Senior Backend Developer

About Bombay Play:

Bombay Play is pioneering the Hyper Social games genre. We make games that bring you together with your friends. Over 20 million downloads since we began in 2018.
We love and understand players and we always strive to deliver the best entertainment. We are humble yet confident in our pursuit of creating extra ordinary experiences for players.

We want to create the future of gaming, unmissable entertainment, anywhere, with billions of smiles.

Job Description:

As a Senior backend engineer on one of our game teams, you’ll be a key contributor to developing amazing games that millions of customers around the world enjoy. We’re always looking for great engineers who want to help us build the next amazing game, or expand and improve an established game. You’ll design and deliver new game systems, new game features, and new ways to delight our customers and drive revenue. You should have experience in all phases of software development and be self-directed. If you are an all-around great engineer who is willing to learn and tackle hard problems, there are ways to have a huge impact. As part of a small and growing team you will have great opportunities to build systems from scratch and own them.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Mentoring and guiding junior backend Developers.
  • Working as part of one of our Game team or our systems team.
  • Regularly shipping updates to millions of customers.
  • Driving the design and iteration of new features and games, making good use of internal and external feedback.
  • Creating measurable success, be self-directed, and prioritize your own workload.


  • 4+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Programming experience, preferably in Javascript/Java/C++/GoLang.
  • You should ideally have real time networking experience, experience with Relational/Non- Relational databases and experience with making scalable and highly available systems.
  • Experience with dev-ops systems like ECS/Kubernetes, cloud services like GCP/AWS is a plus.
  • An under the hood understanding of software systems (OS/Networking), awareness of best practices to build generic and performant systems are a plus.
  • Strong software engineering skills, including strong fundamentals in Algorithms and Data- structures.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-direct, and drive work to completion.
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to work closely with a team of peers.


  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme.
  • Flexible timing and work from home days.
  • Relocation allowance.
  • Located in the heart of vibrant Bangalore. Our office is a stone’s throw from everything you need.
  • Beautifully designed large office space.
  • Work directly with experienced founders with deep expertise in their fields.