Lead Engineer (Back-End)

Engineering Austin, Texas


Description

About PLAYSTUDIOS

PLAYSTUDIOS is an award-winning developer of beautiful and engaging games of chance. With content studios in Austin, San Francisco Bay Area, Las Vegas, Tel Aviv, and Hong Kong, we craft and care for our collection of top-ranked apps. We are growing quickly and partnering with some of the world’s largest entertainment companies. Join one of our teams if you are a passionate individual that loves making games.

About myKONAMI

Is there a better place to make games than Austin? The Austin studio is filled with passionate gamers with continued growth opportunities and we want YOU to join our team!

Located in downtown Austin, we have the luxury of being right in the middle of all action! Catered lunches, unlimited snacks, and monthly team events are just a few of the perks of working at PLAYSTUDIOS. However, the greatest perk of them all is working with a seasoned social casino team!

myKONAMI slots brings the most authentic casino experience to your mobile devices. Combined with our playAWARDS platform, myKONAMI slots brings the Las Vegas experience to players everywhere. myKONAMI continues to grow even after it’s birth in late 2015. But we don’t stop there, as we are always looking for new growth opportunities!

If you are a passionate individual that loves making mobile games? Then join our PLAYSTUDIOS Family in downtown Austin!

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the server team on the myKONAMI product.
  • Develop server-side game-logic using C# for our suite of online social-casino games.
  • Combine sophisticated social-gaming elements into the core casino games.
  • Collaborate with the product team to enhance features in the product.
  • Work with Technical Director to break down high-level goals into tasks and timelines.
Required
  • Ability to lead a team of capable server engineers.
  • Expert knowledge of C# of at least 5 years.
  • Experience with LINQ, functional programming, or the use of first class functions.
  • Understanding of client-server architecture in RESTful or similar request-response systems.
  • Thorough understanding of HTTP technologies and REST/JSON interfaces.
  • Development experience using ASP.NET Web API 2.
  • Development experience using ASP.NET Core.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Proven ability to build high quality products.
  • BS in Computer Science or similar.
Preferred
  • Have prior management experience.
  • Game development experience with shipped titles.
  • Development experience using ASP.NET Web API 2.
  • Experience architecting highly scalable backend systems.
  • Experience using both SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Functional programming experience.
  • Experience with Couchbase or other NoSQL database.
  • Familiarity with agile development processes.
  • Experience writing and maintaining unit tests.
Benefits and Perks
  • 100% health benefit coverage for you and your dependents!
  • 401K plan and stock options.
  • Flexible vacation policy.
  • Great downtown Austin location with extensive nearby dining options and vibrant nightlife.
  • Employee-driven entertainment, happy hours, and team-building events.
  • Catered lunches multiple times per week.
  • Snacks and drinks available in the kitchen.
  • Casual startup-like environment.
  • An open, collaborative work space.
  • Commuter benefits program.
PLAYSTUDIOS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.