Big Viking Games | London ON N6B 3M6 CAN | Full Time | Posted: 11/26/2012
Founded in 2011, Big Viking Games was started by co-founders Greg (@gsthomson) and Albert (@albertsupdates) as a result of their shared desired to create audacious awesome-sauce and epic ridiculousness on Facebook & Mobile platforms.
We don't just create fun for other people, we work hard to create a fun environment that our staff love to spend time in.
Are you the type of individual that is excited by the opportunity to solve large scale, highly complex technical problems? Are you interested in helping to build the next generation of mobile games using cutting edge technology (HTML5, NoSQL, node.js)? We are seeking Software Engineers with a true passion for what they do to join our team. The position is full-time and is located in our London, Ontario studio.
Big Viking Games is Canada’s leading social and mobile game development studio, where our employees are passionate about creating amazing games that are played and enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. We don’t just create fun for other people, we work hard to create a fun environment that our staff love to spend time in.
In this role you will help design and build cutting edge games and mobile applications using the latest technologies and platforms. We need you to possess an innate ability to handle complex technical challenges and write scalable and efficient code (one of our databases gets 25,000 queries a second!) We are looking to hire the brightest, most passionate, dedicated and awesome people we can find. If this sounds like you, then you will fit right in.
You have to be versatile, and may be required to do any of the following:
•Work on our latest mobile game title and its related engine
•Write massively concurrent server code using node.js and PHP
•Work closely with our product and design teams to define feature specifications
•Help to build and scale back-end services including report interfaces and data feeds.
•Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
•Able to write robust, efficient and maintainable code
•Understanding of AJAX, Comet, web sockets and client-server development
•Extensive programming experience working with web technologies or game development
•Mobile application development or experience with game projects an asset
•Past experience with Git source control and Agile development methods preferred
•A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
Besides having the opportunity to work for a leading game development company, we also offer:
•Competitive salaries with full health benefits
•Stock options at an innovative & growing company
•Comfortable workstations with top-of-the-line Aeron chairs
•MacBook Pro’s (or PC as desired) with as many monitors as you like
•Free breakfast, lunch and dinner (as desired) & unlimited snacks
•Fully stocked drink fridge with soda, juices, and daily fresh cut fruits
•Opportunity to work with and learn from awesome co-workers that are hyper-smart and passionate about games
•Fun and fast paced work environment
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||London, ON, N6B 3M6, Canada|
|Categories||Programmer / Engineer|
|Pref Degree||Bachelor's Degree|
|Work Site||On site|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|