Software Engineer – Platform and Game Servers

At EFG (ESL FACEIT Group) we create worlds beyond gameplay, where players and fans become a community. We pride ourselves in having a corporate social responsibility which is that “IT’S NOT GG, UNTIL IT’S GG FOR ALL”.

Our passion, craft, and DNA are aligned to create and shape the world of esports, gaming tournaments, leagues, events, and holistic ecosystems through our millions of players, fans, and heroes, as well as through our people, and culture.

About FACEIT

With more than 25m users playing 30m matches every month FACEIT is the leading competitive gaming platform. We provide gamers the best experience possible by making sure we are always on top of our tech – and continue to deliver industry-leading features to our already awesome platform.

The Team

Our Software Engineers take full responsibility for the design and build of our distributed APIs and microservices, and are currently working on some amazing new features. Our tech stack is based around Golang with containers running in GCP and some AWS services too.

The Platform and Game Servers team is focused on providing a cloud platform to the rest of EFG alongside running all the game servers for the platform. We have big plans and are looking for exceptional individuals to come on the journey with us. You’ll touch a variety of different components that comprise our system and will be involved with both developing APIs and services to build and run game servers worldwide as well as the growing platform engineering function within the infrastructure department. 

The ideal candidate will be an engineer who has a deep understanding of infrastructure or is from a platform background.

Requirements:

  • Current commercial experience with Go/Golang on large scalable projects;
  • Ability to design amazing distributed APIs and scheduled procedures;
  • Experience working within a large microservices environment;
  • Excellent knowledge of RESTful/gRPC or APIs;
  • Good understanding of Async communication;
  • Proven experience working with various databases (both SQL and NoSQL) would be great;
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes at a production scale;
  • Production experience with a major cloud provider;
  • Experience with terraform;
  • In-depth understanding of testing strategies and approaches (Unit testing, integration testing, e2e testing, smoke testing);
  • Previous experience working on large, complex applications.
  • Experience optimizing hardware through software and getting the best out of bare metal servers remotely is a plus;
  • Experience in frontend development in next.js is a plus;
  • A passion for video games and esports is a plus;

Contact us

EFG owns a portfolio of brands in different categories. We are leading the industry with numerous online and offline competitions, digital platforms as well as gaming lifestyle festivals.