Posted May 16

Software Engineer

Portland, OR, United States Full Time

Kongregate's Platform Engineering team is responsible for developing features and providing support for our website which generates 25M unique users a month. In addition to the primary website, this team also is responsible for the social platform of our games publishing business exposed through our SDK.

As a Software Engineer at Kongregate, you will work with Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, MySQL, and Puppet. Our website is both a destination for end users and also serves as the backend API for other related products. Due to this fact, your job will include building customer facing features, implementing services, and maintaining internal tools.

Candidates should be smart, eager to learn, excellent communicators, and extremely tenacious. We are looking for someone who is willing to accept ownership of a product and work to both increase its capabilities and improve its quality. You should also be able to work with product owners to provide clarity and vision on features as they are designed and developed.

  • Strong Ruby on Rails development background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience using various debugging tools
  • Strong Javascript background with Ember.js familiarity
  • Analytical mindset
  • Driven and self-motivated
Great to have:
  • 2-5 Years experience building and maintaining a complex web application
  • Experience managing systems using Puppet
  • Relational database performance tuning background
  • Experience with scaling web applications
  • Experience or desire to lead a technical team
  • Experience using Electron framework

This position is for our Portland, OR location. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to with "Software Engineer" in the subject line.

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