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Company Name:
Linden Lab
San Francisco, California
United States
Job Type:
Position type:
Full Time
Enhanced / Virtual Reality, iOS, Linux / UNIX
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Sr. Software Engineer, Back-end


Linden is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our New Products development group.  In this role you will be the go to person for the Python backend of our iOS app Blocksworld.  Blocksworld is live and growing so you will need to have strong design skills and know when and where to make the trade-offs required to maintain scalability and performance.  This exciting position offers great versatility and challenge, and is perfect for an engineer who loves to constantly develop new skills.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect and maintain a scalable backend for a live product
  • Lead and participate in design discussions
  • Write and deploy highly performant, reliable code
  • Collaborate with other engineers in an iterative, agile development environment with a focus on shipping code and achieving practical results
  • Participate in code reviews, whiteboard discussions, standups, and pair-programming on a daily basis
  • Provide day-to-day technical leadership in a collaborative fashion within the team, as well as across the company

Required Skills:

  • Strong experience with Python or Ruby
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as Redis, CouchDB and MongoDB
  • SQL database experience
  • Have worked on live products that demand a flexible attitude and the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively

 Bonus points:

  • Game development experience
  • Experience with Objective-C and iOS development
  • Experience with Unity
  • Experience with C++

For Immediate Consideration, please email your CV to Erik Berger at erik@lindenlab.com 

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