Senior Software Engineer, Game Integrations
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023
A bit about us:
Immutable is a global technology company, powering the world of NFTs on Ethereum. We are on a mission to be the number one ecosystem for NFTs which empowers and rewards users. Founded in 2018, Immutable is one of Australia's fastest-growing startups to hit unicorn status, having raised more than AUD $300M+ and valued at AUD $3.5 billion.
Currently, the Immutable Group consists of Immutable X and the Game Studio. Immutable X is the first and leading Layer 2 scaling solution for NFTs on Ethereum, with zero gas fees & is 100% carbon neutral. The Immutable Studio creates games on blockchain technologies to allow for true, digital ownership; including the world's first NFT trading-card game, Gods Unchained, and Guild of Guardians.
It is our ambition to make digital worlds real; we have incredible global growth plans as we strive to become the number one ecosystem for NFTs.
Come and join us as we pioneer in this space!
A bit about the role:
Immutable’s Game Studio's mission is to develop and launch world-changing games that use blockchain.
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team, Game Integrations. Game Integrations is the team responsible for supporting Immutable Game Studio flagship games, Gods Unchained and Guild of Guardians, in adopting the innovative and cutting-edge web3 technologies that are built in-house or leveraged from the market. The team also partners with external Studios to support them in their journey of conquering the Web3 gaming space. Your mission is to deliver high-impact products and components necessary to facilitate an NFT and blockchain-driven video game.
This team will be across time zones and teams (both internal and external). You should be pragmatic in your engineering choices, and experienced in shipping scalable, high-quality products.
You will have the opportunity to:
- Assist in the technical direction of the team along with Senior leadership.
- Build and integrate web3 platforms, website NFT sales, programmatic token distribution tools, rewarding and payments systems and marketplace integrations.
- Work with a cross-functional team of designers, product lead, other engineers and artists to ensure the successful scoping and implementation of these products.
- Create backend APIs and integrations.
- Gain exposure working in a Web3 development environment, including regular workshops and learning opportunities for blockchain development (Solidity and Cairo )
- Work across a range of bleeding-edge technologies: Go, React, AWS, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Microservices, Event Oriented Systems, Terraform
- Be part of a collaborative team environment.
- Grow your own soft and hard skills within one of Australia’s fastest Crypto scale-ups.
- Help estimate and prioritise proposed features.
- Work in an experimental environment, learning from customer feedback and iterating on products
- Work closely with your team members to ensure operational excellence for the services your team owns
- Drive a culture of innovation to impact our engineering practices positively.
- Frontend: React, Next.js
- Backend: Node.js (with Typescript), Go, microservices, databases (relational and NoSQL).
- Infrastructure: AWS, Github Actions, Terraform, Queue systems
- Blockchain experience in Ethers.js, web3.js or solidity experience is nice to have but not mandatory.
- Game Engine experience Unity/Unreal and c#/c++ would be a great addition but not required.
We would love you to have:
- 5+ years of deep engineering experience with exposure to a product development environment
- Extensive experience designing and releasing end-to-end applications solo and in teams
- Extensive experience developing websites
- Extensive experience with backend integrations and APIs
- Experience integrating with blockchain applications/protocols via Ethers.js or Web3.js
- Strong understanding and previous experience ensuring CLEAN / SOLID principles.
- Strong communication skills enable you to work closely with multi-disciplined teams and explain your technical decision-making.
- The ability to work comfortably across a range of technologies
- The ability to teach best practices to junior team members
- A passion for delivering fantastic products to our users
- Start-up and scale-up experience would be advantageous
- An interest or keenness to upskill in the Web3 space
Some extra skills that would be awesome:
- Experience in a start-up / scale-up.
- Gaming experience.
- Professional or hobbyist level Blockchain / Solidity experience
A bit about the team:
You will sit within the Studio Engineering team where you help to build out high visibility solutions to complex problems that will impact user experience and allow for incredible tools to be developed for your fellow Engineers and Game Developers to utilise. You will be a part of history as the team continues to disrupt and build out the ever-growing play-and-earn function of the gaming industry providing real digital ownership through NFTs on Ethereum giving control back to the players.
We are proud of the benefits that we offer for all of our employees globally. Here is a snapshot:
Attracting the best global talent
💸We commit to paying globally competitive salaries and contributions & we share our products' success through Employee Stock Options. We also support our US Employees with Medical and 401K Insurance
💻 While we offer flexible working arrangements, we have an epic head office in the heart of Sydney and offer remote office hubs around the globe via a WeWork all-access pass
📲We offer AUD $750 WFH allowance to set up your home office and AUD $900 per annum to put toward your internet and phone usage.
Levelling up your growth
🌱 We offer up to AUD $2,000 per annum for any classes, courses or events to support your growth and development
📚 Enjoy access to free online courses via Udemy
Helping you thrive
💆🏽♀️ Enjoy $1200 per year to put toward your health and wellbeing
🤗 Get 24/7 access to unlimited counselling for you and your family when you need it through our EAP Service
🎁 Get premium access to mindfulness resources, online fitness classes and discounts at major retailers through Perkbox
Leave when you need it the most
👨👧👦New parents receive 12 weeks of paid leave in our gender-neutral offer. The birthing parent also gets an additional six weeks of leave for rest and recovery leading up to and after birth. We also offer Miscarriage Leave and extra leave for IVF treatments
🎂 Enjoy 2 additional paid annual leave days at the end of the year and a paid day off for your birthday
Immutable is committed to building and fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace. We believe in incorporating everyone's perspectives and experiences as this has been a significant driver of our success so far. For this reason, we strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to get in touch. Even if you don't meet all the job listing requirements, do yourself (and us) a favour by still applying! You'll likely bring something to the workplace that we haven't thought of yet, and we would love to hear from you. We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.
*A note to recruitment agencies: Our internal team has this role covered so no need to reach out - We don't accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you!
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