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Building the future of multiplayer

Senior Application Developer

$115k – $155k AngelList Est.
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At Improbable, we’re bringing together technology and games to create new opportunities and experiences. In order to achieve this, we need unique perspectives from diverse people, empowered to revolutionise how online games are made, delivered and paid for.

We believe one of the biggest, most impactful changes to the way we live our lives is going to come from the medium of games. Realising new communities, societies and vocations through virtual worlds is what drives our people and gives them purpose.

Your Mission

The mission of Improbable Engineering Operations is to streamline engineering activities across the company and enable Improbable to become The Platform for multiplayer games.

As part of this team, you will be responsible for building internal tools that will be used across our global engineering organization for software development and portfolio management.

You will join a team of mixed security engineers and software engineers, working closely together to enable Improbable engineering teams to do their best work. You will have the opportunity to build tools and applications for our entire engineering community allowing them to solve large scale, complex problems in a safe and secure manner.

Areas for Impact

Our team is focused on optimizing the efficiency and focus of Improbable’s internal engineering community.

Over the next year, you’ll be helping us build out a set of internal applications for managing the development process; the portfolio flow and customer engagements.

  • You’ll help shape our corporate Tools platform architecture.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to design and build applications for the entire organization
  • You’ll contribute towards shaping the roadmap and working collaboratively with the product management team to achieve the highest level of impact for our customers.
  • You will work collaboratively with Engineering to build and deploy leading edge applications that help us scale engineering operations worldwide
  • Research potential programming needs and required programming languages
  • Provide programming experience to creatively design software
  • Utilize industry-accepted testing methods troubleshoot flaws
  • You will use your experience working on distributed systems, to help Improbable build systems that are operable, scalable and reliable.

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, programming, or a related field
  • Proven, hands on recent experience building and deploying leading edge enterprise applications
  • Experience with databases and data warehousing
  • 4+ years of experience for entry-level positions
  • Up-to-date knowledge of different programming languages, such as C, C#, C++, Java, Javascript, Ruby and Python
  • Experience working within an Agile software development environment
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and efficiently
  • Desire to work collaboratively to ensure effective execution of project deadlines
  • Strongly detail-oriented with an ability to quickly identify and solve programming errors

While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply.

Equal Opportunity

The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that’s why our teams at Improbable are made up of an incredible range of talented people. Improbable is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

Seattle • Washington DC • London • Edmonton
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Sean Fanning

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Improbable at a glance

Building the future of multiplayer

Improbable focuses on Information Technology, Video Games, Defense, Software, and Gamification. Their company has offices in Seattle, Washington DC, London, and Edmonton. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Improbable has raised $520M of funding; their latest round was closed on January 2018.

You can view their website at http://www.improbable.io or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.