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Senior Backend Services Engineer – Golang Developer

Division: Battlecry Studios | Department: Programming | Location: Austin , TX, US

BattleCry Studios is seeking a qualified Backend Services Engineer to help create and maintain backend services for an online title. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation and continuing support of horizontally scalable online services in an asynchronous environment. The backend consists of microservices written in Go.


  • Architect and implement new backend services to meet design goals
  • Enhance and maintain existing backend services
  • Contribute to internal tools for assisting development and for maintaining services
  • Identify and resolve scaling and security issues
  • Work closely with other members of the team


  • 1+ years of experience with Go
  • 5+ years of experience with Python, C++ or similar language in an asynchronous services environment
  • 3+ years of extensive software development experience with large scale online services
  • Experience with the full lifecycle of an online service
  • Experience designing and building multithreaded and asynchronous systems
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases and data modeling
  • Experience with design and implementation of REST-style APIs
  • Experience with working in Linux and Windows environments
  • Knowledge of browser-based technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX
  • Experience working with source control (git, Perforce)
  • Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Passion for video games or gaming
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud solutions
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with Messaging Systems (RabbitMQ

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