Published 10 days ago

java server video games

Talofa is seeking a Game Server Engineer to join the team of our newest social running game in development, Run To My Heart. This individual will work with the product team to build flexible and scalable backend structures and tools, and persistent game systems for gamified fitness experiences. The Game Server Engineer will build game logic that supports multi-player, real-time, location-based systems. We are looking for someone who is a quick learner, understands system design, and has experience building large-scale production systems.


  • Prototype and build new multiplayer gameplay features for an immersive real-world running game.

  • Create and document technical designs as needed for new features.

  • Design client-server communication APIs.

  • Dynamically tune and adjust game variables and configurations for live game testing together with the design team.

  • Building scalable system on Google Cloud Platform.

  • Identify and fix client and server performance issues.


  • 3+ years professional experience in game development and developing game systems for real-time networked multiplayer mobile F2P games.

  • BS in Computer Science or related major.

  • Excellent Java skills

  • Professional development experience with web technologies and cloud technologies such as Protobufs, Google Cloud, or similar services is preferred.

  • Experience in Jira/Confluence and Agile Frameworks.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Health Insurance!

  • 401K Matching

  • Unlimited Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Permanent Remote Work

Salary and compensation

$90,000 — $120,000/year


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