Backend Engineer


Zenimax Online Studios
June 14, 2019
Job Type


As our Backend Engineer, you will be working closely with the mobile games team to design and maintain a custom backend infrastructure. You will provide architecture and scalability guidance for our gameplay engineers to ensure we are leveraging our backend platforms properly.


  • Design and implement scalable server architecture in a low downtime environment for mobile
  • games.
  • Work closely with game designers and gameplay engineers to realize multiplayer gameplay.
  • Actively participate in code and architecture reviews.
  • Coordinate with several departments on backend engineering needs.
  • Contribute to best practices on reliability and availability.


  • 4+ years of backend development experience, preferably with real-time multiplayer games
  • Excellent programming skills/experience in C++ and C#.
  • Experience working with AWS and associated technologies.
  • Experience working with AMQP platforms.
  • Experience working on Linux.
  • Strong network skills.
  • Strong understanding and commitment to best practices for mobile application security.

Desired Skills:

  • Client-side mobile development experience in Unity

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