Remote Jobs at FirstBlood

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DevOps engineer for Esports
FirstBlood   $30K - $75K
aws kubernetes postgresql docker amazon-ec2 sysadmin Sep 17

Note: Applicants need to have a Google account in order to upload files. We apologise for this inconvenience.

We are looking for an experienced development operations engineer to help us build a competitive match platform for Esports players and fans.

We appreciate managers who express themselves deeply and speak clearly. Working on early-stage products excites you and you love collaborating with the product team to find the best solutions for the product. You understand that this is a team sport and that we can only win together. If you are passionate about gaming, Esports and working with app development, you will have a blast working with us.

What we expect

  • Good written and spoken English
  • Availability during European business hours
  • A minimum of three years prior experience in the software development industry
  • A deep understanding of fundamental web technologies and Linux operating system
  • Experience of doing deployments with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS
  • Familiar with PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Redis databases
  • Experience in deploying and monitoring production-level web applications with tools like  Grafana, Prometheus, Elasticsearch, Kibana
  • Familiar with infrastructure as code tools like Cloudformation, Terraform or Ansible
  • Experience with software tools like Jira and GitHub
  • Enjoying playing competitive video games, like DOTA2 and Call of Duty

We’d love to see most of the skill set described. However, we also consider individuals with a passion for the gaming industry and project management who have the potential and drive to grow.  

You will be

  • Building, improving and operating resilient systems at scale
  • Maintaining a reliable deployment process
  • Designing and implementing tools and processes that provide feedback and improve visibility for all engineers
  • Create efficient, reliable infrastructure with code
  • Actively work with product and development teams to improve the effectiveness of process, tools and people
  • Report to the team lead

What we offer

  • Working in the video game industry
  • Well established, fully remote working company of 40 co-workers 
  • Flexibility in setting on your own schedule and travels
  • Yearly compensation in the range of $30,000 - $75,000 (non-US residents need to work as subcontractors and invoice through their own business name and pay any applicable local taxes and social welfare costs from the compensation) 
  • Our perks include remote and flexible work hours, monthly wellness allowance, book credits, bonus opportunities, paid national holidays, paid vacation time (PTO), and gaming Fridays. 
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QA engineer/tester for Esports
FirstBlood   $35K - $60K
jira postgresql bash github-actions docker qa Sep 16

Note: Applying for this position requires to have a Gmail account to upload the files. We apologise for the inconvenience.

We are looking for an experienced quality assurance engineer to help us build a competitive match platform for Esports players and fans.

We appreciate candidates who express themselves deeply and speak clearly. Working on early-stage products excites you and you love collaborating with the product team to find the best solutions for the product. You understand that this is a team sport and that we can only win together. If you are passionate about gaming, Esports and working with app development, you will have a blast working with us.

What we expect

  • Good written and spoken communication (English)
  • Integrity, attention to detail and relentless communication style
  • Available during European business hours
  • At least three years of prior experience in software development quality assurance or related roles
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes, including Github, Jira, continuous integration, continuous deployment 
  • Able to work with UNIX command line and shell scripting
  • Able to work with SQL databases
  • Experience in manual testing of web and mobile platforms
  • Experience in writing automated test suites
  • Enjoying playing competitive video games, like DOTA or Call of Duty

We’d love to see most of the skill set described. However, we also consider individuals with a passion for the gaming industry and project management and with growing potential.  

You will be

  • Giving the final go for complex software releases
  • Maintain manual and automated regression testing status 
  • Work with developers to track down and fix bugs
  • Actively work with product and development teams to improve the effectiveness of process, tools and people
  • Report to the QA lead

What we offer

  • Working in the video game industry
  • Well established, fully remote working company of 40 co-workers  from every continent 
  • Flexibility in setting on your own schedule and travels
  • Yearly compensation in the range of $35,000 - $60,000 (non-US residents need to work as subcontractors and invoice through their own business name and pay any applicable local taxes and social welfare costs from the compensation)
  • Our perks include remote & flexible work hours, monthly wellness allowance, book credits, bonus opportunities, paid national holidays, paid vacation time (PTO), and gaming Fridays.
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TypeScript Full-Stack Developer
typescript nestjs angular javascript docker frontend May 19

Note: Due to the high volume of incoming applications we direct all the candidates to apply through a Google Form. You need to a Google account in order to apply for now. We apologise for this inconvenience and we will change the process to a more generic solution as soon as possible. We suggest you to sign up for a throwaway Google account if you do not have one.

We are looking for an experienced full-stack TypeScript developer to build web frontend and backend systems for FirstBlood gaming and eSports community. We appreciate how can work independently, have experience of remote working and communicate themselves clearly. We hope working on early-stage products excites you and you love collaborating with the product team and designers.

What we expect

  • Minimum of four years of software development experience is required
  • Minimum of two years of programming experience in TypeScript / JavaScript is required
  • Experience developing frontends with modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience developing REST API based backend services
  • Familiarity with writing tests, end-to-end testing and continuous integration
  • Prior experience in Angular or NestJS beneficial
  • Prior experience using UNIX shell and Docker is beneficial
  • If you play competitive video or mobile games, like PUBG or Free Fire, it is a big plus
  • You will be responsible for your own equipment, and you need to bring your own devices like a laptop
  • Working during the Europen business hours required (10am - 6pm)

You will be

  • Shipping features on a daily level
  • Planning and collaborating on features with product managers, designer and other engineers

The hiring process consists of

  • A form asking your details and a salary requirement
  • Reviewing your CV
  • You will be partially ranked based on your activity on Github, StackOverflow, LinkedIn and other developer forums
  • A development exercise to complete a feature in Angular / Nest.js application
  • An interview on Google Hangout video call after the exercise is complete
  • We will make a decision based 6-8 shortlisted candidates

We invite you to a development exercise and interview based on the profiles you fill with us.

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Node.js and TypeScript backend developer
typescript node-js rest docker postgresql backend Feb 10

Note: Due to the high volume of incoming applications we direct all the candidates to apply through a Google Form. You need to a Google account in order to apply for now. We apologise for this inconvenience and we will change the process to a more generic solution as soon as possible.

We are looking for an experienced backend engineer to help us build the best gaming platform for eSports fans and players.

We appreciate developers who express themselves deeply and speak clearly. Working on early-stage products excites you and you love collaborating with the product team to find the best solutions for the product. You understand that this is a team sport and that we can only win together. If you are passionate about gaming, eSports and working with the latest web technologies, you will have a blast working with us.

What we expect

  • Minimum of three years of software development experience required
  • Experience with Node.js and TypeScript
  • Experience writing services for REST APIs and WebSockets
  • Experience using Docker
  • Good knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience working with others on Github
  • Ability to work with remote teams
  • If you play competitive video games, like DOTA or PUBG, it is a big plus

If you lack some experience in the stack but has a proven record in other stacks and passion for programming and solving interesting problems.

You will be

  • Shipping features on a daily level
  • Planning and collaborating on features with product managers, designer and other engineers

The hiring process consists of

  • A form asking your details and a salary requirement
  • Reviewing your CV
  • A development exercise to complete a small REST API with Node.js and databases
  • An interview on Google Hangout video call after the exercise is complete
  • We will make a decision based 6-8 shortlisted candidates

We invite you to a development exercise and interview based on the profiles you fill with us.

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Angular and TypeScript frontend developer
typescript angular javascript node-js frontend css Jan 29

We are looking for an experienced frontend engineer to help us build the best gaming platform for eSports fans and players.

We appreciate developers who express themselves deeply and speak clearly. Working on early-stage products excites you and you love collaborating with the product team to find the best solutions for the product. You understand that this is a team sport and that we can only win together. If you are passionate about gaming, eSports and working with the latest web technologies, you will have a blast working with us.

What we expect

  • Minimum of three years of software development experience
  • You are up-to-date with the latest front end development trends
  • An eye for design and a mind for UX
  • Angular experience or strong experience in other frontend frameworks
  • TypeScript or strong JavaScript experience
  • UNIX command-line basics on macOS or Linux
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as CSS, Webpack, Yarn
  • Familiar with REST APIs
  • Experience working with others on Github
  • Experience with remote work
  • If you play competitive video games, like DOTA or PUBG, it is a big plus

You will be

  • Shipping features on a daily level
  • Planning and collaborating on features with product managers, designer and engineers

If you lack some experience in the stack but has a proven record in other stacks and passion for programming and solving interesting problems.

We hope to see

  • Your CV or resume
  • Github, StackOverfow and LinkedIn links
  • References to any open source projects you have contributed in the past
  • Whether you have had your own startup or company in the past
  • Number of years of software development experience
  • Programming languages,  frameworks, databases and tools you have worked with
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