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Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Manage other developers, help them improve and get the most out of your team
  • Design, develop and support a game platform handling billions of events daily
  • Work together with the game teams to integrate platform service features
  • Provide a helpful technical perspective and make reliable estimates on short notice and with incomplete specifications
  • Write technical design documents, for milestones and internal use

Required Skills:

  • Master degree in Computer Science, Math or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering
  • In-depth and hands on knowledge of the architecture, design and implementation of data processing platforms
  • A solid background in all aspects of software engineering and the development lifecycle
  • Domain expertise in one or more of the following areas: information retrieval, data mining, distributed computing
  • The maturity and technical competence to develop and support high revenue services
  • Strong analytical abilities and exceptional problem solving skills
  • Strong experience with PHP and SQL is required
  • Experience with ETL and/or Map/Reduce is a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work third parties
Data Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Build systems to answer gaming & business questions in a timely fashion
  • Provide strategic data to our game teams
  • Evaluate new technologies and products
  • Design and implement a scalable data warehouse using ETL and/or MapReduce technologies
  • Develop infrastructure to inform on key metrics, recommend changes, and predict future results
  • Work closely with the game teams to gather new data and leverage existing data to improve our games

Required Skills:

  • Insatiable curiosity, high aptitude with a flair for business impact
  • 3 years experience in business intelligence and database engineering
  • Strong PHP and SQL skills are required
  • Strong SQL/ETL and/or Map/Reduce skills are a plus
  • Expertise with visualization, data mining, or statistical tools is desirable
Database Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Design schema and data loading scripts for million+ rows of data per hour.
  • Audit data loading scripts and create alerts scripts to notify BI of suspect data.
  • Design scripts to pull data from 3rd party sources for data enhancement purposes.
  • Develop business critical data solutions.
  • Assist in keeping the BI system operational 24/7.

Required Skills:

  • Expertise with administration and advanced data architecture concepts in MySQL.
  • Expertise in SQL.
  • Expertise working with the LAMP stack.
  • Experience working with real-time data streams and large data sets.
  • Experience with 24/7 network management and/or ops driven business.
  • 80/20 knowledge-split between build your own and tool based development.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 3 years prior related experience.
Senior Server Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the server side components for highly scalable social multiplayer games using PHP/MySQL
  • Work with the game teams to implement new features and services for social games
  • Provide a helpful technical perspective and make reliable estimates on short notice and with incomplete specifications
  • Organize the work of other programmers, junior or senior
  • Cooperate with the other teams (design, marketing, etc.)
  • Write technical design documents, for milestones and internal use

Required Skills:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Math, or related field.
  • Proven experience in server development using PHP
  • Proficiency in SQL/MySQL
  • 3 or more years of experience in software engineering
  • Strong track record of shipping projects on time
  • Past projects should include live-deployed, highly scalable systems in production environments
  • Attention to detail, meticulous and organized working habits
  • Knowledge of standard software engineering and quality assurance practices
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with third parties when needed
  • Knowledge of social networks programming is a strong plus
Game Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Design compelling & funny characters/storyline to new social game concepts
  • Come-up with new feature ideas to increase user experience, engagement and monetization
  • Transform high-level ideas into detailed and well thought-out concepts
  • Maintain specification documents throughout the development
  • Tune and model complex systems using spreadsheets and custom tools
  • Analyze real-time feedback and metrics, and adjust game designs accordingly
  • Work with product managers, developers and artists to create hit games
  • Ability to describe user experience stories and create wireframe mockups and flows
  • Remain up-to-date with Game Design literature and best practices to be an evangelist for the craft of Game Design

Required Skills:

  • Experience in Game Design of online games, social games a big plus
  • Expert with math and formulas in game environment
  • Strong knowledge of game balancing and pacing
  • Management experience, preferably with an experienced design team
  • Proficient with Excel/spreadsheets
  • Passionate gamer
  • 2 shipped games
Project Manager: Analytics

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Data Analysts and work closely with Product Managers and CTO
  • Drive monetization and virality roadmap and optimization
  • Monitor key metrics on a daily basis, analyze and make sense of it
  • Build models for expected performance of various features
  • Translate data insights into actionable product enhancements
  • Perform competitive analysis and develop best practices

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience as a consultant / product analyst
  • Strong analytic skills, a love for diving into the numbers
  • Experience with metrics driven-decision making and owning business statistics
  • Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding product strategy
  • Understanding of key game mechanics, including monetization and virality
  • Experience building product features and enhancements
Data Analyst (Internship)

Responsibilities:

  • Provide reporting and performance monitoring to game teams using data drawn from diverse sources
  • Perform detailed data exploration and validation to identify meaningful stuff
  • Develop new insights and analyses to help with decision making

Required Skills:

  • Experience performing quantitative analysis, preferably in internet or technology field
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • High proficiency with Excel/spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics
  • Ability to execute research projects, and generate practical results and recommendations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • B.S. or B.A. in math, economics, engineering or other technical field required; advanced degrees a plus
Community Manager (Internship)

Participate in managing and animating our game communities on Facebook.


Position:

Be the voice of ooblada among its Facebook communities. You will also be the voice of the community among ooblada's teams.

You socialize with great ease and intimacy with other Internet users. You know how to animate a group and you create a great atmosphere. You will give new players good reasons to stay. You are creative and you will never be short of ideas to organize events in the community and in the game to foster long-term loyalty with our users.

Role:

  • Be in constant contact with our Facebook community in different places:
    Wall, forum, direct messages and fan groups
  • Listen, share, help players enter the game and enjoy it, nurture special relationships with active fans
  • Analyze the behaviors and tendencies, the expectations of clients and their appreciation of free and paid virtual goods in our games
  • Interpret, synthesize and transmit these elements to the appropriate departments
  • Uncover bugs, suggest improvements, new features, new content, new communication plans
  • Edit content for the community on Facebook pages, blogs, twitter, videos
  • Brief management on all relevant issues concerning potential problems or opportunities
  • Watch the sector of social gaming, on Facebook and elsewhere, find out about the best tools and best practices that we can use
  • Think, analyze and optimize the key factors of social gaming: recruiting players on Facebook, fostering loyalty and monetizing

Required skills:

  • Perfect English, spoken and written, preferably mother tongue, so you can communicate efficiently with our community of players who are English speakers in great majority
  • Over 2 years of experience in managing Web communities / online marketing
  • Experience in animating/moderating/editing forums, blogs, and micro-blogging
  • Experience in managing relationships with hubs, mavens, moguls, and opinion leaders

Expected qualities:

  • Social abilities, enthusiasm and energy
  • Rigor, attention to detail, constructive criticism
Customer Support Agent (Internship)

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to customers' technical and billing queries in a prompt and professional manner
  • Capable of handling customer complaints
  • Log technical issues and work with studios and QA department on escalated issues
  • Act as a point of contact for your peers and other departments on all technical issues
  • Organize your workload for efficient time-management
  • Maintains quality service standards
  • Adhere to policies and procedures
  • Handle customer refunds for paid services according to procedure and guidelines
  • Provide customers with a timely resolution

Required Skills:

  • Passion for customer service and online gaming
  • Successul customer service experience, preferably within an online gaming environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Degree preferred
Associate Producer (Internship)

Responsibilities:

  • Project planning, functionnal specifications
  • Provide insightful ideas, engage actively in product design and identifiy issues in order to reach goals
  • Handle any kind of project management tasks as required
  • Communicate with a variety of departments to provide support for both people and projects and make sure everyone has the information they need
  • Other production duties, as needed

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Background in web development, videogames, or Computer Science is a major plus
  • Must be smart, highly motivated to face challenges, as well as the desire to learn fast
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task at a high level, with a positive attitude and a calm and relaxed composure
  • Handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature, and function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment
  • Experience working on a live game or social networking application a big plus
Advertising Associate (Internship)

Responsibilities:

  • Review, analyze, process and make recommendations on running campaigns
  • Create clear and concise reporting and performance dashboards
  • Perform analysis and opportunity sizing for international expansion
  • Assist in development of new advertising opportunities

Required Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Previous experience in advertising operations and campaign management
  • Basic experience with Photoshop, HTML and Javascript helpful but not required
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in presenting recommendations
  • Ability to work either independently or in a team setting
  • Flexible, with ability to manage multiple projects successfully
  • Results-driven with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Understanding and direct experience of the social games space
Software Engineers (Internship)

Responsibilities:

We’re currently searching for Engineers and Developers who have a demonstrated a track record of high performance, efficient teamwork and passion for games during their studies. Do you want to be part of one of the most exciting industries?

We’re looking for the following engineer / developer profiles to work in a highly collaborative environment:

  • Flash Programmers (Experience with Flash Development: Actionscript 3.0 , CPU/Memory optimization, JavaScript/Flash bridging, Cross-browser compatibility)
  • PHP Programmers (LAMP experience is particularly useful; Familiarity with one or more of the following: Linux, Apache, MySQL)

Whether you’re interested in a Flash Programmer intern position or a PHP Programmer intern position, we look for the following in our candidates:

Required Skills:

  • Minimum B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Exposure to the game design and development experience (academic, employment, or personal)
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to assist other team members in solving problem
  • Able to handle multiple tasks with minimal oversight
  • Experience with version control systems such as Subversion or CVS is a plus
  • Facebook platform experience is a big plus
  • Experience in both Flash and PHP is a major plus
Quality Asssurance Agent (Internship)

Responsibilities:

  • Test new games under construction and new versions of our games
  • Assure the optimal performance of the games in operation
  • Get a deep understanding of the games and platform to be able to write bug reports
  • Help developing test protocols, test automation and test cases

Required Skills:

  • You have an IT-related educational background
  • Well organized with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under fast deadlines
  • Strong user of social networks (Facebook)
  • First-hand experience with online games (as a player)
Social Media Marketing Associate (Internship)

Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage online marketing campaigns on Facebook
  • Community management of Facebook pages and forums
  • Translation and localization of all games and marketing material
  • Testing of new games and research for new game concepts

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor or Graduate studies in Business Administration, Social Sciences or Communication
  • Extensive knwoledge of Facebook
  • Very good with written communication skills in both French and English
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and HTML a plus
  • Experience in Online Marketing, Community Management or Blogging a plus