Senior Software Engineer, Gaming – Recruiting From Scratch

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 0-2 years

Job Description

The Opportunity

This is a rare opportunity to play a crucial role in building a highly ambitious multiplayer title from scratch, backed by close to $20M in recent funding, alongside a team of engineers from Google, Microsoft, Robinhood, etc.

We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to build and own backend services, user-facing and internal game creation tools, and software infrastructure that powers our cloud-based level creation and modding platform.

Potential Responsibilities

Your responsibilities can range from:

Build, test, and release level creation tools, AI programming tools, and backend services

Architect solutions with engineers and artists to solve UX and scalability challenges

Be a force multiplier to the team: mentor junior engineers, push process or code quality improvements, and be a subject matter expert

Finish your mission and tasks with autonomy and be scrappy if necessary

Helpful Background Experience:

Familiarity with working with distributed systems and cloud infrastructure

Familiarity with modern programming languages such as Go, C#, C++, Python, etc.

Familiarity with database technologies such as PostgreSQL and distributed key-value stores

Past experience or willingness to learn game and UI programming in Godot Engine

Familiarity with web frameworks such as React and concepts such as unidirectional data flow

Love of games, especially creative games like Minecraft, MMOs like WoW Classic, or isometric action games like Hades

Specific passion for empowering creators to do their best work and turn their imaginations into reality

What Life Could Look Like:

You will be building a UGC platform on top of a massively multiplayer role-playing game

You will work in a modern software tech stack using Go, C#, Postgres, gRPC, Kubernetes, and an open source game engine (Godot)

You will work in a tight-knit engineering team, collaborating with designers and artists in order to develop a product with state-of-the-art UI/UX

Who is Recruiting from Scratch:

We are a premier recruiting firm focused on helping technical talent connect with opportunities at innovative companies with significant funding from investors like Sequoia, Lightspeed, A16Z, and more.

Salary Range: $105,000-$180,000 base.

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