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Back-end Developer

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Vancouver, BC
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Software and Programming

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Blitzoo Games, a social casino developer and operator for mobile and desktop devices, is currently interviewing qualified applicants for the position of Back-end Developer.  We are looking for people who are innovative, talented, creative, and passionate about social casino gaming.  If you’re a self-motivated team player who is able to multi-task and can handle the following responsibilities, we look forward to hearing from you!

POSITION:           Back-end Developer

DEPARTMENT:      Engineering

LOCATION:             Vancouver, BC

Job Summary

Come work with our Engineering Team to help us build a new technology stack to support a best in class social casino across multiple platforms (desktop, mobile, tablet). The applicant should be someone who is keen to solve problems, optimize performance, and improve reliability in all aspects of our technology stack and processes. 


  • All aspects of back-end server programming systems including design and analysis, coding, testing, debugging, deployment and maintenance
  • Interaction with and programming of relational and NoSQL database systems
  • Development of efficient code and scalable database structures in order to support high server request volumes
  • Developing and maintaining continuous integration build pipelines to bridge the gap between code and final deployment
  • Gathering scope and objectives from design and client requirements
  • Researching new technology where necessary to meet business needs

Qualifications Required  

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent education / experience
  • At least 2 years experience developing back-end server systems
  • Experience developing in Scala and/or Java (Scala preferred)
  • Experience working with MongoDB and/or MySQL (Mongo preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of common web development languages (e.g. JavaScript, CSS, HTML, JQuery, Ajax)
  • Basic knowledge of and experience working with Linux based systems

Bonus Attributes:

  • Experience working with Play Framework, AKKA
  • Experience with AWS, Git, Docker, Jenkins, Angular.js
  • Experience working in social gaming environment for mobile and desktop
  • Shipped at least 1 or more games on mobile and / or Facebook

Candidates must have excellent organizational skills, good oral and written communications skills, and a high level of interpersonal skills. Must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to work in a customer oriented, fast-paced, and demanding environment.  Ability to bring projects to completion with minimal supervision. Must be able to work overtime as required. 

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. Team members may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities other than those stated above.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

About Blitzoo Games

Founded in 2009, Blitzoo Games is a Vancouver based developer and operator of social casinos. Our growing company consists of talented artists, engineers and producers that have a mission to create a best in class social casino supported by a library of AAA game content.

Our Company Belief consists of 4 principals: 

THINK BIG – Think outside the box; strive to be successful

BE FRANK- Be open and sincere in your dealings with others; be forthright

FIGHT HARD- Believe in your ideas; speak up for your convictions

After the call, MOVE AS A Team!

Blitzoo Games offers competitive salaries and a full range of comprehensive benefits including a bonus plan, medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance. 

Blitzoo Games is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates only apply. Recruiters please do not contact Blitzoo Games

Local candidates only apply.
Please, no phone calls about this job!

Please do not contact Blitzoo Games about other services, products or commercial interests. 

Posted: June 22, 2018
Closes: August 21, 2018
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11-50 employees

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About Blitzoo Games

Blitzoo Games is a Vancouver based developer and operator of social casinos. Our growing company consists of talented artists, engineers and producers that have a mission to create a best in class ...