Senior Software Enginner - Backend - Remote
Company: Game Taco
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Game Taco is the parent company of WorldWinner, a premier skill
gaming-based platform that joins gamers from around the world to
play and compete in tournaments for fun and cash prizes. -With a
mission of bringing the excitement of eSports to all gamers, Game
Taco is the leading premium skill-games destination in the United
States, including popular games like Bejeweled, Wheel of Fortune -,
SCRABBLE Cubes, and TRIVIAL PURSUIT, plus Atari classics like
Breakout, Asteroids, and Centipede! -We are looking for new team
members in a variety of disciplines who are enthusiastic about
helping us build a world-class gaming platform on mobile and
beyond. -Backed by Platinum Equity and Strategic Investors, Game
Taco is headed into an exciting growth phase!
- Architect, build, iterate and ship robust, high-quality,
functional, and efficient solutions.
- Collaborate with product, design, and games team to implement
and deliver complex and scalable platform features.
- Mentor and support peers on the engineering team.
- Passion for writing classy, reactive, and functional code!
- 5+ years of software engineering experience.
- Expertise in at least one of the following languages: Go, Java,
Kotlin, Python, or Ruby.
- Extensive experience with RDMS (PostgreSQL) and NoSQL
(DynamoDB, MongoDB, Redis) databases.
- Demonstrable knowledge and exposure building high-volume,
real-time, scalable web application using enterprise or cloud
centric application design patterns/architecture.
- Entrepreneurial thinker, self-driven with keen sense of
ownership and ability to execute independently.
Preferred Qualifications -
- BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
- Familiarity with Amazon AWS products.
- Working knowledge of at least one of following frameworks:
Django, Ruby on Rails, Spring Boot/Webflux, or Vert.x.
- Love playing games!
Interview Process for Successful Candidates
- Voice/Video Call: This is an opportunity for us learn about
you, your goals, aspirations, interests, and for us to share more
about Game Taco, the role and answer your questions.
- Pair Programming: An hour-long real-time collaborative coding
challenge designed to give you a glimpse into a day-in-the-life of
a Game Taco engineer.
- Meet the Team: Three to four, one-hour conversations with
various members of the engineering, product, QA and executive team.
The engineering team will focus on system design/architecture and
practical coding challenges - we will not ask you to solve abstract
puzzles, algorithms or white-board complex data-structures.
- Finally: A 45-minute discussion with the hiring manager.
- Comprehensive health and welfare benefits program including
401(k) with matching contributions and immediate vesting.
- Lucrative candidate / employee referral program -- refer your
talented colleagues to help us build our bench!
- Individual and corporate professional development
opportunities. -EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Game Taco is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race,
color, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy,
gender identity or expression, disability, religion, age, genetic
information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law. We will make a reasonable
accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of a
qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless the
accommodation would impose an undue hardship on our operation or
direct threat safety to the individual or others in the work
environment. -We also participate in the E-Verify program, a
service of DHS and SSA.
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