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TallyUp is developing a new type of gaming platform with the power to change lives

Senior Software Engineer (Fullstack / Backend)

$120k – $200k • 0.0% – 1.0%
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TallyUp is an LA startup, building a unique mobile game tournament with potential for global scale and charitable impact. Our investors and team are entirely tier one (ex Google, Youtube, EA, Microsoft, HP, Zynga, JamCity, etc). We are seeking an experienced full-stack / backend engineer to help build out critical infrastructure before launch in 2020. Stack is Node.js, Express, Typescript, Mongo, vue.js, numerous AWS services.

Ideal candidate is experienced in our stack and with experienced building high scale, high concurrency systems. As our model also involves high volume financial transactions it would be optimal (though not a hard requirement) for candidate to have some experience with financial Tx's, ledgers and financial system security.


This is our 4th fulltime engineer and 8th full-time team member who will wear many hats. Candidate is a generalist engineer with several years of backend experience. They will work on full-stack tasks including backend infrastructure/scale, analytics/reports/ ETL, database, api layer, third party integrations, back-office admin portal, tooling, product features (initially more backend than front end), liveops, devops, build pipeline and more.

Experience in Unity (which we're using on front-end) would be nice to have but is not a hard requirement.


CS degree or equivalent experience
You are based in Los Angeles or willing to relocate (post-quarantine).
7+ Years of professional software engineering experience in both backend and full stack web development
Demonstrated experience and aptitude in node.js, express, typescript, mongo
Experience with AWS ecosystem, EC2, S3, ALBs, Route53, CloudFront, Kinesis, CloudFormation, DynamoDB, etc.
Proven ability to take a product from early design through release, working in all phases of the software development cycle
Proven ability to learn and adapt to new technologies very quickly
Understand common security issues and vulnerabilities
Experience with MongoDB or other similar NoSQL database systems and overall database design expertise
Ability to write tests for functionality and performance.

-----Bonus Points-----

Launched at least one previous application in gaming or financial systems.
Experience with AWS services, cloud native, serverless architecture.

TallyUP! at a glance

TallyUp is developing a new type of gaming platform with the power to change lives

TallyUP! focuses on Consumer Internet, Mobile, Mobile Games, Casual Games, and Online Gaming. Their company has offices in Los Angeles. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://tallyup.com or find them on LinkedIn.

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