Wildlife Studios is hiring a

Senior Backend Engineer

São Paulo, Brazil

We're looking for a talented and passionate Senior Backend Engineer, to join Wildlife's LiveOps team in São Paulo, Brazil. 

As a backend engineer, you'll work directly with several teams such as the games' teams, product, marketing, data science, and data engineering to develop world-class platforms that are used in our games' creation, operation, and distribution. Our main goal is to empower and enable each of those teams to do their work faster and better, making our games reach the next billion people. We'll need you to understand our systems flows, identify common demands from different teams, and work in close collaboration both within the team and with different parts of the organization to design secure, resilient systems with great usability and performance.

We know that the work we do has a high impact on our company's success and culture. The right person for this position is curious by nature, and comfortable in a "take the initiative" environment, loves solving problems, and can thrive in a fast and growing business. 

What you'll do

  • Design, implement, deploy and maintain systems and platform products that will be used in the games' development, operation and distribution.
  • Identify common demands from clients, design and propose solutions that improve everything from their operation to the end-user experience.
  • Detect and fix problems in production environment.
  • Contribute to the best practices of development, reliability, and availability of our systems.
  • Handle great volumes of data in real-time systems.

What you'll need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Solid understanding of computer science concepts (data structures, networking, concurrency, memory management, algorithm analysis, etc).

More about you

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Redis, DynamoDB, Postgres.
  • Experience solving problems and optimizing the performance of APIs.
  • Experience developing and maintaining systems with a high volume of requests.
  • Experience developing systems in the games industry.
  • Experience developing platform products.
  • Interested in learning more about Machine Learning

About Wildlife

Wildlife is one of the leading mobile game developers and publishers in the world. We have released more than 60 titles, reaching billions of people around the globe. Today, we have offices in Brazil, Argentina, Ireland, and the United States. Here, we create games that will excite, intrigue, and engage our players for years to come!

Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

Wildlife is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

Wildlife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at [email protected].

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