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Senior Developer

Reference ID: senior-developer-7
Information Technology
Full Time
Victoria, BC     

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Duties and Challenges
  • Designing, implementing, testing, deploying and maintaining high-volume, high-availability, large-scale social and mobile games
  • Ensuring our 24/7 player base can play our games uninterrupted and bug free.  
  • Working in an agile development environment alongside game team artists, designers, and analysts to deliver great gaming experiences
  • Writing efficient and organized code within complex code bases that are being continuously deployed
  • Contributing to best practices on performance and reliability, and striving to ensure Kano is at the leading edge of software development practices
  • Contributing to game and user interface design
About you
  • Ability to make good judgments and quick decisions under pressure
  • Take pride in your work and your code quality, but value review and feedback
  • Ability to listen well and make yourself easily understood
  • Desire to learn and grow both personally and professionally
  • Ability to speak your mind candidly and not be afraid to question actions or be wrong
  • Passionate about software development and the desire to technically execute great user experiences
  • Open minded and respectful towards others and their work
Technical skills
  • 5+ years of recent software development experience
  • Skilled in front-end Javascript development, including experience with some current generation frameworks such as React, Angular, Backbone, etc.
  • Experienced with JSON, AJAX, CSS, and other core web technologies. HTML5 is a plus.
  • Proficiency with at least one major OOP language
  • Ability to write well-structured, clean, maintainable code with senior-level knowledge of modern programming practices and architecture.  Comfortable designing and implementing large components and features.
  • Proficient with source control systems.  Git is a plus.
  • Experience working with high-availability scalable systems and/or cloud services such as AWS are a plus.
  • Experience in the games industry not necessary, but a plus
  • Open, inclusive startup-style culture.  We have Hack Days, SSB, foosball, team events, coffee, lunches, book club, BBQ on the patio, etc.
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Profit share program
  • Opportunity to work on game projects that are enjoyed by millions of players worldwide!

Posted: October 3, 2016
Closes:December 2, 2016
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About Kano

Bootstrapped in 2008, Kano ( is a profitable and growing indie gaming studio. We connect people through play and have established a loyal fan base encompassing millions of players ...