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Lead - Backend Engineer - Remote Eligible

Design and implement API architecture and infrastructure for a leading virtual reality sports game.
AustinLos AngelesSeattleRemote
Senior
$140,000 - 215,000 USD / year
2 months ago
Gym Class - by IRL Studios

Gym Class - by IRL Studios

Play basketball in virtual reality

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✨ About The Role

- Responsible for owning and implementing the design of API architecture and infrastructure for Gym Class VR, the top sports game in virtual reality - Collaborate with co-founders, client engineers, and designers to ship features to the highly engaged community of players - Drive backend roadmap and hiring, making decisions on when to ship API for product speed vs. building blocks for team efficiency - Expected to work on core infrastructure, recommendation systems, gameplay features, and prototyping novel applications at the intersection of VR, ML, and streaming - Additional responsibilities include owning API quality and uptime, and making impactful decisions informed by collaboration with product, client engineering, and design teams

⚡ Requirements

- Experienced in shipping products at scale, particularly in consumer social or gaming industries, and has worked from 0 to 1, likely at a startup - Proven track record of taking action on critical problems for the company, regardless of blockers, and driving impactful decisions based on data - Skilled in building infrastructure and tooling for games, streaming media, or high-throughput applications, with expertise in AWS, Node, and React - Comfortable with startup mentality of choosing the right infrastructure for the company's stage and optimizing when necessary - Nice to have experience in recommendation systems, streaming applications, real-time data usage, or machine learning prototypes, with Unity experience as a bonus
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Lead - Backend Engineer - Remote Eligible
AustinLos AngelesSeattleRemote
$140,000 - 215,000 USD / year
Engineering
About Gym Class - by IRL Studios
Play basketball in virtual reality