Backend Game Developer

GAME ENGINEERING – Currently Hiring
Regular Full-time (RFT)
You enjoy working in a collaborative fashion with incredibly talented people that can inspire and challenge you. You possess a strong technical background and have a high degree of appreciation for game features design in backend. You're laser-focused on the details yet manage to think beyond the current state.

Here’s what you can expect to do:

    • General game development programming, including UI, debugging, 
    • Participate in development scheduling and hit deadlines for assigned tasks
    • Implement well-architected systems that are robust, flexible and performant
    • Implement core engine-level systems
    • Prototype new gameplay ideas and concepts
    • Work closely with the Technical Director and take technical feedback

In order to be successful in this role, we are looking for:

    • Practical experience authoring code and script in Angular and C# (C++ is an asset)
    • Software engineering experience with server-based technologies
    • Solid problem-solving skills
    • A proven track record of collaborating and contributing within a dynamic team setting
    • The ability to work independently on given tasks
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

In addition, it is nice to have:

    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Experience of developing in a live service environment
    • Proficiency in Unity3D, along with Unity GUI / NGUI frameworks
    • Experience with SCM tools (Git / Jira )
    • js and NoSQL experience (Ideally Node.js / MongoDB )
    • Experience building synchronous multiplayer games.
    • Up-to-date knowledge on the latest mobile gaming trends
    • Practical knowledge of the iOS and Android platforms
    • Experience in debugging, performance profiling and code analysis
    • Experience working in Agile and similar project management methodologies.

Together, we can create and support some of the best games ever made.

About Kabam
Kabam is a world leader of developing entertaining, immersive, and highly social multiplayer games for mobile devices. They merge consumer behaviour with the art of game design to create experiences that are enjoyed by millions of players across the globe. Each game has raised the benchmark in mobile gaming, bringing high-quality graphics, next-generation technology and revolutionary gameplay to the console in every player’s pocket.
Kabam has partnered with leading entertainment brands like Disney, Hasbro and Universal to create mobile games based on some of the world’s most iconic franchises.

Kabam’s games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including Fast & Furious 6: The Game, Fast & Furious: Legacy, Marvel Contest of Champions,  Transformers: Forged to Fight,  Shop Titans and Mini Guns. These games have also received multiple awards such as Apple’s Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year.

Founded in 2006, Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, Montreal, Charlottetown, San Francisco and Austin. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.