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Toronto, ON, Canada

WGAMES, is a well-funded, social gaming company based in the heart of downtown Toronto. We develop high-end mobile games that will be distributed globally. We are seeking an experienced, talented Go Software Engineer with a strong RESTful API design and UNIX experience.

Responsibilities:

• Write clean, maintainable, secure code for distributed applications.

• Backend API development.

• Rewrite existent NodeJs service in GO.

Qualifications:

• A strong and proven computer science or computer engineering background.

• 5+ years experience with backend development and complex systems.

• Have great practical knowledge of Go (2+ years) and at least one other programming language.

• Good knowledge of HTTP, Caching and RESTful API design.

• Understanding what it takes to build highly available, horizontally scalable distributed systems.

• Value coding as your craft and understand that writing software is about solving technical problems – but equally important solutions must easily maintained and understood by your peers.

• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

• Familiarity with UNIX based systems.

• Experience using Continuous Integration.

Strongly desired:

• Experience working on high performance distributed systems – with a story or two to share about that process.

• Commitment to understanding issues by tracing, profiling and in general measuring to get to the root of the problem and avoid guessing why “stuff” doesn’t work.

• Proactive and curious: always eager to learn new things and happy to share your knowledge with others.

Company perks:

• Personalised meals: Enjoy your breakfast and lunch own personalized meals by our in-house Nutritionist & Chefs. We also have an endless supply of snacks and drinks.

• Health benefits: Our employees are fully covered by health, dental and vision care. We have a great benefits package and have you covered from day one.

• Video games: Whether having lunch or on a break, we have a designated gaming lounge to keep you entertained.

• Social events: We celebrate almost everything here. Whether it’s your birthday or a coming holiday, we like to take every opportunity to have some fun and socialize amongst our team.

• Fitness membership and many more perks.

• The company provides financial and legal support in relocating. 😉    

How to apply

Send resume to Natalia@wgames.com

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