Pocket PlayLab is an 100 man strong game developer and publisher that has grown from a handful of passionate gamers to be the leading game studio it is today. Founded in January 2012, it is home to mobile game mega-hits Lost Cubes and Juice Cubes, and many more exciting games in the pipeline! With more than 22 million users that have downloaded our games across the world, we believe that the amazing experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people.

With game professionals from 12 different nationalities across our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines, you will find that we have a dynamic, collaborative and multicultural work environment. Plus, we offer competitive compensation packages and an amazing work place with recreational areas, cool social events, free lunch, snacks and drinks.

Do you want to work on building a backend for games that  people actually play?  Playlab wants YOU to join our team asa Software Engineer (Backend)!

We are a leading game developer & publisher, capable of producing social games from inception to completion. We are the home of popular game titles such as Juice Cubes and Jungle Cubes, with many more on the way! In four years of mobile game development, our games have achieved over 25 million downloads around the world.

Playlab was founded in January 2012 by a handful of passionate gamers. Now, we are a group of 100+ game enthusiasts ranging more than 18 nationalities. We are a curious, creative, close-knit, fun-loving bunch and we have a unique way of doing things – the PlayLab way. It’s how we innovate, collaborate, operate and deliver value for our customers.

We are looking for dynamic, & team-oriented individuals to join our rapidly growing company as we continue forward to the next level.

The role

As a software engineer on our backend team your prime responsibility is to create and support features needed in our games as well as working together with systems engineers on the team to ensure reliability and scalability of the platform. For this posisiton you will get to work on Juice Cubes, a game downloaded more than 23 Million times.

You will get to work on technologies such as Ruby (mostly RoR), eventmachine, MySQL, Redis and Cassandra. We are however not set on these technologies and they will most likely change in the future, you will be part of figuring out which technology to bring in next.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with system engineers to improve current features and bring new into production.

  • Making sure our backend is of great quality

  • Get hands-on experience with building a scalable backend for millions of users.

  • Build a nice platform for our game developers to built great games ontop of

  • Investigate and implement new technologies to improve our service

About you

  • At least 2 years of working experiences to work related
  • Knowledge in HTTP and TCP/IP
  • Experience in web or backend development with Ruby and other object oriented languages
  • Can write clean and easy to understand code
  • Experience with Server management,Open Source contributions and/or TDD is a plus
  • Communicate well in English, both spoken and written

What we look for in all new employees

  • Gets things done and think about the long term impact of their work
  • An eagerness to learn more
  • Fun to be around even when all systems have gone haywire

Apply now.