U Git Gud

Senior Backend Engineer

Back End Developer in Seattle, WA , Austin, TX

Posted 2019-04-29

U.GG is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer who will be responsible for owning, designing, and expanding a wide range of services. The primary focus of this position will be creating flexible and powerful service layers, that will enable other engineers and our product team to be agile without being tied down by inflexible APIs. If you are excited about working on a wide range of projects, building highly reliable services, and an impact-driven focus this position will be a perfect fit.

The core technology is Elixir, Phoenix, Express, Elasticsearch, and DynamoDB on AWS. We are globally distributed, with a large emphasis on utilizing CDNs and locally available clusters to efficiently serve our global user base.

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Company summary

U GIT GUD’s mission is to grow the esports ecosystem. Founded by entrepreneurial gamers, we’re looking for ambitious, reasonably mischievous, and humbly ingenious teammates to join us on our journey. Be nice, make mistakes, play to win. We’ve built U GIT GUD to helps gamers reach their full potential. U GIT GUD is a web application that provides users with personalized improvement advice based on machine learning and statistics. We give users feedback on how they are currently performing, what areas they need to improve, and how to get there. In short, we help gamers GIT GUD.


Work in the e-sports space, work on cutting edge tech, and build the best statistics application out there for millions of gamers worldwide.

Flexible work schedule; work in the 76er's Innovation Lab; competitive compensation; excellent health benefits.

Tech Stack

Back-end: Elixir backed up with Riak and Elasticsearch on AWS; Front-end: React.js and Redux

Interview process

Informal phone screen; technical phone interview; onsite interview(s) with different members of the team.

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