Senior Software Engineer

at Kongregate
Published March 28, 2023
Location Chicago, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  Full-time  


Kongregate brings fun to the world!

As a leading blockchain game developer and architect of gaming portal, we are a community of creators driven to share our passion with the world. In business for over 15 years, our mobile games--Animation Throwdown, Bit Heroes, and have been downloaded hundreds of millions of times! And Bitverse, our metaverse of blockchain games in partnership with Immutable X, is leading the way into new web3 territory.

Kongregate is looking for a versatile and experienced engineer. As the Senior Software Engineer, you will be working with a team of developers in a specific software project, be responsible for building new websites as well as supporting existing websites. You will provide technical guidance based on the strategy, philosophy, priorities and architecture set by the Director of Engineering. This position also collaborates with Producers, Product Manager, Project Managers and other team members on defining what is necessary to develop the desired products and solutions. Local employees to our Santiago office may be encouraged to come in for meetings and events, with the option to use the office full time if you'd like.

Senior Software Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Develop and write well-designed, stable code using Node.js, Ruby on Rails, React, Solidity, and similar
  • Review work done by the technical team using mechanisms such as code reviews, software verification plans, and quality assurance procedures.
  • Works with Producers and Project Managers to design, estimate, plan and delegate engineering work plans.
  • Contribute to planning and resource scheduling for the engineering team against project deadlines.

As a Senior Engineer, you should be able to prioritize well, communicate clearly, work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time. If you have a strong analytic mind coupled with a passion for creating innovative solutions and looking to grow your career in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity to join our team!

Senior Software Engineer Requirements:

  • 5+ years of professional experience developing software applications for web and/or mobile.
  • Experience with leading web development - React, NodeJS/NextJS, Ruby on Rails preferred.
  • Interest or experience in Solidity programming language.
  • Experience working with agile methodologies.
  • Able to read and understand project specifications.
  • An interest in bringing blockchain technology to video games.
  • Previous game development experience is a bonus.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited program in Information Systems, Computer Science or other related degree required or equivalent work experience

Kongregate is a remote first company! We do have an office in Santiago, Chile you can use if needed.

All interviews will be conducted via phone and video calls.

Kongregate is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.