VR Backend Engineer

Spaces Inc.

VR Backend Engineer – Platform & SDK
Company: SPACES,Inc. Status: Employee Salary/Hourly: Salary
The power of virtual reality and mixed reality make it possible to take anyone anywhere, and SPACES Inc. is bringing that power to a bold new era of VR-enabled theme parks and attractions. Based in Los Angeles, SPACES boasts one of the most accomplished teams in the VR industry, with artists, designers and programmers from film, television, video games, visual effects, theme parks and animation — all eager to explore the limitless new horizons of VR and mixed reality.
As a Backend Engineer, you’ll be joining a stellar team working on a groundbreaking VR project. While this is an individual contributor role, you’ll be involved in many aspects– helping evolve our existing architecture, working with teams to improve operations, and implementing new features and functionality.


Support of client SDK and development of server side interfaces
Design and implementation of common security protocols and data protection best practices.
Develop and implement a large scalable and highly available infrastructure

3 + years professional backend software development experience
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related field
Strong working knowledge of large scale live service operations
Experience and understanding of stable change management best practices
Proven experience with network protocols, databases, and security
Knowledge and experience with server monitoring tools and best practices
Experience developing with Go / Java / Javascript / Python
Experience in Cloud Computing (Google Cloud, EC2/AWS)
Experience in database platform (MySQL, MongoDB, Redis etc.)
Solid understanding of Go programming languages
Strong understanding of REST APIs
Good understanding of OS fundamentals, Linux internals and shell programming
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Must be self-directed, analytical problem solver and works well in a team environment.
The ability to use a Virtual Reality headset and hand controllers

Must be able to work in the US.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter here: jobs@spaces.com
SPACES is led by CEO Shiraz Akmal and CTO Brad Herman, VR pioneers who previously oversaw virtual reality development at DreamWorks Animation. Leading investors in SPACES include Songcheng Performance Development Co. Ltd., with whom it operates a $30-million theme-park joint venture in China; Comcast Ventures, the venture-capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation; and Youku Global Media Fund, among others.
You can learn more about SPACES by reading recent news articles about our work and our vision:

Venture Beat: SPACES gets another $6.5 million for its VR theme park dreams
UploadVR: SPACES Inc.’s Vision for a VR Theme Park is $6.5 Million Closer to Being a Reality
Variety:  VR Startup SPACES Lands $6.5 Million from Chinese Theme-Park Operator Songcheng, Comcast, Other Investors

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