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Senior Backend Engineer (Central Technology)


Kabam Vancouver is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Central Technology department.

At Kabam CT, our Backend department is responsible for re-engineering game publishing frameworks that assist in the development of all of our games.

You'll be working with incredible talent at CT, people who are motivated and inspiring.

It is imperative that the ideal candidate has a strong technical background, be highly proficient with backend systems design, and be laser-focused on the details, yet able to look beyond the current state.

*Remote work is eligible for this position. 

In this role, you can expect to:

    • Participate extensively in the development of our game publishing SDK's backend features
    • Collaborate with our data, marketing, and finance departments to understand their needs and provide them with the most effective technical solutions
    • Develop backend systems (Web client and Server-side logic) (design, architect, implement, document, test, and support)
    • Mentor and support other programmers in their usage of it
    • Responsible for ad-hoc projects and/or requirements may arise as requested

In order to be successful for this role, we are looking for:

    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent 
    • 7+ years in software engineering with back-end/server-side technologies
    • Developed large-scale B2C web applications with experience in backend web development
    • Advanced technical experience in Node.js, C++.
    • Strong database experience (any RDBMS, preferably MongoDB)
    • You have worked on a RESTful API system 
    • Experience in working in a mixed team environment of engineers and non-engineering professionals
    • Good experience working with source control
    • Able to effectively communicate and translate between general ideas and technical practices

In addition, It would be nice to have:

    • Experience dealing with scalability and performance optimization
    • Experience in Unity3D, PostgreSQL, and Redis
    • Practical knowledge of the iOS and Android platforms
    • Experience in professional game production
    • Experience working with Google Cloud / AWS
    • An active Github profile

Excited by this opportunity? Kabam is dedicated to growing our diverse and inclusive workforce, so if your past experience doesn’t perfectly match the listed requirements we encourage you to apply anyways - you could be a great fit for this or other positions.

We invite you to apply now and start the conversation with us. Together, we can create and support some of the best games ever made and entertain the world!

Kabam is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and equitable workplace, and inclusive environment for all existing and potential employees. Employment decisions are based on candidate qualifications and business need, not race, color, ancestry, place of origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, political belief, religion, creed, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, prior criminal conviction or any other protected class in accordance with federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

About Kabam

Kabam is a world leader in developing entertaining, immersive, and highly social multiplayer games, bringing high-quality graphics, next-generation technology, and revolutionary gameplay to players around the world.

Kabam’s games, Marvel Contest of Champions, Disney Mirrorverse, and Shop Titans, have generated hundreds of millions of downloads and have received multiple awards including Apple’s Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year.

Founded in 2006, Kabam has studios and offices in North America, including Vancouver and Montreal in Canada, and Los Angeles and San Francisco in the United States. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.
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Location: Vancouver
Date found: 2022-11-06

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