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Senior Backend Engineer – Blitz

Voodoo is a tech company that creates mobile games and apps. With 6 billion downloads and over 300 million monthly active users, Voodoo is the #2 mobile publisher worldwide in terms of downloads after

Voodoo is a tech company that creates mobile games and apps. With 6 billion downloads and over 300 million monthly active users, Voodoo is the #2 mobile publisher worldwide in terms of downloads after Google.

The company is one of the most impressive examples of hypergrowth in the ecosystem, having raised over $1B and backed by Goldman Sachs, Tencent, and GBL. Deciding to expand its portfolio of products further, Voodoo has more recently announced that it will invest $200M in blockchain gaming studios, to lead the transformation of mobile gaming.
Voodoo is now a team of over 700 employees worldwide, we’re looking for talented individuals from across the globe to come and entertain the world with us.

Team

Our consumer apps teams are creating innovative and entertaining apps for everyday life. Our mission to entertain the world goes beyond gaming. The apps we create are downloaded and used by millions of people around the world, with a central focus on the US.

Blitz is a gaming platform launched by Voodoo in 2021, allowing players to compete in mobile games for real cash prizes (head-up, tournaments, leagues, etc.). It is leveraging Voodoo’s unique game portfolio as well as exclusive games crafted for Blitz to engage users in a fun and rewarding way.

Role

We are looking for a talented Senior Backend Engineer who will play a key role in the development of Blitz, our real-money gaming platform.

Our stack

  • Programming Languages: Python, bash
  • Databases: AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB, AWS Timestream, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • AWS Cloud Services: S3, Kinesis, SNS, SQS, Lambda, EKS
  • CI/CD: Kubernetes, Docker, argocd
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Prometheus, Grafana, Newrelic
  • Productivity: Trello, Slack, Notion, Discord, GDrive

Profile

  • Excellent back-end programming skills with 4+ years of experience
  • A good understanding of the basics of algorithms and databases
  • Write readable, maintainable, and testable code
  • Experience with any cloud infrastructure provider (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • The willingness to learn and evolve
  • Experience writing production-grade systems in python, is a plus
  • Experience with micro-service architecture and highly distributed systems, is a plus
  • Familiarity with our technology stack (see below), is a plus
  • Experience in the Gaming industry, is a plus
  • Experience with Payment Services Providers, is a plus
  • Knowledge of frontend development (HTML, CSS, Javascript) and frameworks associated (Bootstrap, JQuery, Vue.js, …), is a plus
Benefits: competitive salary, lunch vouchers, healthcare, child day care, wellness activities, unlimited vacation policy, remote days.

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