Love what Kongregate is doing in the web and mobile games space?

Come join the team.

Kongregate is a browser based game site combining over 100,000 games with achievements, high scores, chat, profiles, payments, and other community features. Kongregate is also a cross-platform publisher focused on free-to-play games for iOS and Android.

We are a tight-knit team of over 80 people with a strong startup culture, and a very independent subsidiary of GameStop, the largest video game retailer in the world.

We practice iterative, test-driven development, work sustainable hours, and offer competitive compensation, with offices in San Francisco and Portland.

Kongregate and GameStop is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Medical & Maternity Leave
  • Competitive Salaries & 401(k) plans
  • Casual work environment
  • Towerfalling, Board Gaming, Rock Climbing
  • Out of office activities

Open Positions

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

As a Senior Software Engineer at Kongregate, you will work with Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, MySQL, and Puppet. Our website is both a destination for end users and also serves as the backend API for other related products…

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Senior Software Engineer

Kongregate's Platform Engineering team is responsible for developing features and providing support for our website which generates 25M unique users a month. In addition to the primary website, this team also is responsible for the social platform of our games publishing business exposed through our SDK.

As a Senior Software Engineer at Kongregate, you will work with Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, MySQL, and Puppet. Our website is both a destination for end users and also serves as the backend API for other related products. Due to this fact, your job will include building customer facing features, implementing services, and maintaining internal tools.

Candidates should be smart, eager to learn, excellent communicators, and extremely tenacious. We are looking for someone who is willing to accept ownership of a product and work to both increase its capabilities and improve its quality. You should also be able to work with product owners to provide clarity and vision on features as they are designed and developed. Candidates who have both experience and desire to lead a technical team are highly preferred. This position has the potential to quickly take ownership of leading the Platform Engineering team.

Qualifications:
Strong Ruby on Rails development background
Excellent communication skills
Experience using various debugging tools
Strong Javascript background with Ember.js familiarity
Analytical mindset
Driven and self-motivated
Great to have:
5-7 Years experience building and maintaining a complex web application
Experience managing systems using Puppet
Relational database performance tuning background
Experience with scaling web applications
Experience or desire to lead a technical team
Experience using Electron framework

This position is for our Portland, OR location. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs+SSE@kongregate.com with "Senior Software Engineer" in the subject line.