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Company Name:
Big Viking Games
Location:
London, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Browser Based Games, iOS, Other
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Sr. Software Engineer

Big Viking Games is a leading social and mobile game development studio. With its headquarters in London, Ontario and a secondary studio in Toronto, Ontario our team of developers, artists and game designers are industry specialists who embrace the challenges of HTML5 mobile game development.
 
The primary responsibility of a full-time Senior Software Engineer is to collaborate on building efficient and scalable code. The successful candidate will expertly utilize HTML5, Javascript, Java and Node.js
 
This position is available in both the London & Toronto (Ontario) studios.
 
Responsibilities include:

  • Working on various titles and related engine
  • Implementing web interfaces using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Collaborating with team members to produce and manage high quality code
  • Writing server code using Node.js, PHP & Java
  • Working closely with the design & art team to definite future specifications
  • Participate in all aspects of the development cycle; driving projects to completion
  • Actively participating in design reviews and discussions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience developing games and leading teams preferred
  • Strong track record of overcoming technical challenges
  • Ability to write robust, efficient and maintainable code
  • Strong understanding and experience with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and Node.js preferred
  • Solid understanding of AJAX, web sockets and client server development
  • Programming experience workign with web technologies and/or game development an asset
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

Big Viking offers a unique opportunity to work for a leading game development company along with:

  • Competitive salaries with full health, dental & vision benefits
  • Employee stock option plan
  • Stocked kitchen & hot catered lunches daily
  • Team building activities such as paintball, movies, Canada's Wonderland, and in-studio events
  • Gaming lounge (competition grade foosball, Street Fighter 2 Classic Arcade Machine, XBox 360 & PS4)
  • Free in-studio Registered Massage Therapist