Senior Software Engineer (SSE-GS)
Machine Zone - Palo Alto, CA

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Write production quality software code for the Chat servers for all games using Erlang programming and OTP (Open Telecom Platform) Framework. Design and implement a new Real-Time software platform using Erlang and OTP that is high-performance, fault-tolerant and capable of handling millions of concurrent users. Apply distributed programming concepts in Erlang to make the code work for a multi-node Erlang cluster on Linux Servers. Actively Perform load test benchmarks using Tsung on the software under development. Push software code upgrades on Production Game Servers that handle live traffic. Utilize software interfacing techniques to integrate Erlang based Software Components with other game components written in other programming languages. Evaluate Open Source applications/modules. Mentor and supervise junior staff members. Technologies: Erlang, OTP, XML, Mnesia Database, Eunit Test Framework, XMPP, Erlang-based Messaging Software (RabbitMQ, Ejabberd), Concurrent computing, Socket Programming, Message-Queueing Architecture, TCP/IP Networking concepts. Tools: Ubuntu Linux, Bash (Unix Shell), MAC OSX, Vim, Secure Shell(SSH), Git, SVN, Jira Project Tracking, Tsung, Apache

MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and 36 months of experience.
Experience or knowledge in Erlang Programming, Erlang’s Open Telecom Platform (OTP), Network Socket Programming on Linux, Erlang-based Messaging/Queuing Software, Distributed Systems and Communication Protocols.

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About Us:
Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Machine Zone, Inc. (formerly Addmired) 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 iMob, Original Gangstaz, Global War, iMob 2, Race or Die 2, among others. To date, the company has well over 40 million downloads of their iPhone games. The company operates profitably and has raised two rounds of funding from Anthos Capital, Baseline Ventures and Menlo Ventures.
Winner of the Crunchies Award (Techcrunch), 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 its gamers. We continue to expand our teams and look for top talents 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!

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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...