Senior Web & Java Engineer (Contract)


Posted 08.22.2018

We are God of War!  Join us! 

You are a Web Dev, with an eye for good interfaces and a drive to make quality.  You are strong in finding out what you need and at getting things done independently.  In the end, you make great tools to improve the work lives of others.

And you’re talented, really talented, and motivated, with tons of initiative.  You get things done – and we leave you alone to do them.  Sound interesting?  Give us a shout.




  • Collaborate with the production team to deliver project management solutions using Jira and BigPicture
  • Work with the QA team to configure, refine, and maintain Jira dashboards and reporting
  • Act as a technical contact for the administration and troubleshooting of our Jira instance in conjunction with internal DevOps engineers
  • Facilitate data visualization and business intelligence using standard packages like Tableau and Looker
  • Develop, extend, and maintain internal, custom web apps for the product development team


  • Experience with Java web development
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent critical analysis and problem solving skills
  • Comfortable working independently



  • Experience developing using the Atlassian Plugin SDK
  • Familiar with Jira/Atlassian REST API
  • Experience configuring Jira workflows and schemes
  • Experience administrating Jira and Jira plug-ins (such as BigPicture)
  • Experience with Python and Pyramid
  • Experience managing code via source control
  • Familiarity with the game development project lifecycle

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