Rooster Teeth (a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media), is looking for a talented Backend Software Engineer to join our engineering team.  You will specialize in building high-performance and scalable service APIs that drive users’ playback experience across all devices.  The right person for this role is passionate about building systems that are optimized for scalability, efficiency, quality, and uptime.  Come join us. Build stuff. Break stuff. Just fix it afterwards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and implement high performance, large scale and highly available distributed services
  • Participate in Agile working practices such as daily scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, reviews and retrospectives.
  • Understand requirements from stakeholders and provide estimates of work.
  • Follow-through from feature inception through design to integration.
  • Iterate on solutions based on internal and external (customer) feedback.
  • Experiment with new technologies to make sure we are prepared for the future.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent engineering degree
  • 4+ years professional software development experience with Ruby on Rails stack OR comparable OO programming language and framework (Java, Python, C#, etc..)
  • Strong understanding of relational databases (PostgreSQL/MySQL) as well as other data stores and their strengths and weaknesses
  • Experience designing and implementing high performance, large scale distributed services
  • Comfortable working with internal client teams (iOS, Android, Web...) to spec out requirements
  • Confident in writing code, testing it, and profiling it
  • A passion for writing great code that is maintainable and standards-driven
  • Must be self-directed and be able to prioritize own workload
  • Strong grasp of Computer Science fundamentals (Data Structures, Algorithms, etc...)
  • Able to approach large, complex problems and solve them systematically
  • Cloud-based hosting and systems architecture knowledge (AWS or other)
  • BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible dress code
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks
  • Pet Insurance
  • Catered meal on Fridays
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Both paid maternity time and paternity time
  • ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH:
    Rooster Teeth is a pioneering creative production studio responsible for award-winning online videos such as "Red vs. Blue," the longest-running web series in history; globally acclaimed animated series "RWBY;" comedy gamer series, "The Gauntlet;" comedy series "Rooster Teeth Shorts;" and "Immersion," a show that tests video game concepts in the real world. Rooster Teeth founded and operates "Achievement Hunter," the popular gaming website, and produces the award-winning "Rooster Teeth Podcast," voted Best Gaming Podcast at the 2013 Podcast Awards. With a dedicated worldwide fan community, Rooster Teeth created RTX, an annual gaming and Internet convention held in Austin, TX, which attracts tens of thousands of gamers, online video fans and Rooster Teeth community members from around the world. The Rooster Teeth YouTube channel became the 4th most viewed YouTube channel in the world (non-music) in 2013.  The Rooster Teeth multi-channel network has over 20 million YouTube subscribers and more than 5 billion views, and the Rooster Teeth website has 3 million unique monthly visitors with 1.8 million registered community members. Founded by Matt Hullum and Burnie Burns, Rooster Teeth is a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at http://www.roosterteeth.com.