Backend Engineer

New Delhi, Delhi, India | Full-time

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About WinZO Games

WinZO is India’s largest social gaming platform aiming at building an astronomical tech strong gaming ecosystem in India. WinZO in a short span of time has emerged as the leanest Series C funded gaming startup in the Indian startup ecosystem. WinZO has so far raised over $100MM and handles more than 3.5+ Bn microtransactions monthly, a number which is fast growing. WinZO with a data driven DNA is working towards becoming the one-stop-shop for online gaming users spread across every household in Bharat. With a vision of becoming a household name for Bharat, catering to their entertainment needs through interactive engagements, Paavan Nanda (Co-Founder, WinZO, Zostel& ZO Rooms) and Saumya Singh Rathore (Co-Founder, WinZO, Ex-Chief of Staff & Growth- ZO Rooms, Zostel, Ex Times Group), are aggressively building the platform to not just capture market opportunities but also explore and maximise potential of social interactions as consumption drivers. Both Nanda and Rathore are putting together WinZO piece by piece using tech and data to create a transparent and unique gaming experience for its users.

WinZO, which hosts 100+ games in 12+ languages, has 80% users consuming the app in vernacular languages. WinZO has always yearned to mentor, guide and onboard games to be culturally relevant for Bharat. It also provides opportunities for housewives to translate and earn which empowers them economically. A 120+ members strong team with stellar professionals coming from global tech giants and companies such as Google, Amazon, Flipkart, McKinsey, Bain, BCG etc., WinZO is funded and backed by global gaming and entertainment investment funds such as Griffin Gaming Partners, Maker’s Fund, Courtside Ventures, Pags Group and Kalaari.

WinZO is continually working towards revolutionising the gaming ecosystem by creating a complete entertainment package through a slew of interactive features. Speaking of the larger picture the platform is driving unique initiatives that are constantly attempting to nurture and groom developers.

WinZO Values:
Integrity, Excellence Perseverance, Data Orientation, Agility

About the Role:
As a Software Developer at WinZO, your primary focus will be to learn the codebase, gather user data, and respond to requests from senior developers. You will also work on delivering critical code to help ensure applications are up-to-date and fully functional.

What you will do:
● Learning the code base and improving your coding skills.
● Writing and implementing efficient code.
● Maintain and improve the performance of existing software.
● Collaborate with other developers and engineers to design, build, and maintain applications
● Recommend improvements to existing software programs as necessary

What you should have:
● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
● Knowledge of basic coding languages such as C++, Java, Python or Javascript.
● Good understanding of Databases , Operating Systems and Computer Networking.
● Good communication and presentation skills
● Good to have knowledge of Version Control Systems like GIT
● Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOPs) or Functional Programming
● Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
● Ability to learn new software and technologies quickly
● Able to adapt to fast-paced work environment
● Able to work independently and as part of a team
● Detail-oriented and goal-oriented.

What we offer you:
● A flat and transparent culture with an incredibly high learning curve
● A swanky informal workspace which defines our open and vibrant work culture
● Opportunity to solve new and challenging problems with a high scope of innovation
● Complete ownership of the product and chance to conceptualize and implement your solutions
● Opportunity to work with incredible peers across departments and be a part of the Tech revolution
● Most importantly, a chance to be associated with big impact early in your career

At our core, we’re a creative company. Ideas is where we live, and we love building magical products. It’s not just about features, it’s also about how they make people feel. So, we build at the intersection of the technical and the romantic. And it all starts with people, the right team that cares deeply about our mission, values, and our users. We value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, ethnicity, or disability status.

Download our app for a better understanding - https://www.winzogames.com/