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Company Name:
BattleCry Studios
Location:
Austin, Texas
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
PC / Windows
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
1
Experience Level:
Associate
Education:
Some College

Platform/Web Services Engineer

BattleCry, the newest ZeniMax studio in Austin, Texas, is seeking a qualified Platform/Web Services Engineer to help create and maintain game services for an online title. We are looking for experience in open source-based distributed system frameworks with database experience.  You would help build our in-game e-commerce system, incorporate our game with an existing accounts and customer service system, and build our game web presence. All of this must be done in an Amazon cloud environment using the latest IAAS best practices.  

As we are a Python and Node.js shop for our platform services, so a successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in these languages and web frameworks based upon them. 

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Help design and build the in-game storefront and related systems

 Required Skills:

  • 3+ years’ experience building reliable, highly available and scalable platforms (ideally some of it in games)
  • Experience building in a cloud environment (ideally AWS)
  • Expertise  in OO programming in Python (C++ experience a bonus, but not required)
  • Knowledge of Linux environments, source code control systems, and release management
  • Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or (equivalent)

 Bonus Skills:

  • Django, Tornado, or Twisted experience
  • Node.js experience
  • Experience with messaging frameworks (AMQP)
  • Strong relational database fundamentals, hands-on experience with non-relational/NoSQL alternatives, and solid grasp of which to use when
  • Experience with MVC frameworks is plus
  • Experience with integrating with third party APIs (including social networks and payment/billing systems)

About Our Team:

BattleCry Studios, located in Austin, TX, brings together a group of seasoned developers with one goal: to create fun, AAA online global experiences for the connected world. BattleCry is currently working on the newly announced team action combat title, BATTLECRY.

We’re looking for thinkers, driven by creativity and self-discipline, to successfully launch games. We never want to tell you what to do. We trust our team to go with their instincts because that will foster the very best ideas for our games and the players.

To learn more about BATTLECRY (planned to be in Beta in 2015), please visit the game’s official website at http://www.battlecrythegame.com.

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