Gaming Tech Java BackEnd Engineer

Homa Games
April 11, 2024
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Offerd Salary:$165 milli
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Description

Welcome to Homa, the gaming technology lab that is taking the industry by storm! Our team of over 200 people, hailing from more than 35 different countries, is dedicated to empowering mobile game creators worldwide to bring their creative ideas to the top charts.

Our Homa Lab platform offers a comprehensive suite of cutting-edge tools that allow developers to stay on top of the latest trends, test new features in real-time, and easily distribute and monetize their games. Our success speaks for itself - our apps have been downloaded over 1 billion times!

Since our inception, we have raised $165 million in total from prominent investors, including Headline, Northzone, Eurazeo, Singular, Quadrille Capital, Fabric Ventures, and Bpifrance. We have also received support from renowned business angels, such as the founders of King, Sorare, and Spotify founders.

But what really makes Homa special is our team. We are a diverse group of artists, business developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and former strategy consultants who all share the same passion for taking over the gaming industry. When you become part of Homa, you'll be joining a dedicated team that creates innovative and high-performing games that resonate with players worldwide.

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and make a real impact in the company, then Homa is the perfect place for you. Join us and let's create the future of gaming together!

Role & missions – What you will do 🚀

You will work with other engineers on our low latency and highly scalable Java backend, ensuring it always stays up. The Java backend is a core component for our LiveOps and UAM solutions, so you will participate with multi-disciplinary teams to make decisions about our future products and services. If you are looking for a position where you will have the freedom to rewrite core components, participate in the design and implement new features, and significantly impact the team, then this might be the job for you!

Requirements

About you – Who you are 🦄

  • Strong experience with Java or another JVM language
  • On-the-ground experience in mobile gaming, multiplayer services, and/or LiveOps
  • Ability to take responsibility for high-level technical decisions
  • Team player
  • Fluent in English
  • Good to have 💪

     University degree in IT, Computer Science, or Information Systems
     Experience in low latency high throughout distributed systems
     Experience with resilient software design
     Experience in Spring framework
     Knowledge of stream processing (Kafka, Spark ...)
     Experience with key-value stores (Redis, DynamoDB, Aerospike, ...)
     Knowledge of microservice architecture patterns
     Experience in writing tests
     Experience with Kubernetes or other orchestrators
    
    Our Culture—Who we are🪐

    At Homa, we value brains over backgrounds and determination over degrees. We believe actual growth results from diversity — nationalities, backgrounds, skill sets, and personal experiences — all working towards a single objective. If you've got the smarts, energy, and motivation, no barriers keep you from going far.

    We are the people behind the platform - the creative specialists giving creators the data needed to power up their creativity. At Homa, we live by the three central values:

  • Ambition: we put flags on summits. We set our goals ambitiously high and don't shy away from the climb. We're on a mission to take over an industry thick with incumbents who won't go quietly into the night. To succeed here, you'll need a highly metaphorical shield and a sword.

  • Humility: we put our egos aside. We put our hands up. First to volunteer to help, second to high-five. Having an ego is natural, but letting it run the show is unhelpful to everyone. In the words of Mr. Lamar: Sit down. Be humble.

  • Curiosity: we keep our eyes open. We believe the best way to know anything is to question everything. And to do that, you need open eyes and open minds at all times.
  • Benefits
  • While success is its own reward, here are some of the benefits that come with working at Homa:
  • We offer essential benefits in France and specific locations, including health insurance, meal vouchers, public transport subsidies, childcare benefits, and life insurance
  • If you're interested in working from our newly renovated Paris HQ with a rooftop garden and WeWork amenities, we have a desk waiting for you
  • You will be working in English with our international team of top-tier talents from 35+ countries
  • You will be able to attend diverse team events and Workations (the famous company-wide Homa trip)
  • You will have quarterly reviews to help you grow within Homa and build your own career path.
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