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.
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.
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.