Game Software Engineer

Posted on: 29 July 2019

About Doppio

Doppio is a conversational game company that focuses on the power of voice as an interface. We build cross-platform games, currently targeting the Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant platforms.

We have raised a round of funding in July 2019, and our investors include both Amazon and Google, Portuguese funds such as Portugal Ventures and Busy Angels, and leading gaming angel investors such as Lasse Seppänen (Supercell), Alexis Bonte (Stillfront & Atomico) and David Helgason (Unity).

Role

As a Game Software Engineer in our small team, your role is to:

  • Help us build great games from concept to development to launch to live service

  • Help us build our tools and platform

In this role, you will:

  • Prototype and implement voice-first game concepts on our target platforms

  • Work closely with game designers to translate ideas into code

  • Design, monitor and maintain our live services, ensuring our games are available to players 24/7/365

The following technical skills are essential for this role:

  • 3+ years server-side programming experience, particularly in Node.js/JavaScript and/or Java

  • Experience designing and deploying applications on NoSQL databases, particularly MongoDB and AWS DynamoDB

  • Experience with programming tools to create, read, and manipulate data in JSON and XML formats

These other skills are desirable for this role:

  • Experience working with live service monitoring and maintenance, particularly with services deployed in the AWS cloud

  • Prior experience or a strong interest in working in the games industry

  • Familiarity with the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML), particularly the dialects used by Amazon Alexa, AWS Polly, Actions on Google (AoG), and Google Cloud Text-to-Speech

  • Experience working with AWS S3 and Git/GitHub

Location

This role is for our Lisbon office.

How to apply

Get in touch with us via our Careers website.