Back-end Developer (Scala / Java)

King Show Games, Inc., a video game development company, is currently interviewing qualified applicants for the position of Back-end Developer. We are looking for people who are innovative, talented, creative, and passionate about casino gaming. If you’re a self-motivated team player who is able to multi-task and can handle the following responsibilities, we look forward to hearing from you!

POSITION: Back-end Developer (Scala / Java)
DEPARTMENT: Engineering
LOCATION: Minnetonka, MN

Job Summary
Come work with our Engineering Team to help us develop best-in-class casino games. The applicant should be someone who is keen to solve problems, optimize performance, and improve reliability in all aspects of our technology stack and processes.


  • All aspects of back-end server programming systems including design and analysis, coding, testing, debugging, deployment and maintenance
  • Interaction with and programming of relational and NoSQL database systems
  • Development of efficient code and scalable database structures in order to support high server request volumes
  • Developing and maintaining continuous integration build pipelines to bridge the gap between code and final deployment
  • Gathering scope and objectives from design and client requirements
  • Researching new technology where necessary to meet business needs

Qualifications Required

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent education / experience
  • At least 2 years of experience developing back-end server systems
  • Experience developing in Scala and/or Java (Scala preferred)
  • Experience working with MongoDB and/or MySQL (Mongo preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of common web development languages (e.g. JavaScript, CSS, HTML, JQuery, Ajax)
  • Basic knowledge of and experience working with Linux based systems
Bonus Attributes
  • Experience working with Play Framework, AKKA
  • Experience with AWS, SVN, Docker, Jenkins, Angular.js

Candidates must have excellent organizational skills, good oral and written communications skills, and a high level of interpersonal skills. Must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to work in a customer oriented, fast-paced, and demanding environment. Ability to bring projects to completion with minimal supervision. Must be able to work overtime as required.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. Team members may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities other than those stated above.

About King Show Games
Founded in 1998, King Show Games is a Minnesota based company providing entertaining video games that are played around the world. Our growing company consists of talented artists, engineers, mathematicians and producers that have created over 200 games. Our Company Belief consists of 4 principals:

THINK BIG – Think outside the box; strive to be successful.
BE FRANK – Be open and sincere in your dealings with others; be forthright.
FIGHT HARD – Believe in your ideas; speak up for your convictions.
After the call, MOVE AS A TEAM!

King Show Games offers competitive salaries and a full range of comprehensive benefits including a bonus plan, medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, as well as a matching 401k.

King Show Games is an equal opportunity employer.

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