Ruby on Rails/Back-End Engineer Major League Gaming
Major League Gaming (MLG) (www.majorleaguegaming.com) is the world's largest eSports organization with millions of LIVE viewers, fans and competitors around the globe. MLG enables gamers to compete, improve their skills, and socialize at the largest online destination for competitive console and PC gaming featuring more than 8 million registered gamers, and the annual MLG Pro Circuit featuring LIVE, in-person tournaments in cities nationwide. MLG broadcasts competitive play, analysis and more via online streaming to hundreds of thousands of fans in an average of more than 170 countries.
We are looking for talented developers:
Major League Gaming is seeking a Software Engineer to work with our existing Rails team building large web applications to support our initiatives. As a programmer at MLG you'll enjoy flexible hours, a bleeding edge development team, and the opportunity to work in an exciting and fast-paced industry.
BS or MS degree, or related experience.
1+ year of Ruby experience
Expert in at least one back-end language (C#/Java/Ruby/Python/etc.)
Deep knowledge of databases ? experience with both SQL and NOSQL variants
Know your way around a LAMP stack, bonus for NGINX experience
Know how a Gem is different from a Jar
Enjoy a fast-paced, delivery focused environment
You take pride in well architected code but for you shipping trumps perfection
An understanding of system optimization issues
A detail-oriented, organized thought process and will be able to act decisively under stressful conditions.
A proactive mindset and be able to multitask and prioritize requirements.
A self-motivated work process and posses excellent communication skills
You will help to architect and build-out the next generation of the MLG experience
You will lead integrations with third parties, including other gaming systems, financial companies, social networks
You will develop a rich API for the user interface, mobile apps, and 3rd party integrations
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