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SDE II, Backend (NodeJS)



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2023

Who are We?

We are Terra (by PlayShifu), a young start-up focused on building a gaming and social platform for kids! Our mission is to create a safe and immersive 3D metaverse experience where children can explore, learn, create, connect with each other, and cultivate a healthy online lifestyle. This is the world's first Gen Alpha metaverse!

About the Role:

The new product platform we are working on, is in 0 to 1 stage. Hence all tech stacks are starting from core architecture design and iterative development. Be the part of core tech team to build a truly revolutionary platform. The focus of this role is to help us build ultra responsive network architecture and backend system, to power the frontend of the metaverse!

Current backend stack:

  • Javascript, NodeJS, Beanstalk, EC2, S3, Lambda, RESTAPIs, API gateway
  • RDS, CloudFront, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Azure, PlayFab, AWS, GCP

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Server implementation for multiplayer network stack
  • Core projects involving server utilization and optimization and server auto-scaling
  • APIs - core APIs, data analytics APIs, security, auth, in-app purchases, etc.
  • Customer-facing transaction and digital currency management system
  • Company-internal product management and tech stack health tools
  • Business and product focussed dashboards help visualize and control data and triggers

What We Are Looking For:

  • Good proficiency in NodeJS
  • You must also know HTTP and how a client application interacts with the server
  • Great to have - GoLang, Java or C++ handson server application development experience
  • Remarkable aptitude to learn
  • Nimble on feet

Extra points For:

  • Knowledge and/or working experience of network architecture & socket implementations
  • Expertience working on network latency, lag compensation
  • Ability to design FE <> BE system archs

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work on cutting edge products
  • Full responsibility of the core research verticals and insights flowing into product teams
  • Partial responsibilities in product development roadmap (some features)
  • Working with a highly skilled, motivated and passionate group of people
  • A global audience to work with
  • Competitive salary
  • A fully stocked kitchen, team events, happy hours, and more