Established in 2017 by President & CEO, Daniel Kajouie, WGames is a well-funded, social gaming company that operates in the heart of Downtown Toronto. WGAMES is equipped with unsurpassed facilities and world-class talent in art, design and software development paired with a seasoned leadership team in the mobile and social gaming industry. We are seeking an experienced and talented Sr. Backend Engineer.
Be part of the core team tasked to build a new platform for event driven backend services using a distributed stateful streams approach based on Kafka.
Assist in migrating our infrastructure to Kubernetes.
Help build a high load, low latency production system.
The system must support a data-intensive mobile application that supports a unique personalized experience for each user in real-time.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar experience in the industry
7+ years of back-end development with server-side languages such as Elixir/Erlang, Go, Ruby, Scala or Java
3+ year of Cloud platform experience (AWS or GCP)
Strong Linux/Unix skills
Fundamental knowledge of networking, operating systems, language design and distributed systems
Experience with troubleshooting and performance optimization (performance metrics, flame graphs, distributed tracing)
Working knowledge about CI / CD and infrastructure as a code approach
Willingness to learn Elixir a must
Strong English oral and written communication skills
A fast learner with the ability to self motivate and self manage.
Experience with Kafka, Cassandra, Elasticsearch or any similar distributed data storage / messaging systems.
Experience using Elixir in a production environment.
Experience using Kubernetes in a production environment.
Personalized meals: Enjoy your breakfast and lunch own personalized meals from our in-house Nutritionist & Chefs. We also have an endless supply of snacks and drinks;
Health benefits: Health fully covers our employees, dental and vision care. We have an excellent benefits package and have you covered from day one;
Video games: Whether having lunch or on a break, we have a designated gaming lounge to keep you entertained;
Social events: We celebrate almost everything here. Whether it’s your birthday or a holiday, we like to take every opportunity to have some fun and socialize amongst our team;
Fitness membership and many more perks.
The company provides financial and legal support in relocating, work permit.