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Seattle Node.js Message Board › Seattle Mobile Game Dev Z2Live is hiring

Seattle Mobile Game Dev Z2Live is hiring

Mark A.
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Seattle, WA
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At Z2live our goal is to make the best mobile social games in the world and our game servers are central to that goal. Simply put, we’re looking for the most talented and driven server engineers in the gaming business to work in our Seattle office located across the street from the famous Pike Place Market. Our game server engineers build software that juggles the needs of a massive user population.

The server engineers we’re looking for have a passion for building scalable, performant, maintainable and beautiful code in a variety of programming languages in a production environment. Our engineers take games from concept to live deployment and play a key role at every stage.

As a member of the engineering team at Z2Live your responsibilities will include:

Bringing game features to life from idea to implementation.
Design and implementation of core game server features.
Design and implementation of persistence solutions for game servers.
Diagnosing and fixing bottlenecks, tuning and tweaking of server code.
Tuning of game server code for performance and scalability

Desired Skills & Experience
Things we expect from our Server Engineers:

A deep understanding of computers and computer programming.
A commitment to writing testable code and accompanying tests.
Extensive knowledge of databases of all kinds, with different ways of hooking them up to applications, and with database tools.
An understanding of modern web application architecture. You should know what REST means. You should know what an HTTP request and response look like
Strong understanding of computer networking in general, including
knowledge of live deployments and the hardware and software that make it happen.
A foundation in Unix/Linux. You should be able to hop onto a box and tell us what’s running and how well it’s running.
Knowledge of scaling applications from a single machine to a large deployment.
Knowledge of JavaScipt
Candidates must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Software Engineering on a whiteboard test
Multiple positions open
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