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Job Title

Senior Server Engineer

Status

Closed

Job ID

6539 - KC

Location City

Austin

Location State

TX

Client:

Confidential

Open Date:

11/14/2019

SOAL
  
Hello there, we are seeking a Senior Server Engineer for our client located in Austin or Dallas, TX.

Please review the details below.
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to our Recruiter- Kari at 512-543-9566 and/or kcooper@soaltech.com.

Title: Senior Server Engineer
Duration: PERMANENT
Rate: DOE or if you have an actual rate.
Location: Dallas, TX

Job Description

Senior Server Engineer
The Senior Server Engineer will be involved in organizing and collaborating with members of the CLIENT 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, be highly familiar with the gaming industry, and have first-rate organizational, communicational, and motivational skills.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities
• Lead and 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
• 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 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, computer engineering, electronic engineering or related field
• Experience with Cloud platforms and architecting systems for the Cloud
• Experience applying stateless / serverless design principles
• Experience provisioning and maintaining Cloud Based VMs.
• Experience with both SQL and NoSQL stacks
• Experience with Node.JS, Redis and Elasticsearch

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work Our core hours are 10am to 6:00pm, which means the EP should be available for meetings etc. during the time period. The EP will be required to work longer hours on occasion, especially during periods when staff is working late to meet tight deadlines etc.