Sr Java Server Software Engineer – Mobile Platform

Location: Redwood Shores, CA
Date Posted: 05-18-2013

Title: Sr Java Server Software Engineer – Mobile Platform
Location: Redwood Shores, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Open and flexible depending on experience
Benefits: World-Class benefits package
Contact: greg (at) hirefighters.com

Chances are that you have played one of this company’s games as they are responsible for some of the most exciting titles in the industry.  And if you haven’t, well, what are you waiting for? In an industry that’s changing every day—whether it’s through new social channels, advancing technology, new audiences or unique opportunities for monetization—they are positioned for growth thanks to smart business plans, strategic acquisitions, and most importantly, our creative people around the world who gather each day to unite the world through play. We take that last part very seriously, so if what you’re reading excites you as much as it does us, we invite you to get to know us better.  

Description:   Their Mobile Platform team has a need for a Server Engineer in Redwood Shores, California.  Our platform powers online features for iOS and Android game titles serving millions of users each day.   The candidate has an opportunity to build server-side systems that deliver new functionality to the platform, as well as work on regular improvements to the systems to keep them at top notch performance.  

Responsibilities:       Work with product managers to innovative on new features  to support business     Be a part of the overall software design and architecture process of our systems     Continually strive to optimize performance and scalability of server systems     Provide maintenance and support for new and existing services     Be a champion for best practices within the engineering team  

Basic qualifications:   Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering Team leadership, management and/or mentoring experience 7+ years hands-on Java/J2EE experience Database expertise with MySQL and/or Oracle using Hibernate Experience working on high traffic services and highly scalable systems Principle experience with all phases of product development lifecycle, including requirement definition, development, test, and product release Exceptional analytical and creative problem solving skills, solution oriented individual Excellent written and verbal communication skill  

Preferred qualifications:   Strong expertise working on RESTful web services Use of technologies such as memcached and NoSQL in production systems Experience working within the mobile and/or games industries  
 
 

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