Backend Developer (Game Servers)

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Primary duties will be developing a middleware RESTful API. The developer will be integrating with various backend systems and providing that data to multiple client applications.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Will update and create RESTful API endpoints for a middleware platform.
  • Will integrate with backend systems that utilize SOAP and/or RESTful interfaces
  • Will integrate with 3rd party systems
  • Will assist in troubleshooting software defects as needed.
  • Will create and update documentation to reflect the API request and response contracts
  • Will provide in code documentation as code is written.
  • Will create and update unit and functional tests to facilitate a continuous integration strategy
  • Will work closely with the client development teams to obtain requirements for updating or creating new API endpoints.
  • Will work closely with backend system operators and developers to know the limitations and expectations of those systems.
  • Will perform code reviews.
  • Will set and enforce coding standards.
  • Will keep up with latest technologies and provide recommendations on development road map.


  • 1-3 years of development experience with the following languages: PHP, C/C++, Node.js

  • 1-3 years of API development experience

  • Strong experience working with SOAP and RESTful APIs

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming

  • Experience writing unit tests

  • Experience using package managers (composer, npm, etc)

  • Comfortable working with git source control

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with atleast one CMS and frameworks of PHP.

  • Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it such as Express.js,, Mean.js, and Hapi.js

  • Experience working with databases (MongoDB, MySQL, MariaDB, MS SQL)

  • Experience in handling/maintaining Linux based servers.

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