Senior Software Engineer (Server) at SciPlay

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SciPlay, is a global leader focused in providing an ever-expanding portfolio of robust iGaming and Social Casino solutions to the global gaming industry. To put it simply - we make Mobile and Facebook games that are fun to play, fun to make, and we're growing like crazy! SciPlay's reach is made possible by the expertise of our rock star teams and game makers. Want to be part of a fast-paced company that lands in the Top 1% of Social Casino games? See more details below!Job Description Summary:SciPlay is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms, providing highly entertaining free-to-play games that millions of people play every day for their authenticity, engagement and fun.SciPlay currently offers nine core games, including social casino games Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino Slots, Hot Shot Casino and Quick Hit Slots, and casual games MONOPOLY Slots, Bingo Showdown, 88 Fortunes Slots, Backgammon Live, Solitaire Pet Adventure with offices all over the world!Essential Job Functions:
  • Work with multiple game teams to define and create shared server infrastructure and libraries to facilitate the needs of all teams
  • Help further extend and own the games' common tools framework
  • Stay apprised of and evaluate new technologies and programming practices
  • Identify and refactor problematic areas of codebase
  • Use Git on a daily basis to manage source code
  • Perform code review for fellow engineers
  • Research and utilize third party APIs (Facebook, Teak, Adjust, etc)
  • Occasional light front end web work with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Mentor junior engineers and assist them with feature development and debugging
  • Participate in on-site interviews with engineering candidates
  • Help migrate existing on-premises applications to the cloud
Qualifications: Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Math, Statistics or relevant area or equivalent experience
Required Experience:
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience writing and debugging in a statically typed language like C++, Java, or C#
  • Experience writing and debugging in a dynamically typed language like PHP, Ruby or Python
  • Professional experience working with MySQL or another RDBMS
  • Strong problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
  • Professional experience with modern version control systems like Git and Mercurial
  • Strong communication skills
Preferred Experience:
  • Social game development
  • Experience migrating legacy on-premises applications to the cloud. (Amazon Web Services (AWS) etc)
  • Experience working with AWS Database technologies such as RDS, DynamoDB, etc
  • Experience working with AWS Service Technologies such as ECS, Fargate, Elastic Load Balancers, etc
  • Microservice development (Node.js, Lambda, etc)
  • Experience with containers/container management. (Docker, Vagrant, etc)
  • Experience with creating and maintaining packages.
  • Experience with build/CI systems like Jenkins
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Experience working from the command line and using common utilities (grep, tail, etc)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (Couchbase, Memcached, Redis, MongoDB, etc)
  • Front end best practices using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Professional experience working in an Agile/Scrum/XP environment
We are SciPlay! We make games!The roots of our company are simple and strong: our founders fell head over heels for casino games and had a vision to create the most entertaining free-to-play casino games for gamers around the world. We've grown into a company that makes games we are truly proud of and that are enjoyed by millions of players every day. Our history is extensive, but we're just getting started. In 1998, we got our start as Phantom EFX and in 2019, we reintroduced ourselves as SciPlay and went public on the Nasdaq.At SciPlay, we are programmed to think untraditionally. From our yearly development conferences, shindigs, and new game launches, we believe in doing what you love and doing it well. We take great pride in our ability to create authentic experiences for players and we are excited to continue investing in our workforce, technology, and our data-driven approach, all with the mission of delighting our players long into the future. We believe that if we continue to stay passionate, set ambitious goals, live our values and play together, we will become the #1 social casino and casual gaming company in the world.A few of our highlighted perks and benefits:
  • Competitive salaries and annual bonuses alongside matching 401k and other competitive benefits.
  • Strong commitment to work life balance
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Fully stocked gameroom featuring current generation consoles and titles, shuffle board tables, foosball tables, and arcade cabinets (including our prized 5v5 cabinet ultra-rare copy of Killer Queen!)
  • Brand new, shiny, and aesthetically pleasing 10,000 sq ft office located in the Arboretum area in Austin
SciPlay Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, SciPlay) are committed to creating a workforce of credibility and dependability. As a prerequisite to employment with SciPlay (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SciPlay conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. SciPlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you'd like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster. #LI-MF1
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