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Software Engineer | Gaming Company | San Francisco

Job Title: Software Engineer | Gaming Company | San Francisco
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco
Salary: $180,000 - $220,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Jack
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Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Our client make games – how cool is that? In fact, they 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 they employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The commerce team is tasked to develop one of the largest eCommerce platforms to power hundreds of games played by hundreds of millions of gamers. The commerce platform is responsible for providing foundation services to game studios including identity management, account, subscription, billing, payment, virtual currency, provisioning, entitlement, risk and fraud at 24x7 with 99.99% reliability.

The successful candidate of this position will serve as a Senior Software Engineer on the Commerce Platform team who is responsible for the design and implementation of their subscription management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with program managers to understand business requirements and translate those into technical designs which are reviewed and signed off by the stack holder.

  • Lead technical design and implementation of features.

  • Design underlying database schema, interface, and plan for capacity.

  • Implement high quality code with comprehensive unit testing.

  • Be a subject matter expert in your area.

  • Fix bugs raised from stabilization, integration and production.

  • Work on migrating legacy systems to the new platform.

  • Troubleshoot issues raised from production and resolve customer problems.

  • Evaluate and adopt technologies which improve the team efficiency and platform capabilities.

  • Code review peer developer’s code and provide constructive feedback to ensure consistency and quality of code.

  • Mentor junior engineers, new hires, and interns.



  • 5+ years of commercial or online service software development.

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical major is required.

  • Solid computer science knowledge including Algorithms, Data Structures, Operation Systems, etc.

  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.

  • Ability to quickly learn complex systems and new technologies.

  • Passion about customer, partner, and quality.

  • Proven track record of releasing commerce software products.

  • Proven track record of design/architecture of large components.

  • Experience in mentoring junior engineers and hire hires into high performing stars.

  • Experience in live site troubleshooting.

  • Advanced level experience with Java/C++ development.

  • Experience in building and running large scale distributed online services is big plus.

  • Experience in building billing payment systems is preferred.

  • Experience with large distributed database design is preferred.