Company: The Igloo Company is a web3 native parent company of Pudgy Penguins. Pudgy Penguins is a IP brand that produces games, products, and entertainment. With over 10 billion social impressions across all platforms, Pudgy Penguins is looking to expand PudgyWorld into an immersive web based experience.
Position Overview: We are looking for an experienced Devops/Backend Game Developer with a strong passion for gaming and web development. The ideal candidate will be a master at creating the backbone of our web-based gaming experiences and will be instrumental in ensuring our games run smoothly, efficiently, and are highly scalable.
- Design, develop, and maintain the server-side game logic and architecture.
- Collaborate closely with front-end developers, designers, and stakeholders to ensure a seamless and engaging user experience.
- Develop and optimize APIs for web-based gaming experiences.
- Manage and optimize databases, ensuring high performance, security, and scalability.
- Deploy and maintain gaming applications in a production environment.
- Implement and manage in-game data storage and caching using Redis.
- Debug and resolve server-side technical issues.
- Stay updated on the latest industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to ensure our games remain competitive and cutting-edge.
- Proven experience in game development, specifically for web-based platforms.
- Hands-on experience with Nest.js frameworks.
- Certified in AWS or Similar, with a demonstrated ability to handle DevOps tasks efficiently.
- Proficient in working with PostgreSQL databases.
- Deep understanding and experience with Redis for caching and session management.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent communication skills.
Nice to Have:
- Previous experience in a startup environment.
- Familiarity with other back-end technologies or programming languages.
- A passion for gaming and a keen interest in creating outstanding user experiences.
What We Offer:
- Competitive salary and benefits package.
- A dynamic and innovative work environment.
- Opportunities for professional growth and development.
- Flexible working hours
- Remote work opportunities
- Workday must overlap by at least 5 hours with Miami, FL, USA