Backend Services Engineer (Mid-Level or Senior)

Bethesda Game Studios - Austin, Programming

Bethesda Game Studios is seeking a qualified Backend Services Engineers (Mid-Level or Senior) to help create and maintain backend services. 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 and integration libraries written in C++.

 Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Integrate services into game client and servers

 Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience writing highly scalable web services or distributed systems (Go, Python, Node.js, Erlang or similar language)
  • Experience with design and implementation of REST-style API
  • Experience with working in Linux and Windows environments
  • Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
  • Demonstrate a desire to continually learn and hone skills
  • Must be able to self-manage while taking responsibility of tasks and time
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

 Desired Skills:

  • 1+ year(s) of production Golang experience
  • Experience reading, writing, and reviewing modern C++ code
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud solutions
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases and data modeling (MongoDB, Redis, MySQL)
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with Messaging Systems (RabbitMQ)
  • Knowledge of browser-based technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX
  • Experience working with source control (git, Perforce)
  • Strong familiarity with Bethesda Game Studios games

What to Expect

Submit to a Position

You will receive an automated email confirming we have received your resume.

Due to the high volume of applications received, it's not possible for us to respond directly to each candidate.

Don't see your desired position listed? Apply under "General Application" instead!

Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.