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Senior Game Backend Developer

Amazon Games Studios

Montreal, QC 06-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

En tant que Développeuse ou Développeur de jeux backend sénior.e, vous jouez un rôle essentiel dans la création et le support des services en ligne nécessaires pour le succès de notre nouvelle IP. Vous êtes responsable de la conception, de l'architecture et de la mise en œuvre des systèmes dorsaux (backend) qui permettent la connexion et l'interaction des joueurs et des joueuses, en assurant leur résilience et évolutivité. En collaboration avec des équipes multidisciplinaires, vous développez des outils pour l'intégration continue et le déploiement des services, garantissant une expérience de jeu fluide et fiable.

Rejoindre Amazon Games Montréal, c'est contribuer à la fondation d'un nouveau studio de jeux vidéo à taille humaine; participer à la création d'une nouvelle propriété intellectuelle revisitant l'arène de bataille en ligne multijoueur (oui, un MOBA); et collaborer avec une équipe d'experts polyvalents qui ont bien du fun à travailler ensemble. Venez construire l'avenir avec nous!

As a Senior Backend Game Developer, you play a key role in creating and supporting the online services required for the success of our new IP. You are responsible for the design, architecture and implementation of the backend systems that enable players to connect and interact, while ensuring their resilience and scalability. Working with multidisciplinary teams, you develop tools for continuous integration and deployment of services and ensure a smooth and reliable gaming experience.

Joining Amazon Games Montréal means taking part in the foundation of a new video game studio that operates at a focused, human scale; participating in the creation of a new intellectual property, a fresh take on the AAA multiplayer online battle arena game (yes, a MOBA); and collaborating with a team of well-rounded experts who have a great time working together. Come build the future with us!

Key job responsibilities
- Provide mentoring, knowledge sharing, and technical leadership on software design, architecture, resilience, scalability, and operability;
- Gather requirements and feedback to propose, implement and maintain solutions and functionality for key game systems and features;
- Work with colleagues to ensure the reliability, performance and scalability of the game feature ecosystem;
- Develop and improve tools to measure, monitor and log service performance, health and availability;
- Implement tools and practices to enable the integration, distribution and continuous deployment of online services and components required for the game (CI/CD);

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Montreal, QC, CAN


Basic Qualifications
- 10+ years of AAA video game development experience
- 5+ years of experience developing backend features for AAA video games in a live environment
- Expertise in restful API development, AWS and database design
- Programming expertise in languages such as GO
- Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related technical field
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, in French and English; due to the nature of the role which requires interaction with other Amazon entities globally and with Amazon employees and stakeholders in other provinces in Canada, bilingual French and English is required for this position.


Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with AWS
- Proficiency in C++ and/or C#
- Knowledge of Unreal 5 or similar game engine
- Experience in live operations, especially on GAAS titles
- Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively on projects shared with other trades.
We know that your talent and skills can be expressed through a variety of relevant experiences. We encourage you to apply, even though you may not have all the qualifications listed.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re6468-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.