Sr. Software Engineer

Engineering | Burlingame, CA


CrowdStar is the global leader in the mobile and social gaming industry, developing entertainment for young females around the world where they spend over 25 million minutes per day within our games. With more than 250 million game installs, CrowdStar is home to some of the most popular, fun and entertaining games including Covet Fashion, Mermaid World and Top Girl on mobile and Happy Aquarium, Happy Pets on Facebook. CrowdStar has become one of the largest and most successful developers and publishers in mobile and social gaming.  We're breaking new ground with our games and shaping the future of mobile games!
 

Our office is in downtown Burlingame, CA,  just 2 blocks from Cal Train and next to dozens of coffee shops, restaurants and stores in the area.
 

CrowdStar is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to join our backend team. We love innovation, building amazing games and having fun along the way!

 Requirements

*      3 -5 years of development experience building games or Web applications in a fast-paced environment with short project deadlines
*      Expertise building server-side components and APIs
*      Experience building systems that scale to multiple million hits/day
*      Familiarity with building LAMP based web services
*      Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*      Excellent teamwork and problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks
*      Passionate about  building games that will be played by millions around the world
*      BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering

Preferred

*      Expert at php,ruby and HTML5
*      Dev Ops experience

 
CrowdStar Benefits
 
At CrowdStar, spontaneity is routine. While hard work is appreciated, having fun is non-negotiable! Company trips to Mexico and Friday Happy Hours are as important to us as delivering a world-class product to a thrilled customer.
 
Of course, a competitive salary, stock and a killer benefits package are bonuses:
 
  • Flexible and generous vacation policy
  • Catered lunch and dinner daily
  • Weekly in-office yoga
  • Weekly off-site  activities such as soccer and badminton
  • Onsite Professional Massages
  • XBOX / Big Screen TV / Ping-Pong / Foosball / Darts / and a vintage arcade console
  • Life Drawing Classes
  • Complete medical/dental/vision benefits- employees covered at 100%
  • 401(k)
  • Life and Disability Insurance
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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