Data Engineer

TruPlay Games | United States

Posted Date 10/11/2021
Description

Data Engineer

TruPlay - Austin, TX, United States

Our culture is falling apart. We are reaping decades of taking God’s message out of our culture. Very few voices speak into the lives of children with a Godly message. Children spend countless hours on screens. There is hardly any faith-based content in the app stores. What messages are our children taking in?

Who will rise up to steward the next generation?

We believe that what people play matters. TruPlay produces mobile games that resonate with our 4 Foundations of Fun, Beauty, Excellence, and God’s Truth. With God’s Blessing, we will continue to reach Millions around the world and produce a tremendous amount of economic value for everyone involved.

We’re building an interactive Content Platform for children.

The Data Engineer will work on complex integrated solutions to build and deliver our mobile-first gaming Platform to millions of players worldwide. You will be responsible for architecture and solutions to integrate the developing game platform seamlessly with each new game. The Data Engineer works closely with the team of world-class software engineers, designers, and UX specialists.

Requirements:

Must Have:

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, customer support, and teaching skills
  • Strong writing and documentation skills
  • Passion for learning
  • Strong business fundamentals
  • Expertise in building scalable, high-performance, consumer-facing products (7+ years)
  • Experience supporting game development teams (5+ years)
  • Expertise with scalable database technologies supporting millions of users (7+ years)
  • Expertise with database design, SQL, and query optimization (7+ years)
  • Expertise in debugging, performance profiling, and optimization (7+ years)
  • Expertise with cloud computing and service technologies (7+ years)
  •      Software as a Service (SaaS)
  •      Platform as a Service (PaaS),
  •      Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Expertise with microservice and serverless architectures (7+ years)
  • Experience with C# preferred (7+ years)
  • Expertise with app containerization and deployment technologies (7+ years)
  • Expertise with web technologies (7+ years)
  • Expertise with analytics and data science (7+ years)
  • Expertise collaborating with product managers, marketing, data analysts, data scientists, and developers (7+ years).
  • Infrastructure monitoring (7+ years)
  • Experience with log services such as Splunk (5+ years)
  • Git/GitHub (5+ years)

 Responsibilities:

Initially, the critical responsibilities will be:

  • Support Gaming Platform team in conception, architecture, development through to delivery on time with high Excellence and Great Features
  • Identify and communicate roadblocks and bottlenecks that may prevent the team from achieving their goals
  • Collaborate with teams of game developers to integrate and standardize games on Platform

Character

For our Culture

  • High Commitment to TruPlay’s Purpose
  • Lives a life of integrity
  • Treats others as they would want to be treated
  • Coachable
  • For This Role
  • High Desire to Drive Organization to Deliver to Goal Commitments
  • Strong Detail orientation
  • Ability to articulate roles, responsibilities and goals

Expected Results:

  • A gaming Platform up to our company standards and released in agreed-upon timeframe that is:
  • Highly Scalable
  • Supports the Product Vision and company mission
  • Contains the right features to support company goals
  • Is highly reliable  

About Us:

Our Core team and content have been used by God to:

  • Reach Millions of people with our games across the world
  • See over 25,000 people coming to Christ with His Hand
  • Create new TruPlay game designs that have tested incredibly well
  • Move to our team from XBox, Nintendo, PlayStation, Sony, Disney, Apple
  • Contains contribution from 2 Apple Award winners and music from Enya and Hillsong

Our products stand on 4 Foundations:

  • Truth – Our games are woven with God’s Story
  • Fun – Our players should be delighted and excited
  • Excellence – Our games resonate with high-quality features, tech, and storytelling
  • Beauty – Our artwork and audio are spectacular

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