Kabam: Software Engineer – Ruby

Posted by | January 16, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://www.kabam.com

As a leader in the free-to-play core social games arena, Kabam is a key player in transforming the traditional gaming industry.  We have a successful track record of creating high quality, massively multiplayer social games that delight and engage core gamers. Our games combine the deep, immersive gameplay found in MMO games (strategy, RPG style) with the connectivity and interaction of social networks.  Kabam has commercially launched 6 games to date, including The Godfather: Five Families, Dragons of Atlantis and award-winning Kingdoms of Camelot,with many more in the pipeline. You can play Kabam games on Google+, Facebook and other social networks around the world. Our studio business model allows us to sustain a startup culture that empowers you to drive change and influence the outcome of your contributions – ones that impact millions of gamers daily! 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:
This group is responsible for the design, development and deployment of massively multiplayer back-end game code. We’re looking for Back-End engineers who are capable and excited about developing innovative, scalable and highly available solutions for millions of concurrent users. This team works on all levels of code from database interaction and core business logic up through game functionality. 
Here’s Our Stack:
  • Ruby/Rails
  • Node.js
  • Rspec
  • Redis
  • MySQL
  • Memcached
  • Hadoop
  • Beanstalkd/Resque
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
Requirements:
  • Strong desire to program in Ruby
  • Extensive Web application development experience with any of the following: ruby, python, javascript, perl, java or scala
  • Accustomed to agile workflow
  • Work on-site in San Francisco. This position has no remote work option
Desirable, but not required:
  • MySQL experience
  • Git
  • Ruby development experience
  • Open source contributions
  • TDD experience
  • Javascript experience
  • Pair programming experience
  • Experience scaling web services
 
 

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http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=ovsvVfw7&s=37Signals

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