Dynamic startup environment in a fast-growing sector – mobile casino & casual games
Fun, creative, progressive, and driven work culture
Asia regional exposure in games, hospitality, and entertainment sectors
Successful business model born in North America now Top 12 globally in social casino sector
Our Company – PLAYSTUDIOS ASIA
PlayStudios Asia is a Hong Kong subsidiary of the United States based leading mobile & social games company Playstudios Inc. We are establishing our product and operations team in Hong Kong to serve the games markets in Asia.
We are backed by dominant, multi-billion dollar market leaders in the leisure and video game industries and a collection of powerhouse venture capital firms. Our founding team has over a century of collective gaming experience.
We are building a best-of-breed development and operations group and are looking for top tier talent who can help us create and optimize high quality games in the rapidly evolving social and mobile gaming markets.
Our company has the growth potential of a young up-start, with the stability and financial security of an established company. We can guarantee high quality work, AAA-entertainment brand exposure, competitive compensation and great benefits.
Our myVEGAS mobile and social casino games have achieved over 25 million downloads with over 1.3 million daily users. Our leadership position in the social and mobile games industry has been built based on our unique combination of high quality games with original designs, fun mechanics, and deep features combined with iconic brands like MGM Resorts, Royal Caribbean Cruises, and Shaquille O’Neal, and real world resort experiences that players can earn by playing our games.
The Senior Backend Performance Engineer will be providing performance audit expertise and load testing methodologies to the engineering team members. Our team strives for best practices of Web API development and performance test automation.
The Senior Backend Performance Engineer will report to the Head of Engineering with duties including:
Develop and maintain scripts and tools to perform automated load tests
Audit and review backend applications to identify performance bottlenecks and scalability issues
Setup and maintain load testing environments
Provide fixes, workarounds and directions on how to remove bottlenecks and improve performances
Communicate and educate fellow developers about implementation best practices
Make key contributions to design and architecture decisions
Monitor new technologies and Framework updates to improve performance and scalability of our applications
Commitment to excellence in designing, coding, testing, debugging, configuring, and documenting software
Passion and drive for performance, scalability and reliability
8+ years experience building, troubleshooting and improving applications at scale
Master level experience with .Net / C# and ASP.NET Web API
Master level experience with .Net Framework and CLR
Master debugger and troubleshooter
Extensive experience with database development on SQL Server
Extensive experience with SQL query optimization
Extensive experience with HTTP technologies
Experience with .NET Core a plus
Experience with microservices a plus
Experience with Microsoft Azure a plus
Experience with APM solutions a plus
Experience with NoSQL technologies a plus
Ability to test, audit and troubleshoot large applications
Ability to work with a high level of autonomy
Comfortable working with new languages and technologies
Degree in CS/Engineering preferred but not required
Reports to: Head of Engineering
Travel required: 0% - 10%
We pay 100% of benefit premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for our employees and 100% of their dependents’ premiums. Health benefits are effective on your date of hire.
In addition to providing core health benefits, we provide the following:
100% of the cost for Basic Life and Accident insurance
Short-term and long-term disability protection
Full time employees are eligible to purchase additional life and accident insurance for themselves and their dependents.