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Server-Side Software Engineer
Redwood City, CA

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Job Description


About the Ideal Candidate

Loves problem solving, engineering, and design

Is a team-player comfortable in a fast paced agile environment.

Is comfortable with working on various aspects of developing a software product for a mobile platform.

Is self directed and can jump over hurdles until goal is achieved.

Has great communication skills.

Strives to find the simplest (easiest) solutions.

Has spent thousands of hours writing code.

Has an unreasonably high bar for code cleanness. Uses good names in code. Code just works.

Is extremely well versed in Java. C/C++ experience is a plus.

Knows and understands the concept of real-time and synchronization on a server that has tens of thousands of clients connected to it.

Possesses a good understanding of the Linux OS.

Has a through understanding of server related concepts such as SQL and Hibernate.

Has acquired a solid networking foundation in TCP/IP/UDP.

Has prior experience with deploying and debugging complex server oriented apps.

Is familiar with AWS and related services such as EC2, S3, DynamoDB, RDS & Elastic BeanStalk.

Has a very solid understanding of SSL and server side security.

Can contribute to features and design aspects of the server and associated client.

Likes coffee and sees nothing wrong with RedBull.

Bonus points for liking foosball, ping pong, bike riding, running, Google Glass, exotic foods.


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