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Senior Software Engineer - LiveOps

Software Engineer - ENGINEERING – LIVEOPS - Remote, Canada , Canada

Job Title Senior Software Engineer - LiveOps
Job Description

WHAT IMPACT CAN A SOFTWARE ENGINEER HAVE AT ESG?

At East Side Games, we all band together to deliver a world-class gameplay experience for our players around the globe. Whether that’s working with Ricky and the Gang on Trailer Park Boys: Greasy Money, or any of our other current or upcoming titles, you’re committed to making memorable player experiences. Everyone has an impact here. As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be hands-on with our systems, tools and features to build player-first, world-class mobile titles for millions of players globally. Working across our titles in Live Operations, you’ll solve complex problems across the entire stack, raising the technical bar for idle games. We’re a remote-first studio and encourage all applications.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Implement game enhancements, features and bug fixes to our major titles in Live Operations such as Trailer Park Boys: Greasy Money and Bud Farm: Idle Tycoon. You’ll work across the entire stack
  • Be hands-on, tackling our engineering goals head-on through the implementation of high quality, well-structured and documented code
  • Design and implement systems and architecture for our live games and any future projects!
  • Collaborate closely with our Designers and provide improvements to our processes, workflows and tools
  • Maintain and innovate our existing tools for content creation, adding new functionalities and improving the engineering workflows
  • Mentorship, coaching working closely with our junior candidates, review codes
  • *** Duties and responsibilities outlined above are representative, but not all-inclusive

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • A minimum of 5 years building high quality production software systems
  • Production level knowledge of C# and Unity is essential
  • Experience working on F2P, freemium, or live games is essential
  • Idle game experience is a HUGE plus!
  • Some backend experience is a plus, particularly experience integrating and/or creating REST API’s
  • Experience working with cloud services like AWS and GCP
  • Experience working with agile development methodologies
  • A shipped mobile title or personal gaming projects you’re proud of building
  • An understanding of professional software engineering best practices, such as code reviews, source control management, build processes and testing
  • Strategic time management skills and a commitment to executing tasks to completion
  • Accessible communication skills, both written and orally

YOU ARE:

  • You enjoy games, particularly mobile games. You are on top of the latest games, trends and what’s happening in live events
  • Comfortable in an environment where priorities and plans change rapidly, but with intention
  • Solution-oriented, self-motivated and diligent
  • Community-minded, whereby a collective mission of the project is a shared priority
  • Empathic, compassionate and curious
  • Your values are governed by justice, equity, diversity and inclusion

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WORK AT ESG?

Established in 2011, East Side Games started as an indie game studio in east Vancouver. Today, we’re part of East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR), and we’re a game developer, publisher, and technology provider. We enable creators to successfully deliver memorable mobile gaming experiences that players engage with every day. Through our proven tech kits and beloved brand partnerships, our games empower passionate fan bases to explore their favourite content in a fun, convenient medium, available in the palm of their hands.

The best part is, we’re fans first, which makes this adventure extra special. Our games and our team have the same goal; to be inclusive and for everyone. We get sh*t done and our team is on hand to step in, listen, and support, regardless of rank. Tackle your challenges, share your learnings, then share refreshments with the whole studio in our weekly Lunch & Learns and monthly Friday Cheers calls. Have we piqued your curiosity? Then check out our amazing Culture and Benefits! We note that our culture is not a monolith, and is ever-changing based on the folks that make up our team here at ESG.

WE’RE BUILT ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

East Side Games are an equitable employer that values justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage people of marginalized backgrounds, particularly QTBIPOC folks, to apply, and will acknowledge and value the strengths you bring to foster yours and the studio's growth.

APPLY HERE! 

Sector ENGINEERING – LIVEOPS
Category Software Engineer
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary DOE
Date Posted 30 June 2022
Recruiter East Side Games
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