We’re a virtual reality (VR) game development studio that’s creating the next generation of online social gaming. Our exclusive partnership with PokerStars (the world’s largest poker site) has propelled our debut game (PokerStars VR) to becoming one of the most popular multiplayer games in VR.

Originally based in Toronto, our team has adopted remote working for the future. As we continue to grow rapidly, we’re looking for talented people to help make our ambitions a reality. If you’re passionate about gaming and VR, we’d be delighted to hear from you!

Role

Lucky VR has developed its own game backend solution using infrastructure provided by AWS. We have significant ambitions regarding the evolution of our solution to tackle the challenges of building Vegas in the metaverse.

We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join our team to tackle significant components in the backend environment to enable new functionalities in our game.

We are looking forward to candidacies outside the video game industry as we believe this would add to our abilities to come up with innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, implement, and maintain significant portions of our core game systems and tools across multiple platforms (Desktop VR, Mobile VR, Console VR)
  • Contribute creatively by being involved in the design process and proactively prototyping new ideas and solutions
  • Assist with build debugging and deployment across all platforms
  • Work on a wide variety of features and systems

Requirements

  • Proven software development experience in JDK 8+, Spring framework or SpringBoot
  • In-depth understanding of REST APIs, OOP, MVC, microservices architecture and related best practices.
  • A good understanding of data structures.

Nice to have

  • Understanding/experience on distributed architecture.
  • Understanding/experience on event driven architecture.
  • Understanding/experience on caching strategies.
  • Understanding/experience on container orchestration.
  • Understanding/experience on network protocols.

Lucky VR is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Please note, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We encourage all interested applicants to apply. We value passion and work ethic, if you are a talented developer who wants to work on the cutting edge of technology, we want to work with you.