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Senior Backend Engineer - Services Team - C#

IMVU | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Senior Backend Engineer

Redwood City, CA

 

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you'll be building the systems that power IMVU.  You will join the Services team, the "front-line" backend engineers that enable our acclaimed client apps. C# is the backbone of our most demanding, sophisticated features.  You'll build performant solutions on a flexible and creative new platform, delivering data-rich social features that will continue to "wow" our users.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop client-facing application projects in C#

  • Spearhead application infrastructure projects

  • Set teamwide best practices for server-side development

  • Work with a team of highly-motivated server and client engineers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.

  • A firm grasp of Computer Science fundamentals including object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.

  • 5+ years of server-side development experience.

  • 1+ years of backend experience, using the C# language.

  • Extensive experience with and knowledge of client-server applications and RESTful APIs.

  • Proficient in data architecture: SQL databases, caching, sharding.

  • Developed server-side applications that operate at a global scale.

 

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience with Cassandra or distributed databases.

  • Knowledge of data pipelining and pub/sub architectures.

  • Working competency in PHP or other web scripting languages.

  • Knowledge of DevOps systems, CI/CD, deployment pipeline. 


ABOUT US

Based in Silicon Valley, IMVU (imm-view) is the world’s largest friendship discovery and social platform, and a top 5 grossing app in the App Store, where millions of users customize their avatars and explore over 40,000+ destinations to connect with each other.  Through chat and events, IMVU’s massive metaverse enables and empowers friendship and human connection. A community of hundreds of thousands of users power IMVU’s peer to peer economy by designing and selling virtual fashion designs and destinations, adding to a growing catalog of 50 million items. The IMVU experience is available on the web, a desktop app, and as an iOS and Android app.

Together Labs innovates technologies that empower people worldwide to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Our mission is to redefine social media as a catalyst for authentic human connection through the development of a family of products grounded in this core value. These include: IMVU, the world's largest friendship discovery and social platform; VCOIN, the first regulatory-approved transferable digital currency; and WithMe, an upcoming mobile platform built on insights from the science of friendship. For more information, please visit https://togetherlabs.com/

Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners, and Best Buy Capital.

Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please familiarize yourself with our products and feel free to try out our core product at https://www.imvu.com/

Together Labs is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.