Sr. Database Scalability Engineer
Machine Zone - Palo Alto, CA

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The Sr. Database Scalability Engineer is a key member of the Platform Engineering team and reports into the VP of Platform Engineering and Chief Architect. You should have extensive experience with Objective Oriented development and have built database applications against MySQL. You will be responsible for helping to deliver high quality online, mobile MMOs, and your work will be seen by tens of millions of global players in the future!

Responsibilities:
Work closely with the VP of Platform Engineering and Chief Architect to build massive, high-performance, scalable game features
Run and analyze load tests; assist in performance optimization of the system
Ensure software quality by writing Unit and Functional Tests
Stay up-to-date with new technologies and architectures
Come up with innovative solutions and interpret high-level, architectural requirements into technically implementable specifications

Requirements:
7+ years of experience
Bachelors (Masters preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant field
Strong Experience building database applications against MySQL
Experienced in NoSQL frameworks, redis, couchbase
Understanding of database sharding
Solid coding practices including design, unit testing, and peer code-reviews
Experience working with big code bases
Experience with Php, Mysql, Nginx, Apache, Bash

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Top Reasons to Join Us:
Be part of the most innovative mobile gaming company with phenomenal growth opportunities
Competitive compensation package, bonus initiative plans, 401K, full health benefits, ST/LT insurance and unlimited vacation
Located in downtown Palo Alto near all the restaurants, bars, and cafes
Food, snacks, drinks, and lunches/dinners with founders
Monthly events (offsite mixers, game nights, ice cream socials, etc.), group lunches, holiday party, ping pong table, video games… and more!

About Us:
Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Machine Zone, Inc. (formerly known as Addmired, Inc.) is focused on creating the most engaging free-to-play mobile social games in the world. Launched in 2008 with Y Combinator, Machine Zone has seen explosive annual growth with its highly successful free-to-play games, including Game of War: Fire Age , iMob 2, Original Gangstaz, Global War, Race or Die 2, among others. To date, the company has well over 40 million downloads of their iPhone games and is the recipient of the 2010 Crunchies Award (Techcrunch) for Best Bootstrapped Startup. Machine Zone operates profitably and has raised two rounds of funding from Anthos Capital, Baseline Ventures and Menlo Ventures.
We are a unique, highly talented and ambitious team of free-to-play game experts and rock-star engineers, all focused on building highly engaging mobile experiences for our gamers. We continue to expand our teams and look for top talent around the world to build not only the most exciting technical and social projects in mobile gaming, but to help create the best gaming company. Come and be part of the revolution!

Machine Zone does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website, employees or Human Resources. Machine Zone will not pay fees for unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Machine Zone and will be processed accordingly without fee.

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Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Machine Zone, Inc. (formerly known as Addmired, Inc.) is focused on creating the most engaging free-to-play...