Pocket Gems wants to build the greatest games and interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009 and we continue it today.
Pocket Gems has grown to over 250 people in San Francisco. With $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground with graphically rich mobile games, fun new genres of mobile entertainment, and innovative technologies like our mobile-first Mantis Engine.
Our products have been downloaded over 325 million times by players around the world. Most recently, we’ve launched Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game.
As a Senior Software Engineer on the Mobile Backend team, you’ll pioneer the next generation of mobile games, tools, and features, with rapid release cycles that will an immediate impact. We’re a very collaborative team, focused on deeply understanding our millions of users in order to consistently surprise and delight them.
What You’ll Do:
Provide technical excellence within a small, nimble team software engineers, product managers, artists, and designers
Code! You’ll design and code innovative, scalable, and robust features
Participate in all aspects of the project life-cycle, from ideation to specification to release
Design and implement scalable, reliable and maintainable cross-platform technologies for our iOS and Android gaming platforms
What You Bring to Mobile Team:
A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, software design and object oriented programming
5+ years of work experience, including relevant experience shipping mobile applications on iOS and/or Android
BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline is required
Extra Gems for:
Experience with Objective-C, C++ or C
Experience in Python, Google App Engine, AWS or related backend technologies
MS or PhD in Computer Science or related field
Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.