secret project to bring millions of simultaneous active players around the globe together for an exciting new game that merges the real world with a virtual one.

Nerd Ninjas

Why Work Here?

Work remotely & flexibly at a well-funded stealth startup that brings millions of players around the globe together for top secret AR game.

We are a well-funded startup of digital mercenaries creeping silently in the shadows to slay an epic project for one of the most powerful forces in augmented reality! We are masterfully trained in the electronic arts with a combined nerd experience that has published 20+ video games (many of which have been in the App Store Top 10). We've killed it on projects for Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon, Mattel, Niantic, MTV, and even made our own popular board game. We are bringing together our keyboard-wielding, mouse-flipping skills to create NERD NINJAS. These skills are being used on a top secret project to bring millions of simultaneous active players around the globe together for an exciting new game that merges the real world with a virtual one.

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San Jose, CA
USA

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