Backend Engineer

Backend Engineer

At Greenparksports

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Location: USA Only, TELECOMMUTE

Please note: Due to recent phishing incidents involving individuals posing as GreenPark Sports agents requesting interviews from those applying to our job postings, please be sure to verify the email address you receive requesting an interview. GreenPark Sports does not use a gmail.com address for any communication.

What We Do:

Founded by an incredible entrepreneurial team, including the Co-Founder and former CEO of YouTube, the Founder and former CEO of Zappos, and the Co-Founder and Chief Creative for BLITZ Agency - our current CEO, GreenPark is the first sports and esports metaverse where fans connect, compete, and level up with one another.  Here, you suit up, get recruited by your favorite team and go head-to-head against your rivals in epic battles.   Now you can prove, once and for all, that you are the MVF (Most Valuable Fan)!  Make game predictions, play mini games, and join a virtual Watch Party to cheer on your favorite team. Collect digital trading cards of your favorite players, level them up, unlock rewards, challenge friends to mini games and deck your Greenie out in your best gear. We are currently partnering with Riot Games, the LCS, NBA, La Liga with other esports & sports leagues coming soon.  

Responsibilities

  • Own the code you write including manually testing, writing automated tests and participating in on-call schedules
  • Work as part of a team to design and develop high scale, low latency, fault tolerant applications
  • Research, analyze, recommend, and select technical approaches for solving challenging and complex development and integration problems
  • Work with product and design teams to develop the latest features and systems that power our game
  • Design and build scalable, easy-to-use REST APIs for the application developers to use

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent practical experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of REST APIs including building and/or using them
  • Comfortable with or desire/ability to learn the Go programming language

What We Offer

  • With a small, core team of talented people, iterating and scaling fast, you’ll be hands-on and learning right away. This is the ideal opportunity to pave your own path and grow.
  • We have two amazing home locations - LA and SF (Both remote due to COVID-19) with additional remote locations in NY, TX, WA, NC.
  • We strive to be welcoming, innovative, and have an inclusive culture. As an early team member, you’ll be active in recruiting decisions ensuring we build a culture you want to be part of.
  • Competitive salary with stock options.
  • Flexible PTO
  • A selection of six different Medical plans with 100% premium coverage for base plans.
  • Dental and Vision plans with 99% premium coverage.
  • 401(k) program
  • Company sponsored Life Insurance
  • Company sponsored Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Home office stipend
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program

We find ourselves in unusual times and as such, both of our offices are on a Work From Home schedule due to COVID-19.  But don't worry, we have your back when it comes to provisioning all the necessary hardware you will need to perform at the top of your game all from the comfort of your home.

The Company

GreenPark Sports creates digital experiences and games for the new generation of sports and esports fans. Our flagship product is a native, free-to-play mobile game played over the top of live sports and esports events, where fans battle to become the undisputed “Best Fans” of their league and season. At GreenPark, we embrace unique points of view as well as diverse backgrounds and identities that are all about creating unique experiences for passionate fans. Here, you can expect a highly collaborative environment of thoughtful teammates who huddle-up, listen, challenge, and push each other to make each idea and execution phenomenal.

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Please note: Individuals must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

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