Wildlife Studios

Back-end Engineer in Wildlife Studios


São Paulo (Brazil) — Full time

Programming | Semi Senior

Relocation offered

The Backend Team at Wildlife is reinventing itself. It started providing services for the games online features and has since evolved to provide a platform that leverages the best of our teams when creating, operating and distributing our games.

We know that the work we do has a high impact on our company's success and in order to achieve that, we work with a broad technology stack and have a mindset of being fully responsible for our systems, from their conception to incident resolution and troubleshooting in production.

We own several services that, combined, serve more than 1 million requests per minute. We know this number will only grow and we're looking for engineers that can help with the challenges of developing backend systems that perform well at large scale.

About the Role

Wildlife is searching for software engineers to join our Backend team. We seek engineers with solid programming and systems design knowledge. Since we are always looking for new tools and technologies that better solve our problems, we value professionals that like to learn new things, are autonomous and proactive to bring and implement their ideas.

As a backend engineer, you'll work directly with several teams such as the games' teams, product, marketing, data science, and data engineering to develop world-class platforms that are used in our games' creation, operation, and distribution. Our main goal is to empower and enable each of those teams to do their work faster and better, making our games reach the next billion people. We'll need you to understand our systems flows, identify common demands from different teams, and work in close collaboration both within the team and with different parts of the organization to design secure, resilient systems with great usability and performance.

  • Design, implement, deploy and maintain systems and platform products that will be used in the games' development, operation and distribution.
  • Identify common demands from clients, design and propose solutions that improve everything from their operation to the end-user experience.
  • Detect and fix problems in production environment.
  • Contribute to the best practices of development, reliability, and availability of our systems.
  • Handle great volumes of data in real-time systems.

What you Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Solid understanding of computer science concepts (data structures, networking, concurrency, memory management, algorithm analysis, etc).
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Redis, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Postgres.
  • Experience solving problems and optimizing the performance of APIs.
  • Experience developing and maintaining systems with a high volume of requests.
  • Experience developing systems in the games industry.
  • Experience developing systems in the ad tech ecosystem.
  • Experience developing platform products.
  • 3+ years of software development professional experience.

Desirable skills


    Outdoors The premises have outdoor spaces such as parks or terraces.
    Childcare Wildlife Studios provides free childcare during the workday.
    Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Wildlife Studios helps you with your relocation.
    Internal talks Wildlife Studios offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
    Life insurance Wildlife Studios pays or copays life insurance for employees.
    Meals provided Wildlife Studios provides free lunch and/or other kinds of meals.
    Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
    Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
    Health coverage Wildlife Studios pays or copays health insurance for employees.
    Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
    Dental insurance Wildlife Studios pays or copays dental insurance for employees.
    Commuting stipend Wildlife Studios offers a stipend to cover some commuting costs.
    Computer provided Wildlife Studios provides a computer for your work.
    Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
    Beverages and snacks Wildlife Studios offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.

    About Wildlife Studios

    Wildlife is one of the leading mobile game developers and publishers in the world. In eight years, our gaming titles have been downloaded over 2 billion times, providing fun to millions of people every day, everywhere. And we are just getting started! — Wildlife Studios's full profile