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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 Golang Software Engineer with strong RESTful API design and UNIX experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Write clean, maintainable, secure code for distributed applications.
  • Backend API development.

Qualifications:

  • A strong and proven computer science or computer engineering background.
  • 5+ years of experience with backend development and complex systems.
  • Have great practical knowledge of Golang (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 be maintained and understood by your peers.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Familiarity with UNIX based systems.
  • Experience using Continuous Integration.

Company perks:

  • Personalized 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, work permit.

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