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IT Specialist

Remote | Los Angeles, California
Freelance | Job ID #69052 | Posted 12 months ago

Our client, a gaming company is looking to bring on a Software Engineer to join the team.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to contribute to DevCon’s efforts in two areas:

  • Designing and developing a robust automated testing framework for game consoles like the XBox and Playstation; and mobile platforms like Android and IOS.
  • Contributing to DevCon’s efforts to enhance how our customers interface with our back-end services that enable teams to deliver player experiences across various platforms.

In this role, you will work with your fellow engineers and product leaders to assess the technical needs of the game and technology teams and help deliver a solution to those needs. Your work will help quality and delivery products for players all across the world.


  • Design and develop the automated testing framework for console and mobile testing of games
  • Partner with DevCon’s Product Owners to design and develop our customers’ interfaces into our suite of offerings
  • Contribute to the development of our collection of backend services that enable teams to ship games across various platforms
  • Mentor other engineers in your areas of expertise
  • Invest in team's complete ownership of our products by participating in our on-call rotation

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a software engineering role
  • Experience with AWS features such as: EC2, Lambda, ElasticSearch
  • Experience with some of the following: microservices architecture, client/service application architecture, web application design and architecture, web services development, API/SDK architecture and development

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with AWS Serverless Architecture
  • Familiarity with development and testing on game consoles like the Playstation
  • Familiarity with tooling like Terraform, Docker and Jenkins

Primary Initiative will be to work on automated testing platform for 2022 Deliverables.

Primary Tasks will be coding, testing, and deployment of different code modules of the Automated Testing Platform in support of initiatives.



AWS, TypeScript, Python, CICD

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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