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Funding1M-5M USD
Employees10
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryGames, Mobile, Software, Consumer, Entertainment
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Senior Backend Platform Engineer

at Kwarter in United States   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
Overview
Kwarter builds fun, social, and rewarding mobile experiences that engage users while they are viewing great Live TV moments in Sports. We develop and publish mobile games for iOS and Android with content that changes daily.
We are the makers of Bud Light Fan Zone and TBS Social Dugout. Our customers include great brands like Turner, Sony, Bud Light, Budweiser, Corona...
Our mission is to captivate large audiences and to energize the fast-changing entertainment market. Come help us make entertainment more interactive, fun and social!

What you’ll do:
Collaborate with product management to define, architect, and build new customer-facing game features.
Develop, maintain, and own web services in production.
Tackle some of the most challenging problems in distributed cloud computing, HTTP, API design, and more.
Write quality, maintainable code with extensive test coverage in a fast-paced professional software engineering environment.
Responsibilities
Collaborate with product management to define, architect, and build new customer-facing game features.
Develop, maintain, and own web services in production.
Tackle some of the most challenging problems in distributed cloud computing, HTTP, API design, and more.
Write quality, maintainable code with extensive test coverage in a fast-paced professional software engineering environment.
Experience
Driven, humble, and autonomous
Able to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills
5+ years in the industry as a developer working on mission-critical, user-facing systems.
Object-Oriented programming experience with knowledge of design patterns.
Skills
You ship software fast and frequently.
Solid background in JSON, HTTP, RESTful services, and distributed systems.
Strong command of the Python language and its frameworks, including Tornado/Flask.
Experience with NoSQL, such as MongoDB, Redis, CouchDB, etc.
Passionate. Persistent. Creative. You find clever ways around problems, or just plow through them.
Strong team player with a positive attitude.
Knowledge of infrastructure deployment-automation tools such as Chef or Puppet.
Some automation and testing experience with Jenkins and Locust
Some experience with PostgreSQL and Cassandra
Experience with messaging layers (RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ)
It's cool if you’re a gamer and you love sports, but not required.
Education
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Compensation
Competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision.
Excellent gear (we ❤ Apple computers and big monitors).
Free lunch on Fridays and daily all-you-can-eat snacks.
Great SF location.
A strong belief in work/life balance.
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