Server Python Engineer- San Francisco mobile gaming startup

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Server Python Engineer- San Francisco mobile gaming startup

Postby beccatinyco » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:16 pm

Our San Francisco based Mobile Gaming Start up, TinyCo is hiring a Server Side Python Engineer. This is an onsite permanent opportunity .

We're launching a new product over here in about 6 months that is going to require us to scale like crazy... Right now our games require us to support millions of daily active users. This new product will spike us by more than 10x almost immediately after launch. We're primarily a Python, Django backed by MySQL stack running on AWS infrastructure.

If you are interested or have questions email me at becca@tinyco.com

Look forward to hearing from you
Becca

RESPONSIBILITIES

Write code with excellent test coverage
Optimize for scalability, efficiency and maintainability in a practical way
Collaborate with iPhone and Android developers, designers and producers to define, refine, prioritize and ship new features
Build new products and features, but take just as much pleasure from polishing and fixing bugs
Jump in to a rapidly scaling environment - because you've done it before and enjoyed it


REQUIREMENTS

Strong knowledge of web service technologies (e.g. Linux, MySQL, Python)
You've experienced working on a team for a successful product /project, and have developed a passion for building large-scale, multi-tiered, high-performance distributed software
Productive with minimal supervision
Strong prioritization instincts
A strong eye for object oriented design, code re-usability and maintainability
Enjoy working in an environment that ships frequent, small iterations - where plans are constantly in flux and good ideas triumph quickly.
Detailed understanding of implementing large server applications including networking, memory, storage and concurrency
Strong background in object oriented programming, design patterns, algorithms, and data structures
Thinking about asynchronous network programming keeps you awake at night
Familiar and confident with server frameworks, distributed systems, fault tolerance, and scalability
Experience with hardcore server-side coding using Java or Python
BA in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field (or equivalent experience) required


NICE TO HAVE

Experience developing servers for scalable web applications
Experience as part of an operations team supporting iPhone or Android applications in a gaming company
Experience with distributed architectures, database tuning, load balancing and other stuff you need to do to scale while improving performance, reliability and keeping costs down
Experience with different models and productivity-and-quality-oriented software tools
Experience building applications for the mobile web
BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar


If you are interested in learning more or want to apply. email: becca AT tinyco.com
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