Sr Application Developer for Financial Trading Simulator – PHP & ionic
Games2win – Based in Mumbai and San Francisco is a gigantic casual games company, operating across a global footprint, leveraging its own & partner IP to create an entertaining gaming experience.
The Company has clocked 100 million game downloads across the iTunes, Android, Windows and Kindle platforms. Some of our games – Parking Frenzy, High School Driving Test, Star Fashion Designer, Fab Tattoo Design Studio & Fashion Diva have topped the global app charts. We own over 50 proprietary mobile games and an extremely strong DAU and MAU user base (80% outside of India). All our game downloads are generated organically, without ANY advertising support or paid installations.
We have recently developed and published The Raging Bulls, a financial trading simulator, allowing users to perform virtual trades on shares from the Bombay Stock Exchange and play against one another through leaderboards. The game is available on mobile web, Android and iOS (TODO : links to be added)
Top investors such as Clearstone Venture Partners, Nirvana Venture Advisors and Silicon Valley Bank have funded G2W. The founders of G2W Inc. are Alok Kejriwal – a Serial Entrepreneur and Mahesh Khambadkone – an Online Gaming Specialist.
To know more about us, visit us at: www.games2winmedia.com.
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Position:Sr. Application Developer- PHP & ionic
Position Based in: Mumbai
What do you need to do? (Role and Responsibilities)
- Trouble-shoot any bugs or hosting related issues that we may face from time to time (servers are on Amazon EC2).
Take responsibility for the building and maintenance of our financial trading simulator, The Raging Bulls.
The work involves:
- Understanding requirements from Product Managers.
- Plan and schedule development with other team members (e.g. design of screens with UI team, HTML-ization with HTML team, testing with QC team, etc.).
Who could you be? Background and Experience :
- Experience with responsive mobile sites and the ionic framework.
- Strong logical and analytical skills, with good communication skills.
- Have successfully deployed (and undertaken trouble-shooting) on the Amazon Cloud.
- Prior experience with large consumer-facing websites and / or financial products will be an advantage.
Qualification: Graduate/ Post graduate in IT/Computer Sc.
Who will you be reporting to?
The CTO, Mr. Mahesh Khambadkone
Age & Experience
At least 6-8 years of experience as a developer, with a minimum 4 years exposure working on consumer facing desktop and mobile web applications.
As a practice, we have typically matched candidates with their existing salary packages and throw in lucrative performance incentives; and of course ESOPs.*
*In the exit of mobile2win China to Disney, and when Nirvana Venture Funds invested into Games2win – the group has now a proven track record of demonstrating how valuable its company ESOPs can be.
The idea is to make you take an ownership role and then provide additional compensation on performance.
Note that we do not want people to join us just for a better salary. We don’t bribe people to join us. Instead, we want people to join us for the love of what we do and the opportunity to shine professionally!
Growth and prospects:
This is a huge opportunity for someone who wants to be associated with ONLINE GAMING as an industry and be responsible for scaling up a start up venture to a large business. The gaming market is poised for immense growth and the candidate can look forward to a very long term vertical growth curve in this industry.
The candidate can vertically grow into a publishing management or tech developer position as he/she scales up.
If this role interests you, then we have some homework for you:
Play our game, The Raging Bulls (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.games2win.ragingbull&hl=en). Understand the various pillars of the game, and describe the various components involved in the front-end and back-end.
For example, how would you fetch the stock prices from a data provider, how would you ensure scalability of the app, how would you design the REST end-points, etc? Also, please describe the data model you feel the application has.
Send updated resume along with the above mentioned test assignment to: firstname.lastname@example.org – CTO, Games2win.