Sr Backend Engineer (Game Platform Startup, React & Node)

Toronto, ON M6C 1R3

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Backend Javascript (e.g. Node.js), Javascript Developer Job Number: 1780

Job Description

We're recruiting a Senior Backend Developer (open to Intermediate to Senior levels) for an award winning game platform startup. This company is much more than your average game app company - they’re transforming the casual gaming industry with their platform. This 30 person company is backed by leading investors in the gaming industry. 


  • Our client has raised 30M VC from the most influential investors in the gaming industry. These investors will not only provide them the funds to support their rapid growth, but are also key strategic partners that will drive successful distribution

  • 30 employees with the 15 person engineering team based in Toronto. They have other offices in NYC & Waterloo. This is a unique opportunity to be based in Toronto and build what could become one of the next big game platform successes. 

  • Report to their Toronto-based CTO & Co-Founder. Great opportunity to build & scale the next big platform play in gaming. 

  • The Senior Backend Developer will design and build backend services to support our rapidly growing platform.

  • Tech Stack: Node.js, Go, Rust, Typescript, React-native, Redis, GCP, Firebase, Redux. The focus is of course on the backend.

Apply today or contact Mandy Cole, at mandy AT grossmandorland DOT com to learn more. 



About gdR

Founded in 2007, gdR’s mission is to grow the leadership capacity and capabilities of people and companies in the Canadian tech ecosystem through executive search, team recruiting and leadership development. We’re actively involved in the community by creating opportunities for people to connect and learn from one another e.g. Canadian Tech at Scale (in partnership with Shopify & Friends), which brings 200+ engineering leaders together. gdR values inclusion in Canada’s tech ecosystem and partners with employers that provide equal opportunities for individuals from diverse groups. If you’re interested in moving to Canada, although we can’t sponsor you, we have put together resources to help you with your journey. Follow gdR on LinkedIn and Twitter updates on new roles in tech.

Meet Your Recruiter

Mandy Cole
Talent & Client Manager

Mandy joined gdR in 2018 and has a passion for emerging technologies and building strong teams.  She has several years of recruitment experience working with tech companies across North America. Mandy leads IC to leadership searches across engineering, devops and data.

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