Seattle, WA (HYBRID)

Lead Service Architect

Talis is hiring a Services Architect / Senior Software Engineer to develop live-ops features for an exciting early-stage game studio. Founded by industry veterans with a proven track record of success, this studio offers a unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that has launched a game that is already profitable with plenty of room to grow as a product.

In this role, you will work with other engineers to evolve their technical platform for building scalable connected gameplay and help define the architecture as the studio matures into a multi-game studio.

  • This is a Seattle based hybrid role
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


  • 5-8 years of experience shipping highly scalable backend software solutions in C#
  • Track record delivering complex technical projects, from full games to deep live-ops type features, from idea to production.
  • In lieu of gaming experience, we are also considering candidates who have designed and implemented other back-end services architecture that performs at scale for high CCU.
  • Experience with multiple languages including Kotlin & C#
  • Experience with backend development (e.g., NoSQL databases, AWS, analytics, and exploring data in a big data environment like Dynamo, Kinesis, Redshift, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of multithreaded solutions, network layers, and capable of authoring highly performant code
  • Experience with Unity is a bonus.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Strong benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision and open vacation policy.
  • Bike lockers. Excellent onsite gym.

Base 150K – 200K + equity.

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