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Sr. Back End Engineer

Engineering · Los Angeles, California
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Who We Are
 
Blitz is focused on creating desktop applications and websites for different games (see blitz.gg). Currently, our major products are focused around the popular MOBA, League of Legends. Our applications aim to optimize the progression of gamers by providing users with statistical insight into the current state of the game, tracking personal progress, and providing real-time analysis and scouting of enemy teams. Our connection to the main esports holding team provides us with a unique position in the market, with accessibility to professional insight and leaders.
 
Overview
At Blitz, we build our products with performance, scale and security in mind, which is why we chose to build Blitz using Elixir. We will be counting on your Elixir expertise and innovative ideas to help move our product forward. In addition to being highly skilled on the technical side, you should also be able to put yourself in the user's shoes and think critically about how your work will improve their experience. We take pride in our work and want you to as well.
 
What You’ll Be Doing
  • Will work on our multi-game applications that do game data analytics and user profiles at scale with millions of users.  
  • We are a small but growing team so you will have to wear multiple hats and learn fast
  • Help scale our products and existing systems to support millions of users
  • Participate in architectural and design review discussions
  • Take ownership of features from end to end by going through design, implementation, testing and maintenance phases
  • Identify opportunities to improve existing code or architecture
  • Upcoming initiatives include expanding the capabilities in our workflow engine and introducing an entirely new profile/account service
 
What It Takes To Be Successful
  • Must be able to work on-site in Los Angeles, CA(preferred)
  • 2+ years experience in backend development(required)and data analytics(suggested)
  • Have experience with Elixir, Node.js, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, & Git
  • Be able to communicate in English
  • Would be nice to have knowledge of League of Legends or any modern game
  • Would be nice to have experience in GraphQL
  • Would be nice to have experience Distributed Systems experience
What We Offer
  • A company focused on growth and shared success
  • Fluid organization unencumbered by politics or bureaucracy with significant autonomy to get things done quickly and right
  • A fast-paced but fun team of passionate people
  • Cool projects and opportunities to jump ahead of the industry and optimize   initiatives around a great culture
  • Mindfulness about maintaining our excellent reputation with publishers and the community
Perks & Benefits
Competitive Market Pay, Unlimited Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Days & Holidays, 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan, Wellness Activities, Happy Hours, Company Team Building Events, Flexible Work From Home Days.

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  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level