Mayhem.gg

San Francisco
< 10 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$5M - $10M Funding
Series A

Mayhem enables gamers and their communities to play together in customized formats like leagues, ladders, scrims, pugs, or tournaments. We're a fast-paced team that would love to talk to you!

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Active Roles
Why join us?
  • We are growing rapidly, and have line-of-sight to hitting massive adoption in 2020.

  • Tons of product and infrastructure challenges are arising from the scale that we're operating in, with new problems to solve every day.

  • We are backed by well-known investors like Accel Partners, Y Combinator, Afore Capital, NextGen VP, and South Park Commons.


Engineering at Mayhem.gg
Engineering team and processes

We are on a 1-week sprint cycle. We leverage CI/CD to deploy code whenever we need to, and employ automated testing to ensure quality. Everyone has a huge impact on the product and business, and is empowered to solve problems that matter. (Our latest teammate built our mobile site on his first day!) We use Github for source control, and all code goes through code review by at least one peer.

Technical Challenges
  • Auto-scaling when we have really spiky traffic (e.g. 50 -> 1000 containers within 3 minutes)
  • Managing multi-DB architecture with an ever-increasing # of DB connections
  • Faster CI/CD pipeline to speed up delivery
  • Hot-updating our desktop app from CI
  • Extract and reverse data from undocumented game APIs
  • Blockchain-inspired consensus algorithms to create true data between partial data of each gamer
Projects you might work on
  • Own all of our infrastructure setup, and implement best-practices with the goal of maximizing uptime, minimizing data-loss, and increasing our EC2 fleet usage efficiency.

  • Build new features in our Ruby on Rails GraphQL API server, and surface them via ReactJS in our Electron app. Exact features are changing every week, so any new project listed here will be outdated by the end of the week.

Tech stack
Ruby on Rails
React
AWS

Working at Mayhem.gg

We're a tight bunch that are more interested in seeking the truth that figuring out who is right. We believe that moving fast is our number one competitive advantage, and heavily invest in tools to maintain quality while accelerating. We celebrate hard when something is worth celebrating for, and we crank even harder to make sure there is always something to celebrate. We take our jobs as seriously as we take our League MMRs, and are proud of our mission to help gamers like ourselves organize and build meaningful friendships.

Generous Vacation

Unlimited PTOs because we trust each other

Free Food

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 5 times a week

Gym/Fitness

Membership at Fitness SF, or reimbursement at your gym of choice

Travel

Occasional trips to shows like TwitchCon

Beautiful Office

We think we have a pretty nice setup. Come visit!

Pet Friendly

Our CTO's dog, Tira, comes to the office regularly. She's the quietest and chillest dog you've ever met. Check her out at facebook.com/tira!

Company Retreats

Team off-sites 2x a year. So far, we've gone to Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, and Hawaii!

Flexible Hours

Everyone sets his/her own schedule

Health Insurance

Full medical and dental coverage

Transportation

We provide commuter benefit

401(k) Contribution

Save for retirement

Work from Home

No socks required


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