Senior Server Engineer
Breaktime Studios - San Francisco, CA

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Breaktime Studios is looking for rockstar backend server engineers to help us develop the next generation of social games. As a Senior Server Engineer, you'll be working with ground-breaking game design frameworks, building code that scales to multiple platforms and touches millions of people, and continually pushing the boundaries as to how well we can interact with our players.


  • Build a suite of shared services to power large-scale, mobile games
  • Work closely with Production and Client Development teams through all stages of Game Development
  • Write server-side code for distributed, cloud-hosted systems
  • Design and expose APIs for developers to build against
  • Create and manage build scripts and deployments
  • Work with build/release and QA to uphold best practices
  • Productively contribute to Agile development on iteratively developed projects
  • Help design, develop, test and implement quality code and tools
Required Skills

  • Extensive programming experience in Java, MySQL
  • Experience building back end systems and servers
  • Comfortable working in scripting environments such as Python, Bash, etc
  • Experience working with AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS
  • Understanding and experience developing networked game experiences
  • Knowledge of Objective-C / C++ a plus
  • Appreciation for working in an agile environment
  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • 2+ years’ experience with large, scalable client/server web service