Backend Software Engineer

Maryland, United States / Raleigh, United States
Product – Xsolla Backend /
Full time /
We are excited to announce the launch of our new engineering team in the US, aimed at partnering with our international stakeholders in Kuala Lumpur to support and enhance Xsolla Engineering. We seek a skilled Backend Software Engineer responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the server-side logic and database management that power our applications. You will work closely with front-end developers and other stakeholders (both locally and internationally), to ensure the delivery of high-quality software that meets the needs of our users. We are primarily looking for candidates in the Baltimore, Maryland area but will also consider candidates in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.


    • Design, develop, and maintain server-side applications and services.
    • Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.
    • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
    • Implement high-performance, reliable, and secure backend services that utilize databases.
    • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.
    • Participate in software design for building micro-services-based applications
    • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software in PHP.
    • Develop and maintain documentation related to the backend services.
    • Ensure the implementation of best practices in software development and security.
    • This role may involve restructuring existing code from PHP to new Golang-based services. 


    • Experience with server-side frameworks and architecture.
    • Good understanding of design patterns
    • Proficient in the development of backend services that depend on databases
    • Proficient in RESTful APIs and microservices architecture.
    • Good in Golang.
    • Experience with self-hosted services and cloud-based services.
    • Excellent knowledge of databases (e.g.MySQL).
    • Experience with PHP (plus, but not required)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • 4+ years of experience
At Xsolla, we are passionate about providing a conducive environment for our team to thrive personally and professionally. Our comprehensive Benefits Program caters to the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of our full-time employees and their families. This includes 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision plans, disability and life insurance, chiropractic coverage, flexible spending accounts, and a fully vested 401(k) retirement plan with a 4% company match from the start date.

Understanding the detrimental effects of burnout, we offer unlimited Flexible Time Off and 14 paid holidays each year. Personal and professional development is a cornerstone of our ethos at Xsolla. Each employee has a personalized career roadmap, developed in partnership with their manager, aligning individual and company goals. We support this growth through in-house training, independent study, conference attendance, and higher education opportunities.

Xsolla is a global leader in video game commerce, established in 2005. Our mission is to simplify the complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization in the gaming industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with offices worldwide, we support major gaming titles and partners. Our deep commitment to gaming's blend of technology and artistry drives our continuous innovation and dedication to our partners' success.

The role involves typical office activities such as sitting, standing, bending, lifting, and moving intermittently during working hours. These requirements can be met with or without reasonable accommodations. The responsibilities of this position are dynamic and may evolve to align with the organization's goals and objectives.

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