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PYTHON Back-end Engineer

We work in "startup" style teams with other talented engineers, UI designers and product managers who have a common goal of delivering high quality, high performance mobile games/apps for iOS and Android. 


  • Work within a small collaborative team of software engineers, designers and product managers in an agile environment to understand requirements, estimate level of effort, and plan out development tasks
  • Architect backend, high-concurrency, multithreaded, server-side systems
  • Create the core infrastructure that allows our mobile applications to perform and scale
  • Develop efficient, reusable, reliable, and scalable software
  • Optimize existing stack and architecture

Skills / Experience

  • Must have experience with Python (AppEngine, HTML and JavaScript a plus)
  • Experience with Python webservers, in particular with libraries like Django, Jinja2, webapp2 a plus
  • Broad architecture and development skills
  • Experience with NoSql databases (e.g. BigTable / AppEngine Datastore, MongoDB, Cassandra, Hbase, Couchbase, Riak)
  • Understanding of agile software development processes
  • Analytical and adept at problem solving with strong attention to detail
  • Experience building high-traffic systems
  • Strong interest in MV* architectures

About FreshPlanet

  • A venture backed startup with a successful track record of developing and launching innovative and creative mobile / social games 
  • A game brand that has captivated and continues to engage millions of players
  • A unique culture where small teams have complete product ownership and help define the future of mobile / social gaming
  • A collaborative work environment where individual strengths are leveraged into team success

FreshPlanet, creator of the hit game SongPop, has quickly become the leading social and mobile game developer in New York City. We are a venture-backed startup that's quickly attracted a global audience. The company is developing apps and games around Pop Culture. SongPop has attracted over 100 million players around the world

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