Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Pocket Worlds
Buenos Aires, Argnetina
7 days ago
About Us
Who We Are

Sitting at the intersection of social networking and gaming, we empower creativity and connection in a digital world. Our mission is to build deep, rich virtual worlds where everyone belongs.

We have been working towards this mission for a decade. We are the creators of Highrise, the first virtual world on mobile, which has seen extraordinary growth over the last few years and now boasts over 20 million users across iOS and Android. Every day, the citizens of Highrise come together to hangout, explore, create, collect, and trade in our metaverse, and we are on the precipice of making history once again with our expansion into Highrise World.
Our Purpose

To build creative worlds where you belong.

Our Tech Stack
Client: Unity, C#, iOS (Swift), Android (Kotlin)
Web: Javascript/ Typescript (ES6+), React, Redux, GraphQL
Server: Python, Go, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Prometheus, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB
About this Role

You will be working on the engineering team, reporting to Jimmy Xu. (Please note that if you reach out to Jimmy, they may not reply due to the volume of messages received.)

As a Senior Software Engineer, your main responsibility will be working on backend services for Highrise. You will be building and maintaining the underlying systems and infrastructure that support the application, which has over 2 million monthly active users. You will work on a variety of projects for the 2D (and soon also 3D) virtual environment. From a technical standpoint, the projects may include authentication systems, messaging and notifications, search and discovery mechanisms, payment processing, content moderation, analytics, and more.

Your Impact

The purpose of this role is to develop and maintain a strong and efficient infrastructure that supports the functionality and performance of Highrise.

Key Indicators of Success

What You Will Do

What You Can Expect in the First 30 Days

Who You Are

Must Have’s

Nice to Have’s

Life as a Software Engineer



What its Really Like to Work Here
Our Culture

We are a global team of nearly 100 people right now and rapidly growing. We feel a sense of ownership over our work and take great pride in what we do. We are not afraid to make, and most importantly, admit our mistakes — that allows us to show up authentically and build relationships of trust across the board. We are the scrappy kind, so we try to do more with less, and we love that! If you were to ask our team to describe our culture, they would probably say we are a passionate group of peeps trying to impact the next revolution of the internet.

Our Values

Dream big, then make it real.

Be an owner, make a difference.

Build with humility.

Fast is better than slow.

Keep it scrappy.

Always be learning.

Read more about our values here.
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