We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry.
But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
Our Digital Platform Gameplay Services team has a need for a Java Software Engineer.
The candidate has an opportunity to build scalable, distributed server-side systems that deliver cutting-edge functionality to our millions of customers as well as work on innovative improvements to keep our systems at top notch performance.
Design and build brand new services covering all aspects from storage to application logic to fault tolerance and elastic scaling
Enhance and add features to existing systems
Design test plans for services automated testing
Write automated tests for functional and scenario-based testing of the services
Research and select new best-of-breed technologies to meet challenging requirements
Collaborate with engineers from across the company to deliver the next generation of online features for both established and not-yet-released games
Provide maintenance and support for new and existing services
Basic qualifications :
5+ years hands-on Java / J2EE experience
Expertise with relational and / or NoSQL database
Knowledge of high traffic services and highly scalable systems
Experience with all phases of product development lifecycle, including requirement definition, development, test, and product release
Knowledge of scalable data storage and processing technologies such as Cassandra, Apache Spark and AWS S3
Experience with stress testing plus performance tuning and optimization
Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills, solution-oriented individual
Excellent debugging and optimization skills working in a multi-threaded environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skill
Bonus qualifications :
Experience with Jira and Perforce
Experience with cloud computing technologies and architectures such as AWS EC2 with auto scaling and elastic load balancing
Use of technologies such as Redis and AWS ElastiCache
Knowledge of gRPC and protobuf
Knowledge of Envoy, Istio, Kubernetes
Experience working within the games industries
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