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Backend Engineer - Gaming

🌎 Location: San Francisco or remote (US timezones)

What is Sanlo?

Gaming represent an innovative, exciting, and creative industry that so skillfully combines data with design. Yet the financial side of this industry is still so often complicated and overlooked. Creators with great ideas should have access to finance tools and growth capital to ship amazing products: that’s where we come in.

Sanlo was founded and grew out of a shared passion for games and a deep respect for the developers building them. We bring curiosity and efficiency to everything we do, and cultivate a supportive learning environment within a rapidly changing, big opportunity industry. We’re building a platform of financial solutions to demystify finance and set our customers up for successful, smart growth. We’re about supporting and empowering gaming creators to create products that their customers love, while running profitable businesses.

What it's like to work at Sanlo:

We're a young company, so you'll have an opportunity to shape not just our product, but the company itself: our vision, the success of our customers, and how we work together.

Here at Sanlo, we operate with a set of core values that help guide our intentions and interactions:

🌱 Always growing
🏃🏾 Spirit of a champion
👷‍♀️ Ownership
🌬️ Embracing change
❤️ Authenticity
🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏼 Community

As a remote-first team, we’re headquartered in sunny San Francisco ☀️ and sprinkled throughout the world.

What you'll be doing:

As a Backend Engineer - Gaming and Fintech, you’ll have the opportunity to work across the entire technology stack. This is a great opportunity for an aspiring engineer to build something impactful from the ground up in the gaming and fintech space.

You’ll work closely with other engineers, designers, and product managers to design and build multiple technologies, including:

  • Owning and building scalable, reusable systems across Sanlo's technology architecture: infrastructure, backend, frontend.

  • Writing technical specifications based on product specifications.

  • Providing high-quality code review feedback to other team members.

  • Mentoring and providing guidance on engineering best practices to team members.

  • Working closely with other engineers, designers, and product teams to design and maintain multiple technologies, including our API backend, frontend, infrastructure, Google Play, App Store, game analytics, marketing analytics, bookkeeping, payment integrations, and operations tools.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience (5+ years) with Java, Spring Boot, GCP.

  • Experience building systems from 0 to 1.

  • Experience working in a game development team; or close to game development teams.

  • Experience as a senior team member to other engineers.

  • Strong knowledge of software development fundamentals, distributed systems, data storage, and agile development methodologies.

  • End-user first thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit. You think about the user before every line of code you write.

  • First principles thinking.

  • Passion for gaming.

Bonus Points

  • Passion for finance.

  • You can speak in SOLID principles and design patterns when talking about code.

How To Apply

Sound like something you’re interested in? We encourage all talented applicants to apply; if you don’t find the perfect description, tell us why you might be a great fit. Please email with your CV / LinkedIn profile, and a short cover letter or blurb about what you’ll bring to our team and contribute to our mission.

For game developers, by game developers.
Questions? Drop us a line👇
Copyright © 2023 Sanlo
Made with ❤️ across the globe
For game developers, by game developers.
Questions? Drop us a line👇
Copyright © 2023 Sanlo
Made with ❤️ across the globe
For game developers, by game developers.
Questions? Drop us a line👇
Copyright © 2023 Sanlo
Made with ❤️ across the globe