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  Senior Full Stack Software Engineer
Employer: Sleepy Giant Job Posted: 7/14/2014
Location: Newport Beach, CA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

About Us

Sleepy Giant is an independent game company focused on enthusiast gamers. fofofum is our backend technology and services provider, and giantbacked is our publishing team that supports partners working with fofofum. Founded in 2007 by live game operations pioneers, Sleepy Giant is based in Newport Beach, CA, with an office in Chicago, IL. We're led by industry veterans and backed by CAA and TPG Capital.

We're looking for experienced full stack software engineers to help build and integrate our game-services platform. You’ll contribute to the development of interesting projects in the game services space. Our tech stack includes, Angular.js, JavaScript, Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, MySQL, Redis, MongoDB, MemCached, to name a few.

If you’re a smart, talented individual looking for a fun, fast-paced, and stimulating work environment, where your contributions can (and will) make a difference, then Sleepy Giant is the place for you.

About You


Excellent programming skills and a proven track record of getting things done, on the job or off.

Experience in a server-side web development framework (e.g. RoR, Django, etc). Experience with our stack (Ruby/Rails/Sinatra/MySQL/Mongo) is a plus, but not a requirement.

Knowledge of modern HTML, CSS and JS (CoffeeScript is a plus).

Ability to self-start, self-direct, and self-motivate when necessary

Ability to communicate well with peers and management.

Our ideal candidate is a “maker”, not just a consumer. Examples of things you might have made:

Ruby gems or other libraries

Patches submitted to open-source projects

Neat tech demos on JSFiddle or Codepen

A fully-functioning game

An app published on one of the app stores

A robot, a rocket, or some Arduino / Raspberry Pi gizmo

Your own business, however small

An active Github account with interesting public repos

Answers on Stack Overflow

About the Job

Examples of things you’ll do at Sleepy Giant:

Help build a powerful game services platform

Help architect new systems from the ground up

Build very high-traffic, high-visibility web experiences for some of the biggest games out there, including triple-A titles

Get an inside view of the game development world and the internal tech at top game publishers

Work closely with game developers

Participate in hackathons, code contests, meetups, etc.

Here’s what you can look forward to, as a Giant:

Talented, energetic teammates

Fun work environment - check out our FB page

Flexible work schedules

Hacking on stuff and learning new skills at work == highly encouraged

Training and mentoring opportunities

Competitive pay and full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and 401k

Additional perks include paid vacation days, paid volunteer days, discounted gym membership, weekly happy hours, and more.

To Apply:


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