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Senior Software Engineer (Java)

Come join a young and dynamic, venture backed, startup! We are applying proven social game play to LOHAS (Lifestyle of Health & Sustainability) – a $290B market!  You get to work with our team of ex EA, Playdom & Lego game designers on games that tie in with the real world to change consumer behavior for the better! (check out our awesome Press section). Our first green vertical game “Trash Tycoon” was recently launched with great success and some big partners, and we have few other projects in the pipeline.

The best candidates will have solid experience developing web applications utilizing  server-side technologies.  You should be a self starter and ideally have experience working with developing new applications and integrating disparate platforms together using APIs, web services, and common messaging technologies.

Your Responsibilities

The candidate we hire will be a technical powerhouse and will have a role instrumental in architecting features and addressing critical issues in creating and customizing internal user and consumer facing tools. You must be able to write coherent, organized code using best engineering practices and be comfortable working on a complicated code base with high levels of abstraction.  You must also be able to build and communicate your design and development strategy to other developers, teams and stakeholders and adapt feedback you’re your code in an atmosphere of rapid prototyping and constantly evolving requirements to meet business demands.  You should have a history of working closely with product managers to ensure development work meets requirements and offer suggestions and solutions to push the technology solution to exceed expectations in innovative ways.

Required Skills:

  • Strong Java development experience
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design principles
  • Knowledge of IOC containers.
  • Good understanding/experience with ORM technologies (Hibernate).
  • Expert knowledge of MVC-oriented frameworks
  • Experience with web services/REST-ful apis
  • Experience with Linux, Apache and/or Tomcat
  • Strong database skills with MySQL and/or similar relational db.
  • Hands-on development experience building distributed, large-scale systems
  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Experience developing internal and customer facing tools that focus both on functionality and usability
  • Experience and passion for identifying ways to do things better and a sense of ownership that leads you to create and implement new best practices
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, iterative programming environment
  • BS in Computer Science and/or related work experience

Please apply by enclosing a resume and cover letter to mail

Direct applicants only please.

 

Game Project Manager/ Scrum Master

On a day-to-day basis, the Project Manager will be responsible for Project Plans & assigned tasks related to game development.

This role will facilitate communication within the development team, providing support when needed, and other duties as specified by the Producer.

What you get to do every day!:

* Communicate with the developers, product management and cool artists
* Review and comment milestone submissions
* Ensure timely delivery of the product and related assets
* Project planning and resource allocation plans

What you bring to the role:

* BA/BS degree
* A couple of years experience in project management for games or web application development
* Well spoken and written English
* Interest of games and social entertainment
* Experience with SCRUM (ideally)

Please apply by enclosing a resume and cover letter to mail

Direct applicants only please.