PerBlue is hiring Back-End Software Engineer (Remote Job)

Back-End Software Engineer 100% REMOTE

Posted: 4 months
United States /Canada
Job Details

PerBlue is looking for our next great Back-End Software Engineer to join our team of experienced developers and game designers. We’re a growing independent studio whose free-to-play midcore mobile games are being played by millions of people around the world, including the award-winning Disney Heroes: Battle Mode.

Our team brings together experience from major studios in the videogame and technology industries. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, we also work remotely around the United States for an unmatched quality of life and work.

We’ll work together to create amazing experiences for our fans across the world. Developing primarily in C# and Java, you'll work on our back-end platforms to enable our Games-as-a-Service infrastructure. Your quest will be to support our fans in a great gameplay experience while optimizing for the constraints of mobile games. 

Get an inside look at what it's like to be a software engineer with PerBlue in this PDF.


You'll be responsible for designing and building backend systems and game features. This includes everything from databases to server logic to network communication to client backend logic and more. You’ll work closely with other developers and designers to meet the demands of the fast paced mobile games industry, leveraging AWS services to architect and support highly reliable server systems capable of handling tens of thousands of concurrent users.


  • 2+ years experience in Java or C# in working team environment required
  • Experience working with multi-threaded applications
  • Basic network communication understanding

Your Attributes
  • A passion for all things programming with amazing technical skills
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, and strong remote communication skills as this will be a remote-first opportunity
  • Desire and willingness to learn new technology and tools
  • Strong attention to detail and a constant desire to learn new things
  • Be results-oriented and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in a highly collaborative, remote work environment
  • A focus on product and an eye for quality
  • Proactive and able to take ownership of tasks and projects
  • Actively participate in PerBlue’s efforts to be a welcoming, inclusive and diverse workplace

Other Preferred Skills and Experience

  • AWS RDS/EC2/S3/DynamoDB experience
  • Jenkins/CI/CD experience
  • Docker/other container experience
  • Javascript/HTML experience
  • Prior experience at a game studio (mobile, console, or PC)
Compensation and Benefits

We are a Remote First company headquartered in downtown Madison, Wisconsin with team members based around the US. We offer a competitive base salary; incentive bonus structure; 6+ weeks of paid time off; comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; a well-matched 401k; flexible hours; and a variety of other perks including daily lunch delivery.

You'll be part of a passionate, welcoming, and collaborative team that has received several “Best Place to Work” awards by a variety of publications. We are headquartered in the vibrant neighborhood around beautiful downtown Madison.

No agencies, please. This is a pretty good description of this position’s roles and responsibilities but is not a comprehensive job description, so duties and supervisors may change. We regret that we cannot consider visa sponsorship or candidates based outside of the United States or Canada for this position at this time.

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About PerBlue

PerBlue is an independent mobile games studio based in Madison, Wisconsin. We make free-to-play midcore RPG and Strategy games played by millions of people around the world. From our bootstrapping roots that began in our college apartments in 2008, we've grown to become a leading venture-backed mobile gaming studio with a talented team of 50+ employees. Fueled with the passion to build great products and entertain millions of people, we endeavor to change the world with fun and innovative mobile game play.


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