Principal Server Engineer, Casual Games

United States (Remote)
17 days ago

PeopleFun is an award-winning creator of mobile games for players across the globe. We are part of AppLovin, a publicly traded company, with world-class projects, resources, and infrastructure. PeopleFun is a Dallas-based game studio founded and led by game industry veterans, where game developers thrive on collaboration, creativity, teamwork, and fun. Our games are played by over 25 million players each month, and we have a number of exciting mobile games in development to fuel the future growth of PeopleFun.

We believe in bringing People together through Fun by creating the best in class social features and communities in our games that enables our players to engage deeply with other players. Secondly we endeavor to bring our studio teammates together by creating the very best game teams that foster healthy collaboration, incredible productivity, and life-long professional relationships.
Candidates who reside or will reside in the following locations are eligible for this role: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, and Washington State.
Job Summary

PeopleFun is seeking an experienced Principal Server Engineer to lead server development for two of our existing titles! You will be responsible and have complete ownership of the Bricks’n’Balls and Wordscapes Search server tech stack. You will be the subject matter expert to architect our new complex game services and make sure the solution will scale to millions of users around the world. You will drive technical architecture, process, technology, and execution both in code and infrastructure. You will work cross-functionally with a team of world-class designers, artists, producers, QA analysts, product, production, and other engineers to connect and bring fun to our very passionate player base.



PeopleFun provides a competitive total compensation package with a pay for performance rewards approach. The expected base pay range for this [CA based or North America based] position is $140,000-$180,000. Base compensation at PeopleFun is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Depending on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical and other benefits.


Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

Performance Bonuses

401K Match Policy

Flexible PTO Policy

Wellness Stipend

Free Lunch each Friday

Generous Parental Leave & Family-Friendly Culture

Annual Credits for Professional Development & In-App Purchases

PeopleFun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about EEO rights as an applicant here .
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