As a Lead Backend Software Engineer at Lakshya Digital a Keywords Studios, you will be responsible for

  • Contribute to the design and architecture for computer game backend systems and/or its major components
  • Develop and submit code for highly complex parts of software within project scope
  • Document code and define a structure of project documentation
  • Debug and optimize code to hit performance targets
  • Work in close cooperation with project management on estimates, dependencies, risks and issues.
  • Contribute to implementation plans that includes schedule, priorities, dependencies and deliverables.
  • Drive internal and external (client) communications as defined by project plan.
  • Define standards for project development processes and monitor implementation.
  • Accountable for technical decisions, code quality, efficiency and maintainability.
  • Responsible for timely software delivery and team coordination.
  • Motivate the team for high performance.
  • Assign technical tasks to team members, conduct and drive code reviews
  • Provide guidance and assistance when required to his/her team members
  • Constantly enhance his/her technological and soft skills and spread the knowledge
  • Contribute to Engineering initiatives, like internal R&D, internal education, bootcamps, etc.
  • Contribute to career development plans of software engineers
  • Conduct technical interviews within company’s hiring process


  • Team lead experience in commercial game backend system development
  • Solid leadership skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent expertise at least in one distinct backend technologies (Java JDK 8+, Node.js)
  • Solid background in relational databases: schema design, SQL, optimization
  • Excellent knowledge of HTTP, REST
  • Proven background in NoSQL
  • Knowledge of Front-end stack (TypeScript, Angular);
  • Solid experience in teaching and mentoring juniors and mid-level engineers;
  • Good communication skills and fluent spoken English

Would be a benefit if you have:

  • Experience working in a micro-service based infrastructure;
  • Knowledge of Python;
  • Advanced UNIX user
  • Shipped 2 or more game backend systems
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