Are you a super star (or one in the making)? Want to be at the cutting edge of groundbreaking technology? If you thrive on start up adrenaline, have a nothing-is-impossible attitude and feel you will be able to learn from a team of rock stars as much as you will teach them - come help us make a difference by fixing some broken but fundamental laws of technology that have stood the test of time for decades.
Agawi is the world’s first cloud gaming platform focused on the post-PC era of tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs, using an open cloud architecture. Offering partners the ability to deliver compelling game experiences in any genre, from social to hardcore, to users on any device, including tablets, TVs, smartphones and PCs, Agawi stands for “any game, anywhere, instantly.”
Combining the latest innovations in open cloud architectures, with its own patent pending state-of-the-art interactive streaming technology, Agawi works with leading game publishers, online retailers, OEMs, and network operators to stream console-quality PC, MMO, casual and social games to users instantly.
Based in Menlo Park, California, Agawi was founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and spun out of YouWeb Incubator in 2010.
Agawi is seeking a Server Side Engineer to provide architectural vision and hands-on technical leadership to a team building large multi-tier systems, which will be run as a service for Agawi customers. Designing and deploying mission-critical systems in the cloud while addressing performance, reliability and scalability requirements is a critical part of the job. If working on large real-world distributed systems problems, anticipating future customer requirements and delivering them on an aggressive schedule motivates you, then this job is for you.
Comfortable with web frameworks (eg. Rails, Django etc)
Willing to work with new frameworks/languages
Comfortable with Linux and Linux-based servers
Capable of bringing up a server stack from scratch
Familiar with build/deployment tools (Chef, Puppet etc)
Familiarity with Ruby
Experience using cloud providers (Rackspace, AWS etc) and their APIs
Gaming experience a plus
At Agawi, spontaneity is routine. While hard work is appreciated, having fun is non-negotiable! An impromptu company sponsored trip to Las Vegas or bonuses when they are least expected are as important to us as delivering a world-class product to a thrilled customer.
Of course, a competitive salary, best equity in the Silicon Valley and a killer benefits package are bonuses:
- Complete suite of Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
- Short Term / Long Term Disability Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Flexible and Generous vacation policy
- Monthly Caltrain commute pass
- Company sponsored lunches and happy hours
- 401k Plan
Agawi - 16 months ago