Backend Engineer I
GetMega is one of the first skill based Real Money Gaming platform for the smartphone generation of the world. We are building a platform where players are pitted against each other to compete in various games requiring skills like Reaction, Attention, Spatial and Logic Reasoning, Visual and Auditory Processing etc. We haver games accross various categories including some of the well known cards and casual game. You should definitely checkout our app at www.getmega.com
GetMega is founded by two Computer Sciences Undergraduates from IIT Kanpur who have previously run and sold VC funded startup in the logistics domain. We are based out of Bengaluru, India and have raised multi-million dollar funding from Top-Tier Institutional Venture Capitalists to disrupt the multi-billion dollar skill based gaming market around the world.
- Values of the Engineering A-Team:- Product-Minded - We believe in a mix of data-led and intuitive/Player Focus Group Discussion (FGD) based product decisions. You will have to work closely with our Players, Data and Design teams to understand their psyche, so we can create a more frictionless experience for Mega players.
- Ownership & Delivery - We work in small cross-functional teams, making a large impact on the products we create from idea to launch.
- Iterate Quickly - We have a bias to build MVPs and collect direct feedback from the users of our software for faster iteration.
As a Backend Engineer at GetMega, you will have a rare opportunity to shape GetMega’s backend systems, infrastructure, development and deployment practices while evangelising a strong engineering culture across all teams. Your work will have a direct impact on the User Experience of all the Mega players across the world and the internal systems of Mega. We are a fast-growing company with leadership opportunities available to you as the team continues to expand.
What should you deeply care about?
GO, GRPC, SPANNER, MYSQL, KUBERNETES, FIREBASE, GCP
What would you be doing?
- Play a key role working on the backend services and infrastructure that powers Mega
- Build platforms, services, and APIs that are used by other Mega products
- Collaborate with our cross-functional team including product managers, frontend & game engineers to understand their needs
Superpowers you’ll need to be a success in this role?
- 0-3 years of experience architecting and maintaining backend systems
- Strong programming skills in Go
- 0-3 years of experience with SQL databases (we use Spanner & Mysql) and other data stores like Redis
- Experience working with Protobufs, gRPC & HTTP/2
- Understanding of modern software engineering practices in areas like CI/CD, test automation, microservices, distributed systems, and data management
- Strong proficiency building services on GCP/AWS. Kubernetes knowledge is a plus
- Excellent English communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team
- Ability to effectively identify and tackle meaningful problems
- Technical vision, ability to understand abstract problems and architect systems that help solve them
- Understanding of complex workflows designed to scale from novice to advance users
- Experience working in fast-paced and execution-focused continuous delivery environments
- A track record of personal accountability, strong work ethic, and integrity to reach your goals, demonstrating a sense of urgency and ownership
What would you get from Mega?
- The rare opportunity to join one of the hottest Indian startups with multi-million dollar funding. We are not just another gaming studio, but are creating the largest skilling platform in the world.
- Above market compensation. We believe to hire the top 100 talent of the country in any field (tech/product/design), we need to be a paymaster.
- Obvious sweet perks like daily catered breakfast and lunches, endless coffee, and dry snacks. We believe in enabling our employees by removing trivial tasks like packing breakfast/ordering lunch/going out for coffee etc.
- Swanky custom-built office space. It's a fact that any individual spends a major portion of their lives in office. There's no reason to cut corners in providing the best office space ever.
- Reimbursements. The company will reimburse any expense made by an employee to reach our goals. Period.
- We are open to giving out any benefits which will further empower our employees to create the Mega which we collectively envision.
GetMega is committed to building a diverse and inclusive company that celebrates and develops individuals of all backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all applicants.
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Date posted: 2022-01-20