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BattleCry Studios

Austin, Texas - United States
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Backend Services Engineer – C++/Golang


BattleCry Studios, a division of Zenimax Media, Inc., is seeking a qualified Backend Services Engineer to help create and maintain backend services for an unannounced title. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation, integration and continuing support of horizontally scalable online services in an asynchronous environment. The backend consists of microservices written in Go and integration libraries written in C++.


  • Build new backend services to meet design goals
  • Integrate services into game client and servers
  • Enhance and maintain existing backend services
  • Contribute to internal tools for assisting development and for maintaining services
  • Identify and resolve scaling and security issues
  • Work closely with other members of the team


  • 2+ years of professional experience with C++
  • 2+ years of professional experience working on or integrating backend services in an asynchronous environment
  • Experience working with source control (git, Perforce)
  • Strong coding, algorithm design, debugging skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Passion for video games or gaming
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Go
  • Knowledge of browser-based technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX
  • Experience with the full lifecycle of an online service
  • Experience designing and building multithreaded and asynchronous systems
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases and data modeling
  • Experience with design and implementation of REST-style APIs
  • Experience with working in Linux and Windows environments
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud solutions
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with Messaging Systems (RabbitMQ)
  • Experience with Frontend development

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