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Senior Back End Developer

by Big Viking Games

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Remote
Date Posted: Feb 07, 2023
Big Viking Games

Job Description

Senior Back End Developer

Big Viking Games is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our Technology team! Reporting to our Senior Engineering Manager, you'll be working on our flagship games - YoWorld and FishWorld! The ideal candidate will be a seasoned DevOps engineer with extensive cloud experience. This role will be expected to split their time doing both maintaining the current game infrastructure and executing modernization projects. This position is offered 100% remotely.

The Duties:

  • Design, develop, and deploy modular cloud-based systems
  • Develop and maintain cloud solutions in accordance with best practices
  • Ensure efficient functioning of data storage and process functions in accordance with company security policies and best practices in cloud security
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues
  • Regularly review existing systems and make recommendations for improvements


The Must Haves:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional or equivalent knowledge
  • 4+ years of experience using MySQL or MariaDB
  • 4+ years of experience using:
    • Cloudfront
    • S3
    • Lambda
    • RDS
    • DynamoDB
    • ElasticCache
    • Autoscaling
  • 5+ years of Development experience using one or more of the following languages: PHP/Java/Node JS/C #
  • 2+ years of experience working in a distributed system environment
  • Shipped multiple features and projects in a live ops environment
  • A passion for games!

The Nice to Haves

  • Experience using NoSQL databases
  • Experience building highly scalable, fault tolerant systems


The Loot:

  • Competitive salary, bonus program, Group Retirement Savings Plan matching, and participation in the Employee Stock Option Plan.
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health, dental, and vision), including generous time off policies.
  • Lots of other great perks such as frequent company paid outings, events and get-togethers.

Becoming a Viking:

Are you cut from our cloth? Does the idea of working for a gaming company and doing what you love every day get you so excited you kind of want to scream? Great! Send us your resume and cover letter, along with a link to your portfolio.

Big Viking Games is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

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