Back-End Engineer-Gaming-Contract-12 months +-Playa Vista, Ca

Role of a Back-End Software Engineer at our Game Studio

  • Develop distributed, resilient and high-performing back-end services using Scala
  • Leverage modern open-source stacks including Scala and Finagle
  • Deploy services on AWS using Apache Mesos and monitor them together with our SRE team
  • Work closely with front-end developers as part of a feature team
  • Be responsible for performance testing at the server level and load testing at the service level (using tools such as Locust)
  • Be proactive about service errors, interruptions and performance issues

Requirements:

  • Excellent skills in developing distributed back-end services
  • Understand full service stack, from UI in the front-end to databases in the back-end
  • Passion to investigate and adopt new technologies and practices
  • Great communication skills that supports a collaborative working environment

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Java or Scala
  • Experience with Apache Mesos and/or Cassandra
  • Experience with AWS (1yr.+)
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery
  • Comfortable working with Unix type systems

Side Note: Must be ok with International Travel

Education:
BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Pay Rate-$60-74/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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