Senior Web Engineer - Back End

Valve Corporation 14 Reviews – Bellevue, WA
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Job Description

Steam is one of the fastest growing multimedia digital distribution platforms in the industry today. A rich web presence and strong web backend are central to the architecture of Steam. The Steam team is seeking senior level engineers who can help design, implement, and ship new features on the web in addition to strengthening the web-based architectural components of the platform. As a part of our extremely motivated and experienced group of people, you'll work with Valve's game and Steam development teams to add exciting new web-based features to our best-of-breed computer games and pioneering e-commerce platform. Duties: Regularly ship a variety of products from small internal tools to large-scale web applications used by millions of visitors per week. Directly and meaningfully impact the experience of those players and customers. Develop an understanding of Valve's player community and contribute creative web-focused design solutions to improve the experience of using Valve's products. Improve internal visibility of various game- and Steam-related data. Follow through from project inception through design to detailed completion. Iterate on solutions based on internal feedback, plus feedback from publishing partners and customers. Drive the development of end-to-end data management solutions including database schema, database back-up and management, and performance tuning. Participate in design process, gathering requirements with other engineers and designers Create measurable success. Create open and re-usable web application components. Be self-directed and be able to prioritize your own workload. Requirements: Three or more years experience with many or all of these aspects of web-based software development: Fluency with HTML and CSS Expert level programming skills with experience with PHP or another common web programming language such as Java, Python, Ruby, or C#/.NET Experience with C++/C is also desirable, though not required Experience scaling out large websites and debugging performance issues in large scale production environments Database development experience with at least one of the following: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, or Oracle Web API design experience with JSON and/or XML Experience with presentation technologies like AJAX, or similar
 

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    1. Fun

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      Pros

      it was fun for the time being

      Cons

      Not enough time to play games.

      Advice to Management

      nice


    2. Helpful (6)

      Great with the right fit, hard to anticipate fit

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      Current Employee - None, Thanks for Asking in Bellevue, WA
      Current Employee - None, Thanks for Asking in Bellevue, WA

      I have been working at Valve Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

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    3. Helpful (25)

      Valve is theoretically utopia, but the reality falls short

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