Partner Engineer

Skillz Inc.

San Francisco (Downtown)

Full-time

Mobile

About Skillz:

As the eSports provider for over 8,000 game developers, the Skillz platform enables any mobile game to be turned into a competitive eSport that can also be broadcast on major streaming sites like Twitch and YouTube. We do this by integrating our unique layer of code directly into a mobile app, which activates our end-to-end tournament administration and other important features like player matching, anti-cheating mechanisms, customer support and a built-in loyalty program. Using our patented technology stack, we’ve already hosted more than 500 million tournaments for 15 million players around the world.

Skillz has raised over $53 million in funding from sources including Telstra, Liberty Global, and the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Mets and Sacramento Kings. In our quest to make gaming better for players and developers, we’re looking for savvy, driven and enthusiastic teammates to help us build the future of sports. If you’re excited about defining a multibillion dollar industry, building an awesome product, or working with cutting-edge technology, Skillz just might be for you!

Our Culture:

Our team is comprised of passionate, intelligent and creative individuals who consistently seek out new challenges and knowledge. We embrace out-of-the-box strategies to propel our business forward, and foster a culture where every person’s voice is heard. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds, and our leaders have a strong history of funding and building successful enterprises. If you're up for the challenge, we’d love to meet you

What you'll do:

  1. You'll train with our SDK engineering teams in iOS, Unity and Android development, and take ownership of our developer facing Mobile SDK features.
  2. Work with game development studios both big and small, to help them build world class eSports games.
  3. You'll create code examples, video tutorials and articles for our Developer Console and Knowledge Base, helping foster a healthy developer community.
  4. Working closely with game developers via Zendesk, Chat, and Email, you'll help drive bringing new games online, troubleshooting problems, and educating developers on best practices.
  5. You will implement your own suggestions to make a positive impact on the Skillz ecosystem, and on the Skillz SDKs.
  6. You will work with our publisher relations and engineering teams to drive and improve our developer support process.
  7. As we roll out new technology, you'll be integral in educating developers.
  8. Occasionally building new features and integrations for our internal games in order to test out and improve new SDK APIs.

Your Skillz:

  1. 2+ years experience in a customer facing engineering role, either internal or external. (Sales Engineer, Support Engineer, Solutions Engineer, etc)
  2. Professional experience with iOS or Android is not required, but is a significant bonus.
  3. Experience speaking directly to, and helping guide, engineering efforts of partner companies.
  4. A strong foundation in an object oriented language, multiple language experience a large plus.
  5. Excellent communication skills, particularly written communication.
  6. Creative self-starter who likes working on very productive, fast-paced teams.
  7. Passionate about your work, driven to succeed and improve the technologies and processes around you.
  8. Experience with game engines like Unity, Corona, and UDK are a huge plus.

Skillz embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to diversifying our workforce, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability status, and we operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

You can apply directly on our website, or email the attached email address.