Senior Software Engineer

Job typeGame Development/Publishing, Programming, Technology/Information Technology
LocationUnited States - Needham, Massachusetts
TypeFull Time
Posted DateMar. 15, 2019
WB Games Boston is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Core Server team. This role will provide infrastructure support, automation expertise, and game feature development on a server-side platform engineering team. We are looking for a creative problem solver who has experience troubleshooting live production systems and is eager to learn new technologies.

What part will you play?
  • Design, implementation, deployment, and maintenance of highly-scalable and available services for our live games.
  • Design new tools and improve existing tools to continually better our infrastructure automation capability.
  • Build, maintain, and tune our infrastructure (CoreOS, Docker) on Amazon Web Services.
  • Contribute to best-practices on automation, reliability, and availability.
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks.
  • Periodically offer round-the-clock first-line support of the production environments, as part of a rotating on-call schedule.

What do we require from you?
  • The ability to solve complex problems in practical, efficient ways across large distributed systems.
  • Experience coding with Go or willingness to learn it.
  • Experience developing and managing databases (ideally PostgreSQL).
  • Experience building, deploying, and maintaining microservices utilizing popular open-source software.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms.
  • Passion for developing scalable and maintainable software systems.
  • Bonus Points:
    • Extensive experience with developing scalable, distributed systems.
    • Expertise programming in Go.
    • Deep knowledge of PostgreSQL databases at scale.
    • Expertise working with Amazon Web Services.
    • Have a passion for playing and developing games.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site,