Do you have a strong passion for video games? Perfect World Entertainment is looking for candidates who are up to the challenge and looking for a career that offers tremendous personal and professional growth opportunities in one of the fastest growing areas in the video gaming industry.

Positions

View QA Tester - Based in Amsterdam

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Quality Assurance Tester is responsible for testing the functionality of the games and the websites of the platform. The QA tester will mainly focus on managing multiple bug tracking projects for all games/websites, ensuring the quality of the patches, and handling the bug reports from the customers and the other teams.

• Test websites for functionality, likeness to design, text/image quality, and overall user experience

• Test games and patches for functionality issues

• Test platform (Arc)

• Report and regress web and game bugs using bug tracking tools

• Handle multiple projects simultaneously and ensure a consistent quality

• Acquire a good knowledge of all our games and websites

• Troubleshoot and regress game/web issues reported by non-QA employees

• Constantly find new creative ways to break the product and newly added features

• Provide documented feedback regarding quality assurance test results

• Collaborate with developers as needed to resolve problems and identify the root cause of product defects

• Assist with the creation, maintenance and updating of detailed testing documentation

Requirements:

• 1-2 years of prior video game or web QA experience

• Passion for video games, especially MMORPGs (experience with and knowledge about the Perfect World games a plus)

• Experienced MS Office and internet user

• Knowledge of html and xml is a plus

• Knowledgeable about QA process, bug databases and bug tracking software (for example JIRA)

• Familiarity with software development lifecycle, design patterns and testing methodology is a plus

• Great attention to detail, able to perform QA testing with surgical precision - Ability to collaborate effectively across departments and teams

• Good sense of quality assessment and quality improvement

• Demonstrates self-motivation, open-mindedness, integrity, creativity and attention-to-detail

• Experience in programming or scripting is a plus, but not necessary

• Fluency in English

• Speaking French or German languages is a plus

• Please email resumes directly to jobs.eu@perfectworld.com

View Email Marketing Specialist - Based in Amsterdam

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• This position is perfect for someone who has finished their bachelor degree not too long ago and wants to dig into the world of email marketing, learn a lot while working in the dynamic world of games. Be active, be the specialist in your field!

• The email Marketing Specialist for Perfect World Europe B.V. is an integral part of the company’s marketing team and is responsible for planning, coordinating and sending of email messages to Perfect World’s ever growing database of passionate gamers.

• The email marketing specialist is expected to contribute to marketing, sales and retention programs through reactive (trigger) and proactive (newsletter) email communication

• Plan effective and smart email campaign activities across our range of games and languages

• Campaign optimization: Continuously keep a keen eye on the results of previous campaigns to optimize the efficiency of upcoming campaigns and ensure profitability of those

• Provide full transparency into campaigns on a constant and pro-active basis

• Write engaging copy and subject lines leveraging the expert knowledge of our products that your colleagues will provide

• Gather data via surveys and present it in a consistent and transparent way to the rest of the company

• Trend watching: Research and present information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. Keep yourself and the company ahead of the curve on new technologies and methodologies

• This position reports directly to the Head of Marketing

Requirements:

• • Bachelor degree in marketing (different options possible)

• • Strong PHP, HTML, CSS and user interaction skills

• • Perfect written and spoken English language skills

• • max. 2 years’ experience in a similar role

• • Knowledge of email marketing in the F2P gaming industry

• • Cooperative, collaborative work style, the teamwork approach

• • Affinity to (online/ console) games

• • Being the multi talking, representative, result minded and market awareness applicant will make your candidacy complete!

• • For an entry level candidate, the benefits will be at market value.

• Please email resumes directly to jobs.eu@perfectworld.com

View German Community Specialist - Based in Amsterdam

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The role of the community specialist is key within the business and provides the public face for each game. The community specialist position provides two way feedback between business and players, applying their detailed and specific game knowledge to acquire and retain players as well as promote the game both online and offline via forums, social networks, conferences and interviews. The community manager is a team player with excellent communication skills. He/she will report to the community management lead.

• Be the ‘go to’ person for all game and game community information within the business

• Provide detailed, specific information back into marketing and the business on community trends, reactions and expectations

• Provide periodical reports on community reach, reaction and needs

• Visit, manage and partake in forum discussions, both on our own forums as well as others.

• Establish and moderate online community forums according to company policy. Coordinate & manage community forum moderators

• Build up a network and gain the trust of key, influential guilds and players, drive players to become evangelists of the game

• Promote the game and the business across social networks and online/offline media e.g. actively engage users through Q&A forums

• Suggest further areas where the game can be promoted and brand awareness increased

• Give demonstrations and interviews, both 1 on 1 and at public events such as game conferences and gatherings, be the public face of the game/company

• Work on special projects as assigned

Requirements:

• Native German language speaker and good English communication skills

• Strong focus and understanding of community needs

• Friendly, outgoing and open minded personality (thick skin is a strong plus)

• Previous experience in a computer gaming environment

• Strong web communication skills, blogging experience is a plus

• Ability to work well organized and detail oriented

• Presentation and interviewing skills (both creation and execution)

• '1337' gaming skills

• Track record of engaging users and growing online communities; both forums and social network

• Please send resumes directly to jobs.eu@perfectworld.com

View Lead Systems Engineer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Lead Systems Engineer is responsible for leading the Platform team in supporting all production environments, including public facing systems and internal corporate services. The role will be responsible for the automation, maintenance, design, and implementation of services. You will provide leadership and technical insight to the team in exploring new technologies to support current and future deployments, coordinating with other departments to optimize workflows and visibility into system operations.

• What You'll Do:

• As a Lead Systems Engineer you will join a team of other system and network engineers to support the live operations of our

• Deploy, configure, and maintain servers and other critical infrastructure to support platform services

• Proactively work to improve supportability and stability of hardware and software services

• Perform server performance tuning and capacity planning

• Work with security engineer on everything from host hardening to web application vulnerabilities

• Troubleshoot hardware, software, and basic network issues

• Collaborate with project managers and 3rd party/in-house developers for implementation services

• Create and update documentation (design specs, project plans, proposals, wiki entries)

• Be available as part of a scheduled weekly on-call rotation

• Travel to datacenters to rack and cable servers and other hardware, provide hardware maintenance (replace failed components, etc.), and troubleshoot problems

• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

• Who You Are:

• +4 years working in a large-scale server administration or datacenter support role

• +4 years System administration experience primarily with Linux (CentOS) support, AWS/Cloud implementation highly preferred

• Solid experience of Puppet automation required

• Solid understanding of common network protocols and services (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, etc.)

• Solid understanding of ITIL system admin processes, methodologies, tools, and best practices

• Solid understanding of web-based applications, setup and support requirements

• Familiar with relational database setup, configuration, and maintenance (MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL)

• Strong analysis & troubleshooting skills, and the ability to operate well under pressure

View Associate Product Manager - Platform

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Arc is an online gaming platform that connects our players to the games they love. Our passion is delivering the best game experiences using feedback, analytics, data-driven decisions and intuition. Join a team of ambitious and creative people that strive to build a powerful gaming platform for millions of users across the world.

• The Platform Associate Product Manager will serve as a product owner for various portions of the Arc social game platform. The primary goal for this role will be to serve as a product owner for the Arc platform and assisting in product planning, design, development and optimization. You will work with and assist the platform Product Manager in identifying impediments, developing business cases, prioritizing issues and seeing projects to completion. The associate product manager on this project will analyze, learn and improve the platform to drive better KPIs ranging from user acquisition/conversion, monetization and retention.

• What You'll Do:

• - Define users and personas and attach goals, roadmaps and strategies for improving user experience and improving KPIs

• - Create wireframes for mobile platform projects to clearly define product vision and goals

• - Write project requirement documents incorporating both business and technical objectives by identifying impediments, building solutions and setting project goals

• - Use scrum agile practices to build products using lean build, measure, learn principles to help drive product development

• - Create, prioritize and manage product backlog

• - Oversee development and coordination with engineering, operations, QA, platform and marketing

• - Support product team in delivering web and software experiences to drive product growth by optimizing acquisition funnels, addressing user drop-off issues, and improving platform and game integration for mobile platform

Requirements:

• Who You Are:

• - Avid PC user with an eye for design and optimization

• - Incredibly analytical with an eye for finding correlative data that will help drive better decision making

• - Ambitious and creative problem solver that can cut through challenges finding lean optimal solutions

• - 3 years of experience in a product manager or project management role

• - Experience working on PC or gaming products

• - BA or BS degree or equivalent experience may be substituted for a degree

• - Project management and Scrum experience a plus

• - Software and/or web development experience is preferred and highly desirable

• - Strong verbal, written, organizational, and presentation skills

• - A passion for playing and working on games

• - An avid and knowledgeable F2P player

View Customer Service Representative

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Resolve customer issues on the first contact by providing accurate and timely responses to customer concerns.

• Perform investigation and documentation of game exploits and bugs.

• Identifies top issues as well as ideas for improvements to the overall customer experience.

• Maintain high quality customer service articles for assigned products.

• Regularly reviews customer surveys to ensure that customer expectations are met.

• Contribute to our company culture by being a positive, friendly, and professional team member.

• Additional duties as assigned.

Requirements:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Accomplished multitasker with the ability to self-motivate.

• Exhibits an excellent attention to detail, with strong organizational and follow-through skills.

• Understands the importance of teamwork and fosters a positive working environment.

• Basic typing and computer navigation skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office.

• Passion for video games.

• Minimum of 2 years' experience in a customer service environment preferred.

• Proven technical ability and prior experience with professional technical troubleshooting a plus.

View Sr. Game Producer - Mobile

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Reporting to the director of mobile game development, the mobile senior game producer role is responsible for managing the integrated project schedule, milestones, and deliverables across disciplines.

• Work closely with game designers, programmers, artists, other producers, QA testers, and outsource teams to define and track tasks and ensure the development process stays on schedule.

• Run meetings effectively in time sensitive scenarios. Provide clear agendas and objectives for relevant team members.

• Work with the Mobile Publishing department and Operation Platform Department to plan, organize, and track the cross-department tasks and issues.

• Train and motivate other producers.

Requirements:

• 3+ years producer experience and 1+ years management experience with two or more projects in the mobile / social / MMO space, including at least one successful title.

• A team player with strong communication skills in and outside the department.

• An organization liaison with exceptional organization skills and proactive planning abilities.

• A strong ability for multitasking while maintaining focus on individual deliverables

• Solid skills in identifying and solving problems.

• Proactive and result-oriented attitude.

• A hardcore gamer who loves game genres of strategy, action, adventure, and RPG for mobile and/or social games.

• A background in tech art or solid understanding of tech art operations is a plus.

View Game Systems Designer - Mobile

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Our Redwood City mobile game team is pushing the envelope on new and upcoming projects and seeks a highly-motivated systems designer. Ideal candidates combine strengths for delivering optimal player experiences, game tuning, and economy design.

• The Game Systems Designer will work across team disciplines to provide finely tuned user experiences for our growing mobile initiative. Demonstrated expertise in game balance, free-to-play monetization, game economies, and feature tuning are key contributions for consideration.

• Collaborate across the team with designers, engineers, artists, and producers to deliver and own game systems implementation

• A focus on delivering incredible user experiences seamlessly integrated with free-to-play monetization and engagement goals

• Work with internal publishers to identify, analyze, and address competitor practices

• Determine trends or systems pertinent to game projects

• Improve and create game monetization systems

• Devise and drive overall game economy design during production

• Contribute to game features, systems, and mechanics

• Apply mathematics for game development, including models, formulas, algorithms for tuning and balance

• Experience with free-to-play monetization as a business model

• Flexible with methods based on internal and playtest feedback with ability to adapt as necessary

• Evolve design decisions based on regular play testing and audience feedback

Requirements:

• 2+ years of experience in economy, monetization, and/or systems design

• Deep understanding of monetization strategies for free-to-play games

• Proven record of managing game economy and systems balance

• Knowledge of applied math and formulas for tuning, pacing, balancing, and pricing

• Strong communication and presentation skills to articulate game monetization/systems concepts

• At least one successful title shipped in the social, mobile, arcade, or AAA space

• Adept at implementing and creating data templates via Excel

• Working knowledge of Unity a plus

• Prior economy, tuning, and game balance modeling experience are plusses

• Experience working with non-native English speakers a plus

• A love for games and making them as exemplified through project deliverables

• BA/BS in relevant field preferred

View Manager/Associate Investment & Business Development

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Based in Redwood City, CA OR Amsterdam, Netherlands

• Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Research, assess, and analyze strategic opportunities the internet space

• Participate in contract negotiations, due diligence, and legal review of investment and M&A opportunities

• Coordinate with relevant internal organizations to support strategic initiatives

• Develop and maintain relationships with key industry contacts

Requirements:

• Requirements:

• Excellent people, communication, and presentation skills

• Bilingual or multilingual preferred

View Customer Support and Billing Rep (German) - Based In Amsterdam

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Customer Support and Billing Representative (CSR) is the first line of defense in ensuring the satisfaction of the user base. The position is composed of handling general game inquiries, technical support, and billing issue as well as monitoring and reviewing our anti-fraud tools. The CSR assumes the role of problem solver when handling customer emails, and the role of sentry when reviewing and handling payment fraud incidents. This is an entry level position that reports directly to the Billing / CS Lead.

• • Respond to and resolve first and second level Customer Support requests

• • Use, expand and improve our library of default processes and responses

• • Research reported issues to provide resolutions to non-standard support issues

• • Collect, document and report game issue reports and feedback received via support requests

• • Monitor the anti-fraud system tool for our payment processors and review fraud reports

• • Monitor the anti-fraud system tool for our payment processors and review fraud reports

Requirements:

• • Fully fluent (written and spoken) in English and German. Additional language skills are a plus

• • Strong experience with video games and online games in particular is a must

• • Experience working with Microsoft Office Excel and Word

• • Experience working with Ticket Systems a plus (RightNow, Jira, etc.)

• • Prior similar professional experience in a customer/billing role is a plus

• • Experience working in the Game Industry is a plus

• • Love for video games and enabling others to have a great time

• • Strong desire to provide a high quality service and drive to improve your work

• • Ability to cooperate with people in a high work volume environment

• • High level of professionalism, integrity, confidence and commitment

• • Strong oral, written, organizational, and presentation skills

• • BA, BS or equivalent desired but not necessary

• Please send resume directly to : jobs.eu@perfectworld.com

View Customer Relations Mgmt Specialist - Based in Amsterdam

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Customer Relations Specialist for Perfect World Europe B.V. is an integral part of the company’s marketing team and is responsible for planning, coordinating and sending of email messages to Perfect World’s ever growing database of passionate gamers

• He/she is expected to contribute to marketing, sales and retention programs through reactive (trigger) and proactive email communication with Perfect World’s ever growing group of passionate gamers

• Planning: Plan effective and smart email campaign activities across our range of games and languages

• Campaign optimization: Continuously keep a keen eye on the results of previous campaigns to optimize the efficiency of upcoming campaigns and ensure profitability of those

• Reporting: Provide full transparency into campaigns on a constant and pro-active basis

• Copywriting: Write engaging copy and subject lines leveraging the expert knowledge of our products that your colleagues will provide

• Tracking user satisfaction: Gather data via surveys and present it in a consistent and transparent way to the rest of the company

• Trend watching: Research and present information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. Keep yourself and the company ahead of the curve on new technologies and methodologies

• This position reports directly to the Head of Marketing

Requirements:

• Approx. 2 years’ experience in a similar role

• Strong PHP, HTML, CSS and user interaction skills

• Multicultural communication skills and able to communicate effectively and collaboratively in English, both verbal and written

• In-depth knowledge of email marketing in the F2P gaming industry is a major plus

• Cooperative, collaborative work style – teamwork approach

• Outstanding communication and collaboration skills

• Ability to work independently in a high-pressure environment and excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills

• Detail oriented with excellent follow through skills

• Affinity to games and/or online games is a plus

• Please send resumes directly to : jobs.eu@perfectworld.com

View Associate Account Manager - Platform

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Operate as the lead point of contact for all matters specific to our Arc channeling partners

• Maintain strong positive relationships with our partners and help drive the publisher and platform roadmap to ensure success

• Ensure the timely and successful delivery of technical integration materials, marketing assets and requirements, and other required documentation between Perfect World and its partners

• Assist partners with providing product expertise and guidance through a product's lifecycle (market/product requirement documents, pricing, forecasts, roadmaps, messaging, go-to-market plans, etc.)

• Maintain up-to-date Arc integration documentation and maintain close contact with the platform development teams to ensure that the needs of our partners are met, allowing for seamless integration

• Prepare and present strategic, competitive, and market analysis for the platform

• Track game performance and KPI, and provide constant feedback to the Arc platform team

Requirements:

• Minimum 2+ years of experience working in a role that with applicable experience

• BA or BS degree or equivalent experience may be substituted for degree

• Extremely strong verbal, written, organizational, and presentation skills

• Software and game industry experience is preferred

• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

• Strong ability to critically analyze market problems and define clear, detailed, and logical product and service solutions

• High level of professionalism, integrity, confidence and commitment

• Foreign language skills a plus (Mandarin, Korean desirable)

• International travel may be required

View Tax Manager

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Review internal/external agreements that may have global and domestic tax impact for B.V., PWE, and Runic, making sure that they are in line with current global tax structure; In the meantime propose necessary internal agreements to make sure our current business operations are in line with global tax structure (Corp, BV, and PWE function)

• Review tax calculation and propose all tax related GL entries for B.V. and PWE. Based on tax provision, transfer pricing agreements, or other domestic or international tax matters such as VAT, Sales Tax, and R&D tax credits (B.V. and PWE function)

• Be the business partner for operation and BD team from tax perspective to ensure the optimization of global tax structure for new line of business or future business opportunities (Corp and PWE function). Areas for tax planning and compliance projects includes but not limited to:

• ------------ Identify VAT and sales tax responsibilities among 3rd party, payment gateway, and publisher

• ------------ Tax planning on ways to prevent potential DTA write offs

• ------------ IP planning for ARC and new PC / Mobile games

• ------------ Assist BD to strike potential deals with optimized tax structure

• Liaison with the external consultant/ professional firm for all tax related matters

Requirements:

• 4 -5 years working experience in public accounting or multi-national company’s tax department would be preferable

• Requisite credentials for the Tax Manager include one or more of the following: CPA, MST, JD, LLM

• Bilingual in English and Mandarin preferable

• Experience in international issues such as IP planning, and knowledge of transfer pricing issues

• Able to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously

View QA Tester

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The QA Tester position is an integral part of the test team. Along with Leads and Assistant Leads, they ensure that games are fully localized and free of bugs. The QA Tester will often be assigned to various game playing/testing activities and will contribute to, but will not independently prepare, bug reports. Under the supervision of senior members, the QA Tester will conduct compliance testing to ensure software meets regulatory and/or performance standards or requirements.

• Properly verifies and tests all aspects of provided assignments.

• Executes test plans on applicable versions of software and hardware to detect and record product defects.

• Executes test cases in accordance with provided test plans.

• Finds and enters bugs into appropriate bug database.

• Performs routine testing of our games before deployment and before patches and updates.

• Assists with live maintenances by conducting “white glove” validation service.

Requirements:

• 1 year of prior QA experience preferred.

• Experience testing on mobile devices a plus.

• Experienced PC and/or mobile game player.

• Good knowledge of PC and mobile software and hardware.

• Knowledge of database and word processing programs.

• Excellent attention to detail.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Knowledge of and interest in good English practices with respect to grammar, punctuation, spelling, composition and style.

• Proofreading and editing skills with an attention to fine details.

• The ability to execute processes to accomplish goals and tasks.

• Motivated and team oriented.

View Web Developer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Design and develop new web applications

• Convert business requirements into engineering implementation

• Work as part of a team during implementation and deployment process

• Work in a fast-paced, agile development environment

Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

• 3+ years web development experience with PHP

• 3+ years experience with LAMP platform technologies

• Good hands-on experience with front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery

• Understanding of OO design

• Strong interpersonal skills experience with and enthusiasm for working in agile environments

• Experience developing technical design documentation and code peer review process

• Like to be a teammate and team member

• Excellent analytical problem solving skills

• Strong desire to succeed and innovate

View Back End PHP Developer - Based in Amsterdam

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• develop, troubleshoot, test and maintain websites, applications and databases to ensure expected functionality, performance and availability

• expand our PWE websites by implementing new payment gateways and maintaining the currently implemented ones with bugfixes and updates

• work with our US development team to ensure that any requirements developed in the US are applied to European sites and are adapted for our specific requirements

• work with our internal NetOps team to monitor our web application performance (such as loading and response times) and find ways to improve it

• coordinate with our US colleagues to exchange experience, knowledge, status and generally stay informed on tasks currently in development in both offices

• be the Go-To person for technical questions and issues regarding our websites and work closely with internal stakeholders and product owners in order to provide feedback and estimates on technical requirements

• write clean code and produce detailed documentation for our internal Wiki

• research and evaluate technologies that may be applied in the EU development efforts

• provide transparency on current tasks by working with JIRA and physical task boards

Requirements:

• Minimum 3 years of PHP development experience

• Great knowledge of PHP frameworks like Zend or Symfony

• A very good understanding of OOP principles and design patterns

• Very good knowledge of the LAMP stack

• Strong knowledge of code versioning tools like SVN and/or Mercurial

• Experience with REST/SOAP Web Services

• Comfortable with AGILE development methodologies

• Proficiency in JavaScript / CSS / HTML

• Experience with memcache and/or redis a plus

• Experience implementing payment gateways like Paypal,Skrill,ClickAndBuy a plus

• Twitter Bootstrap knowledge a plus

• Responsive design knowledge a plus

• Positive and proactive attitude and ability to collaborate in larger groups and international teams

• Fluent in spoken and written English in order to be able to communicate with our US colleagues

• Good communication skills in order to communicate with Stakeholders, Owners and fellow developers alike

• Willingness to learn new technologies and work in the languages and methodologies applied and required by the PWE US developers

• Ability to follow instructions, decisions and directions given by our colleagues in the US.

• APPLICANTS : PLEASE SEND RESUMES DIRECTLY TO : Jobs.eu@perfectworld.com

View Database Administrator

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The DBA role is largely responsible for providing operational database services to Perfect World Entertainment, Inc. The primary responsibilities of this role would include owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents, reviewing service related reports (e.g., database backups, maintenance, monitoring, etc.) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established time, responding to database related alerts and escalations and working with database engineering to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.

• - Collaborate and work directly with finance, data mining, and development teams for reporting (EU and Shanghai/Beijing)

• - Install, configure, and administer database servers; maintenance and tuning of mission-critical SQL (mysql/mssql) databases, create reports (game statistics, finance...) based on requirements from related departments; assist with administration of 3rd party games database related functionality including documentation

• - Solid knowledge of scalable schema design principals and provide assistance to development/design teams, and recommend best practices both in code and database design including creation of Stored Procedures and Indexing

• - Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements

• - Experience in updating MySQL and MSSQL instances in a high volume environment 100M+ rows

• - Knowledge support of scripts in Perl/PHP/Python and/or Shell/Bash

• - Optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems and work with development teams on data sizing based on efficient use of multi-core systems

• - Administer database backups and ensure disaster recovery and data retention protocols (backup, monitoring, security, installation)

• - Provide 24/7 support for critical production situations

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent work experience

• - 5+ Years DBA experience in development or production capacity

• - 5+ Years experience designing, developing, tuning, optimizing, deploying and updating MySQL/MSSQL/MariaDB instances in a high volume environment with critical 100% uptime requirements (clustered and unclustered)

• - Experience in Replication (Master to Master, Master to Slaves)

• - MSSQL 2005+ & MySQL 5.x experience required (InnoDB and MyISAM, and other engines)

• - Scripting language knowledge of perl/php

• - 3+ years of experience with Linux/Windows administration

• - Strong analytical skills

• - Help maintain 24/7 production systems

View Web QA Engineer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Web QA Engineer works within the web development team to insure that all new releases and modifications are free of error and made according to all specifications. You will work with the software developers throughout the process and be the determining factor in when projects are ready to be released. You will create test plans that fit the requirements, carry out those test plans with both automated and manual tests of functionality, and prepare release instructions for the code to be released to the end-user. The Web QA Engineer must be a fast-paced, independent thinker that is able to adapt quickly to a changing work environment with fluid test cycles. The Web QA Engineer needs to be a good communicator that is able to judge how long tests will take to complete and then be able to speak up when unexpected delays arise and complicate the test cycle. The Web QA Engineer works both within the QA team and with a variety of different web developers when testing new releases.

• - Develops and executes test plans on pre-release and current versions of software

• - Testing and tracking new releases to the website and internal tools

• - Apply innovative testing to further improve quality of product

• - Execute the tests, analyze data and report them to development teams

• - Building automated tests for regression testing

• - Solves problems with QA automation and the application of QA systems

• - Bug reporting and tracking, bug analysis and reproduction, and familiarity with tracking software such as Bugzilla and Jira

• - Reviews product documentation for readability, accuracy and thoroughness

• - Experience with various operating systems, including Linux and Windows

• - Creating test plan and documentation for both functional and automated testing

• - Communicate technical dependencies and concerns/issues of implementations

• - Comfort and familiarity with online MMO’s and mobile based games

Requirements:

• - 2+ years of experience working as a QA Engineer, or similar role

• - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience

• - Good knowledge of, and familiarity with, programming languages such as Java and PHP

• - Experience with various operating systems, including Linux and Windows

• - Strong understanding of software/game QA

• - Manage activities to meet the delivery dates and report accurate and complete status

• - Experience with automation and test suite creation highly preferable

• - Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• - Candidate should have strong analytical skills and be a self-starter with attention to detail

View Data Engineer (Perl)

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• In this position, the Data Engineer will work on a small team to implement primarily, Perl-based solutions to data processing and infrastructure problems. The Data Engineer will help to design and construct systems for managing data from millions of users, and coordinate with other teams on a global scale. The day-to-day activities will include writing clean, intelligible code with corresponding tests, and interfacing with fellow engineers to solve problems as they arise.

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent experience

• - Perl (DBI and Moose experience preferred)

• - SQL (MySQL preferred)

• - Linux command line (CentOS preferred)

• - Git

• - Bash or POSIX shell scripting

• - Knowledge of best practices for: Unix, Unicode, security

• - Desired extensive OO experience

• - Desired NoSQL experience (Cassandra, Elasticsearch)

• - Ability to optimize systems (SQL queries, Perl memory usage, etc.)

View VFX Artist

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• This is a VFX position in which the candidate will be responsible for a wide array of visual effects. The candidate must be both organized and artistic, as they will be responsible for the majority of the visual effects for the current project. The ideal candidate works well in an environment of peers who are passionate about making great games. This position is part of our Mobile Development team.

• - Create sprite animations in 2D software such as Photoshop and After Effects

• - Create 3D particle effects in Unity.

• - Work to optimize, fix problems, and polish VFX assets in a highly iterative development process.

• - Give input into the art direction of the project as it relates to VFX and other related areas.

Requirements:

• - Exceptional skill and experience in animating 2D assets for use in a 3D environment such as sprite sheets or other texture animation.

• - Exceptional skill and experience in particle systems, and other 3D VFX simulations.

• - At least 3 years of VFX experience in the game industry.

• - Experience in optimizing VFX for mobile platforms.

• - A thorough understanding of game development pipelines in the conceptual, implementation, and polish phases.

• - The ability to effectively collaborate with people that have both technical and creative disciplines.

• - Self-motivation, great communication skills, and an excellent team-player attitude.

• - Skills in other 3D disciplines, 2D disciplines, or sound/video integration, is a plus.

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