Senior Software Engineer (LiveOps)


About us

We are looking for a passionate Senior Software Engineer (LiveOps) who is excited to architect and implement technology, services and infrastructure that empower Good Job Games!

We were founded in 2017 with the motivation to reach people globally by giving them unique and unforgettable experiences with disruptive products. Our games have reached over 2.5 billion people. This could only be done by gathering exceptional talent and creating a culture to enhance team spirit and creativity. We continue this journey which we have started with Hyper Casual games by adding Casual games to our portfolio. We are looking for passionate teammates to join our team!


What you'll be doing

In this role, you will conceptualize and build multiplayer game distributed backend servers that provide various services which are highly available, have high throughput and low latency. You will be working with teams that own Good Job Games' live game operations (LiveOps). With a Live Ops approach to game management, you will help to maintain a dedicated player community through promotions, in-game events, keeping players entertained, unlocking new player retention strategies, and generating recurring revenue streams. We collaborate to bring out the best in each other. You will join with the hard working engineers on critical systems and you’ll have an opportunity to both learn, teach and grow yourself.


Why it matters

LiveOps services are mainly used by our Casual games and it helps their product teams to bring fun to billions of people worldwide. You’ll be in the driving seat and you’ll help build one of the best universal entertainment titles for Good Job Games.


Desired skills and experiences

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Experience in building and operating distributed systems (Go or Java or Python)
  • Strong design and architecture skills
  • Experience with software engineering best practices
  • Experience contributing to open source is a plus
  • Familiarity with cloud systems such as AWS is a plus
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)


What makes our team so unique

  • Feedback and transparency are at the heart of everything we do
  • Exceptional and passionate people/team members
  • Every idea counts
  • Never-ending learning
  • We never stop asking the questions “why” and “how”


Our Perks

  • Stock-option
  • Team events and trips
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Great food
  • On-site gym
  • Pets allowed
  • Full health benefits
  • Full-compensation for paid military service
  • Rent incentive to help you not waste time in the traffic jam
  • Good Job Games Coin Program that lets you have unforgettable experiences (e.g. Going on a cruise trip to Norway or seeing the Northern Lights)
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