Raptr is looking for an outstanding, highly motivated Senior Backend Engineer to join our team.
We need someone who has experience building large-scale web sites and enjoys collaborating with small-sized teams. We are looking for an individual who has been instrumental in creating a scalable backend infrastructure for a highly-trafficked consumer web site, can write high quality code, have excellent communication skills, love solving complex problems, and are also looking to provide a voice in product design and direction.
Ability to write solid, tight, well-architected code (PHP, Python and Perl).
Knows the trade off between server side performance and features. Having the ability to come up with innovative solutions to scalability and performance problems.
Strong Computer Science fundamentals (we mean it, and we'll test for it!).
Experience with the LAMP stack, particularly PHP5.
Experience with Active MQ or equivalent.
Familiarity with Memcached.
Expert in SQL and database schema design, and in particular, MySQL.
Experience in building out a metrics / analytics / business intelligence system.
Experience in object oriented (OO) design & programming.
Creative thinker who thrives in a small-team environment.
Highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented.
Good sense of humor :)
Passion for the gaming industry is a huge plus.
BS/MS in Computer Science.