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Funding1M-5M USD
Employees12
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryGames, Mobile, Web 2.0, Location, Entertainment
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By: This band got game. - By: news : Tap Tap Revenge 3 By: 2009 : Tap Tap Revenge 3 By: Tap Tap Revenge 3 Launches By: Blog iTouchBR » Tap Tap

Lead Server Engineer, LAMP

at Tapulous in Palo Alto, CA   —   Apr 03, 2014   |  
Overview
Tapulous is the #1 developer of iPhone games. We are a profitable <20 person team in downtown Palo Alto, CA. We are growing FAST.

Our flagship title, Tap Tap Revenge has been downloaded 20+million times. 32% of all of iPhone/iPod touch users have downloaded the game and it's played over 2 million times a day around the World.

Mobile is the next frontier. Contact us if you’d like to join the market leader.
Responsibilities
Take ownership of our back end: set the goals, decide the approach, do the work, live with your decisions.
Lead and grow our back end team - help hire, motivate and retain amazing people.
Be our sultan of scale, living and breathing reliabilty and robustness. Proactively optimize for scalability, efficiency and maintainability in a practical, scrappy way.
Write code - preferably the hard parts that lots of people use. Review code. Help make others better at coding.
Collaborate with iPhone developers, Javascript hackers, designers and our executive team to define, refine, prioritize and ship new features.
Experience
You've scaled a backend web services system from 20-40 servers to 100+ servers.
When we bat around phrases like "terabytes served," "millions of hits," and "millions of uniques," you don't bat an eyelash; you've personally built software that's handled this kind of scale before.
Possess a strong eye for object-oriented design, code re-usability and maintainability - and you encourage your team to develop these skills.
Communicate well out loud, on paper and in code.
Highly technical coder. Collaborative team player. Results oriented. Passionate. Up for a challenge. Motivated self-starter.
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