Heyzap: Software Engineer with Heyzap – VC-funded gaming startup in SF

Posted by | October 7, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://www.heyzap.com

Position
Be part of the early engineering team pushing the envelop of Online Gaming. We work in the sweet (and challenging) spot where the social web meets online gaming. Everything we build has to work at scale and ship fast as we work in one of the hottest and fastest growing markets on the web.
Heyzap’s looking for a talented engineer; hopefully you have made one or more sites that clearly illustrate your capabilities. You should be a technical generalist, meaning you are comfortable and eager to work on what is needed and learn what is necessary, in a fast-moving, dynamic environment.
Responsibilities
Our whiteboards are full of things we should have done yesterday! Here are some exciting projects that you could help on. We are building an advanced in game social platform and a games distribution engine:
  • Implement deep hooks in to publisher communties
  • Improving our live virtual goods transaction system that processes thousands of transactions a day
  • Building viral loops to improve distribution and engagement
  • Making cutting edge internal and developer facing analytics to help game developers analyse millions of game plays on thousands of websites
Requirements
  • Super smart software engineer
  • Can learn new technologies & languages fast
  • Excellent teamworking skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks
Bonus Skills
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Django/Python
  • MySql
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • Unix experience
  • Flash AS2/AS3
Benefits
  • Exciting, Challenging Work
  • Project Ownership
  • Broad Responsibilities
  • Early Employee Equity
  • Competitive Salary
  • Free Lunch!
  • Medical Insurance
  • Book Budget
  • Choice of Hardware
  • Comfy Aeron Chair
  • Unlimited Coke/Coffee
  • Xbox, Wii, Foosball
  • Fun Team Events
  • Top Games Industry Parties

To apply: Go to http://www.heyzap.com/jobs/engineer or send your resume and cover letter to jobs@heyzap.com

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