Lead Software Engineer (Server Engineer)

Engineering Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Dino Hunter


Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as Cooking Dash, Deer Hunter, Covet Fashion, Design Home, Racing Rivals, TAP Sports Baseball, and branded IP games including Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling SOMA district of San Francisco.

We are currently hiring a Lead Software Engineer in Hyderabad, India for our Global Central Technology platform group.


  • Lead the local engineering team building GAAS (game as a service) platform
  • Be both a highly technical, hands-on coder and effective people leader
  • Ensure agile, test driven development, meeting quality requirements on time
  • Hold your own in technical discussion, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence
  • Coordinate geographically distributed teams


  • Proven ability to develop and ship high quality software products
  • Prior experience of managing a team of 4-8 engineers
  • Strong believer in test-driven development
  • Excellent Java programming skills including multi-threaded server programming , data-structures, algorithms and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in a high-scale, high performance and high availability server development

Nice to Haves

  • Passionate gamer
  • Network programming and non-blocking IO
  • Experience in non-Tomcat stand alone server development
  • Knowldege of Linux, AWS
  • Past experience on live systems

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.