Senior Server Engineer Austin
Boss Fight Entertainment is a cutting-edge game development studio, with offices in Dallas and Austin. We are seeking a Senior Server Engineer to join our ranks of veteran game developers as we take on an exciting new challenge to bring AAA console experiences to mobile, as well as developing new IPs. This position will work onsite at our Austin or Allen studio.
*Relocation assistance available
The Senior Server Engineer will collaborate with members of the Boss Fight team from every part of the studio, as well as partners outside the company to deliver exceptionally high-quality mobile games primarily based on iOS and Android platforms. The Senior Server Engineer is expected to have a significant amount of production experience and first-rate organization, communication, and motivation skills.
- Work with a team of Engineers to handle the server needs for all games and prototypes at the company
- Contribute to game design by providing estimates on the scalability and cost of desired features and collaborating with design team on ideas and implementation
- Architect, provision, and maintain dev and live infrastructure in AWS
- Research and explore new technologies to speed up response time and reduce server costs
- Architect and extend a reusable set of robust, scalable, game-agnostic backend systems to support features common across mobile games
- Architect and extend systems that collect and present real-time metrics
- Write web based, game-specific administrative and customer service tools.
- Work with client engineers to define the format of data that is passed between client and server
Required Skills and abilities:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Organized and can help organize others.
- Inspired and enjoys inspiring others.
- Ability to work in a team environment with maturity and leadership
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, or related field
- Experience with Cloud platforms and architecting systems for the Cloud
- Experience applying stateless / serverless design principles
- Experience with Node.JS, Redis and Elasticsearch
- Experience provisioning and maintaining Cloud Based VMs.
- Experience with both SQL and NoSQL stacks