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Backend Software Engineer - Games

Posted: 14 Jun 2021 Closes: 14 Jul 2021
Prague, Czech Republic Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 73734890

Oculus Studios and Beat Games are looking for Software Engineers to join our studio in Prague to help take Beat Saber to the next level. This is a key role in building the future of VR games and entertainment with the Beat Games team. This is a growing team of leaders in the VR industry at the cutting edge of where music and games come together. This role will help deliver new features, services, and improvements to Beat Saber across multiple VR platforms. Beat Games is an award-winning game studio based in Prague, Czech Republic. Their first VR game title, Beat Saber, became an overnight success selling more than 1 million copies in the first 10 months and collaborating with some of the biggest artists in the music industry.

Backend Software Engineer - Games Responsibilities


  • Work with a team of engineers to implement new features into Beat Saber, including integrating new platform services, game content, and more.

  • Own major areas of the codebase -- maintain and improve code quality and stability.

  • Optimise various systems for best performance across platforms.

Minimum Qualifications


  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent industry experience.

  • Experience in API development (RESTful, GraphQL).

  • Proficiency in any of php/java/go/node/c# , object oriented programming, and component oriented architecture.

  • Demonstrable working knowledge of highly scalable and fault tolerant client/server architecture.

  • Experience building and maintaining server/back-end architecture for mobile or PC platforms.

  • A habit of writing super-clean, encapsulated, testable, and well documented code.

  • Experience with all phases of product development lifecycle, including requirements definition, specifications, development, test, product release, and sustaining engineering.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal outside supervision.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Working knowledge with Unity Engine.

  • Previous experience developing for current generation of gaming platforms.

  • Experience with version control and build systems.

  • Game development experience.

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