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Do you love mobile games—team sports—then our Miami based mobile development firm would like to talk to you.  They are seeking to expand their team with a server-side senior developer, passionate about creating systems that are optimized for scalability, efficiency, quality and are looking to contribute to the creation of an environment and culture which will help develop the next generation of mobile games

 

They are looking for someone who can “hit the ground” running. You will have had a career path into a larger role with more control / ownership over the code, projects, and independent direction or into a Lead Software Engineer role with team leading and management.

 

You will be an essential part of the team as your input is of high value.

 

Responsibilities

 

? Design and code new features and enhancements; including the development of the server and client code for game features; this will include some database and data model development / maintenance

? Keep an eye on how the codebase is growing and assist with changes / additions to keep it manageable yet support new features

? Improve security, data protection, and to prevent cheating / hacking / fraud; Interact with payment gateways and their respective API’s to process, record, and log financial transactions at PCI compliance standards

? Design and implement APIs that provide a strong and stable platform that can be leveraged by a portfolio of games.

? Design and implement integrations between games and various social networks using a combination of Ruby and Javascript SDKs.

? Profile web and API servers to find and remove performance bottlenecks.

? Evaluate and take advantage of third party scalability and performance solutions.

? Provide technology services to the entire team.

? Roll out new, backwards compatible features, bug fixes and performance enhancements without causing downtime.

? Maintain test frameworks to ensure stability.

 

Essential Skills

 

? 5+ years of Backend Server development experience (language is flexible)

? Experience with Node.js and server-side JavaScript is a major plus

? Experience as a lead engineer or hands-on manager

? Solid understanding of OO design and REST APIs

? Thorough grasp of MVC architecture and design patterns

? Strong database design skills, especially using PostgreSQL and / or Redis

? B.S. in Computer Science or related field from an excellent university (or equivalent experience)

? Excellent problem solving skills

? Experience with mobile development is a plus

? Driven and self-motivated, a self-starter who can work without needing direct supervision

 

Most interested in finding someone who can contribute & offer solutions—more than just code.  They utilize many different new languages.

Benefits Include:

? Competitive salary, benefits, stock options, growth opportunity and much more!

? Office located in creative, technology hub –Wynwood, FL

? Work with cutting edge technology

? Work in cool, fast-paced environment with that appreciates entrepreneurial attitude and work ethic!

 

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