Senior Software Engineer, Backend

San Mateo, California, United States
20 days ago

Genies is culture’s avatar technology company empowering developers and artists to create their own interoperable gamified consumer experiences. The company has raised $250 million from investors including Silver Lake, BOND, NEA, and Bob Iger. Initially, Genies were adopted by thousands of Hollywood icons including Justin Bieber and Rihanna through partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. Today, the company is also delivering avatars to the masses through experiences built with its Developer Kit and artist crowdsourced platform, The Workshop. These experiences all integrate together to form one avatar social network, Genies Party.

Genies platform and mobile backend teams are growing, and we are hiring multiple Senior Software Engineers!

Seated in our new Bay Area office (San Mateo), and reporting to the Director of Engineering, these engineers will contribute significantly to the current and future growth of our backend services, developer platform & developer tools, our core mobile experiences, and the development of the foundations of AI for our products; including our Developer Kit, Trait System, and virtual experiences. All with the mission to create an interoperable avatar social network!

The ideal candidate has extensive experience with languages like Golang, Python, Java or C++. They enjoy coding, designing and working with APIs for both internal and external consumption, and thrive in solving really fun and challenging technical problems. You’ll be working with the latest technologies in LLMs, APIs, systems, graphics, and computation that will define avatar experiences and identity. Partnership and collaboration are areas you embrace; specifically working with product and design to deliver the most dynamic developer tools.

Genies will deliver on creating an interoperable avatar network. Are you up for helping us make it happen? Join us in shaping the future of avatar technology!

What You'll Be Doing:

What You Should Have:

How Genies will support you

Genies is a well-funded, growing start-up that cares deeply about each of our employees' growth and success. Our roles and their responsibilities are created with a breadth of scope that introduces each employee to exciting new challenges and opportunities that a growing start-up encounters. The actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including: professional background, training, transferable skills, work experience, education, location, business and product needs, and market demand. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Full-time employees may also be eligible for equity compensation, in addition to a robust health, wellness, and benefits package.

Starting Salary Range: $160,000.00 to $190,000.00 USD

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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