- East Bay, CA, United States
- Los Angeles, CA, United States
- Seattle, WA, United States
- San Francisco, CA, United States
- Silicon Valley, CA, United States
Do you enjoy solving complex real-world problems, running tests and trials to get the “right” answer, and working on some of the most unexplored areas of computer science, graph databases, artificial intelligence, microservice fabrics, and cutting-edge graphic engine pipeline support? We are looking for a thoughtful and detail-focused engineer to help us deliver our next phase of technology. Our roadmap is different from what can currently be found in the marketplace, so we need you to help us validate our assumptions, build conceptual proof of ideas, and ensure we are effectively connecting content to technology!
We've seen firsthand the positive impact that games can make. Because of that, we leverage our commercial success to make a real difference: we have partnered with numerous non-profits, saved actual lives with our games, and donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to charities. Players love our games’ focus on racial, gender, sexual, and identity diversity while holding us accountable when they expect more.
Some of us at Pixelberry have worked together for over 10 years through multiple companies. As a result, we strive to create long-term relationships that help sustain our success. We continue to add new individuals who aren’t just searching for another stepping stone but a place to put down roots and actively make a difference. We love what we do and are looking for passionate, like-minded people who want to grow, learn, and make a difference together.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Pixelberry is looking for an Engineering manager who is detail-oriented, self-motivated, and passionate to join the team. You would be responsible for the development team delivering performant, well built, and stable features to players across the world. You would lead projects by overseeing the architecture, scope, implementation and their final delivery. Projects will span the full stack - from front-end client work in TypeScript and C++ to back-end AWS services in Python and Java. In addition to the technology, you would manage and mentor developers and be responsible for developing an exceptional team.
Our headquarters is in Mountain View, CA but we can accommodate a remote work environment for a candidate from the following states: CA, OR, WA, and NV.
Currently, all Pixelberry staff are working remotely. Hybrid work model (1 day/week in-office) will be in place once we resume on-site operations, currently scheduled for January 2022.
Lead small, tight development teams in software development Contribute throughout the whole lifecycle of shipping fun, innovative features played by millions Oversee technical implementation Work with architects to deliver scalable products in AWS Research new technologies and create roadmaps for future capabilities Work closely with product and design to establish plans for the future
BA in computer science or related fields (Or equivalent) Demonstrated passion for technology Skilled in multiple languages (JS, C#, C++,Java,Python) Understanding development Concepts (OOP, TDD, SOLID, GOF) and use these concept to mentor others Experienced with setting up and assembling AWS Features (S3, Lambda, EC2, Route 53, Cloudformation, etc.) into meaningful subsystems Demonstrated the ability to deliver medium features with minimal additional guidance Experience developing Prototypes and delivering metics on experiments
BENEFITS & PERKS
Competitive salary High level of autonomy and freedom Rich & flexible health, disability, and employee assistance offerings to meet the needs of a diverse workforce 401(K) with matching program Paid Year-End Break Relaxed office environment with free food and snacks and WFH Tuesdays and Thursdays (pre-COVID) Virtual escape rooms, video game nights, trivia parties, and other team-building activities throughout the year!
HOW THIS JOB IS DIFFERENT
Learn about the business side of mobile games. Our team is very good at what we do. Good work/life balance. We are family-friendly and look at things in the long term. That warm fuzzy feeling that you’re not just making a difference at a company, but in the lives of people all over the world.
Pixelberry Studios values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, Black/BIPOC, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Pixelberry is also an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
About Pixelberry Studios
Pixelberry Studios is a top mobile games developer, creating fun and engaging games with heart for over nine years. Our studio is 3-for-3 launching games into the App Store's Top 25 Grossing chart. Our market-leading, award-winning mobile game, Choices: Stories You Play, broke into the Top 5 in the App Store. Our vision for success is based around innovative game design, diversity, and putting our players first!
Our company culture is welcoming, collaborative, and creative with a good work-life balance and inspiring leadership.
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