Junglee Games

SDE II- Backend

As our SDE II- Backend, you will be part of a strike team that creates real-time multiplayer games for iOS/Android devices using our game development technology stack. You should have extensive experience in developing multiplayer mobile games.

Core to our culture, you will work in small, fast-paced teams where everyone owns a significant part of the game and contributes both technically and creatively. You will be working directly with our senior engineering leaders to build the core back-end server-side tech that drives our games for millions of users.


  • Own and lead your game’s technical development.
  • Design and code new features and enhancements for all our games.
  • Work on server-side services and connect millions of users in a competitive environment.
  • Work with Front-end and Development Operations teams to influence and enhance game architecture and development.
  • Contribute to the various aspects of a game’s life cycle, from specifications through QA to deployment and production support.
  • Find and fix bugs, and optimize scalability and performance.
  • Scalably design back-end systems and APIs to meet their needs.


  • 5+ years’ experience of at least any one: Java or Node.js.
  • Experience working on standalone servers.
  • Well versed in multi-threaded and socket programming.
  • Strong experience of CPU/memory profiling of applications.
  • Hands-on experience of unit testing.
  • Good knowledge of any database; MySql, MongoDB, Riak, Redis, ElasticSearch.
  • Experience of building a scalable application.
  • Comfortable with application server tech stack; AWS, Linux, Nginx, Docker, Graphite, Grafana, and New Relic.
  • Passion for creating a superlative user experience, taking care of all the little details that matter.
  • Empathy toward users and developers, e.g. when making design decisions and breaking changes.
  • Ability to always leave code better than it was found.
  • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience of supporting live production infrastructure and the ability to work under pressure.

About Junglee Games

Junglee Games is a leader in the skill-gaming space, with over 25 million users. Founded in San Francisco in 2012, and funded by top-tier Silicon Valley VCs, Junglee Games is the fastest-growing skill-gaming company in the world. Some of our notable games are Junglee Rummy, Eatme.io, Junglee Teen Patti, and Howzat.

With teams in 7 countries, Junglee is 250 people strong and has close to doubled in revenues and headcount every year. With YOY growth of 80-100% and high profitability, Junglee will see close to $600 million in gross transaction volumes in FY19-20 and scale to 50 million users.

Our team has worked on international AAA titles like Transformers, Real Steel, Mech Conquest, and Dueling Blades. Our designers have worked on some of Hollywood’s biggest hits, including the movie Avatar.

Junglee is not just a gaming business - it is a blend of data science, innovation, cutting-edge technology and, most importantly, a values-driven culture that is creating the next set of conscious leaders.

Our mission is to build entertainment for millions of people around the world and connect people through high quality games with customer delight.

Junglee Games is an equal opportunity employer. The organization celebrates diversity and has an inclusive environment where all employees are treated equally.

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