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Senior Backend Engineer

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 by Esports One

Santa Monica, CA 90401
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Esports One Intro Esports One is a ground-breaking esports data and analytics company that changes the way fans watch and engage with esports. Combining historical esports information with our state of the art computer vision technology, real-time analytics, and deep learning technology allows us to produce innovative experiences for the esports industry, from broadcaster to viewer, team to the fan and beyond. On top of building our own products, we also package our data solutions and provide them to partners, enabling them to create their own real-time esports applications - powered by Esports One. We're looking for highly motivated, humble individuals that have a passion for the gaming industry and above all else, esports. We want you to come in and teach us a thing or two, but also be receptive to learning and growing alongside the company. You're a self-starter, take work seriously, but you love games and will kick back to play with your co-workers. Quality is key, but as a startup in a competitive and evolving industry, we also embrace the "move fast and break things" mantra. Don't be afraid to experiment and take initiative, you miss 100% of the shots you don't take. Engineering Team Intro The engineering team at Esports One has a few values that are core to how we go about our work.
  • We are a team of learners, continuous personal improvement is crucial.
  • We engineer solutions, we don't throw stuff at the wall just to see if it sticks.
  • We challenge conventional thinking, but we do not reinvent the wheel either.
  • We understand the balance between perfection and shipping product.
  • We communicate candidly and honestly because we win and fail as a team. As an Esports One Senior Backend Engineer, you'll play a critical role in helping us architect and develop scalable backend solutions leveraging AWS solutions to the max. To this end you will partner with product owners to deliver killer features across a variety of platforms: Web, mobile, platform extensions, third-party integrations and more. All the while, working on a cross-disciplinary team to deliver scalable solutions, that support millions of users all across the globe. You are:
  • Experienced: you have a BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science or related engineering field with 7+ years of hands-on experience.
  • A coding champion: you are proficient in a multitude of programming languages such as Node.js, Python and Go.
  • A Docker expert: you handle Docker like a boss, having hands-on knowledge of running Docker in production, preferably on AWS with either ECS or Nomad.
  • An AWS guru: you've used various AWS technologies (SNS / SQS / S3 / Lambda / EC2 etc.) first hand and know where the pitfalls lie.
  • Passionate about quality: you understand the value of test automation and your responsibilities as an engineer.
  • Ambitious: you are eager to learn new technologies, ElasticSearch, AWS Kinesis, AWS Rekognition, AWS Transcoder, Consul.io, HashiVault, Nomad, Computer Vision, Machine Learning etc. These might not be technologies you've used, but you are keen to learn and grow.
  • Adaptable: you are capable of adjusting to new challenges, and experimentation is in your blood. You will:
  • Architect and deliver first-class backend services leveraging the best of bread AWS solutions.
  • Create, influence and improve our overall backend architecture and share best practices with the team.
  • Learn new technologies and programming languages on the job.
  • Contribute to open source projects that are used by us.
  • Work in a distributed team, with members across the US and in Europe.
  • While we are growing, you may be asked to help development efforts in other areas than just the backend. You'll love:
  • Opportunity to join a pre-series A startup with equity to show for it
  • Environment built by and for gamers
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Health, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Experience the growth of a company from up close and be an instrumental part in molding who we are
  • Leave your mark on an industry that is still in its infancy
  • Opportunity to broaden your skill set beyond backend
  • Reference: 615476198