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Software Engineer - Python - Server Side Engineering

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Clare Balloga Principal Technical Recruiter

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Job Info

Category Server Side Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time Employment
Compensation $0.00 - $0.00
Location United States, WA - 98004

Client Introduction

Come work with the most recognized and popular franchise in the world! As subsidiary of the most profitable children's entertainment brands in existence, this company is responsible for the official website, brand management, licensing, marketing, and development outside of Asia.

After the incredible success of the augmented reality mobile game in 2016, all development was brought in-house and they haven't stopped growing since. Based in downtown Bellevue, they are well known for having a great work/life balance as well as an inclusive & collaborative culture.

The beautiful panoramic view from the office is icing on the cake.

Job Description

As a Software Engineer, you will be working on scalable backend services and associated authentication systems that will scale to millions of users.

This position works closely with the rest of Software Engineering, other Engineering teams (Test, Program Management, DevOps) and stakeholders in the company to create innovative solutions for complex business problems.

This position requires proficiency in Python (Java is a plus), experience working in an agile process, test driven development mindset, familiarity with multi-tiered architectures, and the ability to self-manage your work.

Job Responsibilities

Design and implement new features in the Pokémon Trainer Club and authentication system

Gather requirements from a variety of stakeholders inside and outside the team

Solve complex programming and environment problems

Document and communicate designs and interfaces with other engineering team members

Work efficiently with a high throughput and low error rate

Communicate ideas and issues to non-technical stakeholders


Experience with the Django framework highly desired

Experience with a clustered, multi-tiered production environment a plus

Experience with internationalization, localization and GDPR a plus

Experience in the video game or trading card game industry a plus

Required Experience

Strong experience with building and maintaining multi-tiered, scaled / scalable web platforms

Experience with development pipelines and unit test development

Ability to analyze complex problems and present multiple solutions

Programming Languages: Python, SQL, Java, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

Operating Systems: Linux (servers)

Technologies: AWS infrastructure, PostgreSQL / MySQL, Git, Docker, REST APIs, Jenkins

All team members participate in on-call schedule

Required Education

BS Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and/or equivalent working experience.

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