Blue Shell Games is looking for a software engineer interested in building the best technology stack in the mobile & social gaming industry. We are a profitable, bootstrapped startup that can offer competitive salary, equity and benefits.
We are currently building out our core team. This is a ground floor opportunity to work with some really great folks making some really excellent products and technologies.
- that sharp tools and smart decisions make great tech and great products
- that cutting-edge technology is a competitive advantage
Blue Shell Games was founded in 2010 by former executives and principals from Slide -- which was acquired by Google for $180MM.
take charge of building much of the backend for one or more of our upcoming games,
collaborate with senior coders to further refine our tech stack,
solve real-time storage problems at a large scale,
push code several times a day -- yourself,
grow into greater responsibility as the company expands
You should know how to code. :)
Python and gevent
NoSQL, mongodb flavor
... anything else that helps 1 great coder do the work of 10
While firsthand knowledge of the technologies above is not a hard requirement, you should be familiar with similar technologies in your favorite programming environment. More importantly, you should be looking for a role in which you can do it all, from the application layer all the way down the services stack to the (virtualized) hardware.