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Full Stack Developer - Pittsburgh Knights (Pittsburgh · PA · Open to Remote)

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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
Title: Full Stack Developer
Location: Remote WorldWide
Type: Full Time
Announcement No. PK-024

The global esports market generated over $1 billion in annual revenues in 2021; that’s a 50% increase from last year, driven primarily from sponsorships and advertising to an estimated global audience of 600 million fans. Creating competition and community is all part of our game plan—and we’re just getting started building the future of gaming!

Who are we? We are the Knights, a pro esports team and gaming lifestyle brand that develops innovative events and products to inspire competition and create community. Founded in 2017, the Knights is forging a new path in disrupting the current esports industry landscape by using data to help drive business success. By championing our values of excellence, sportsmanship, and a fighting spirit, the Knights strive to thrive and transform into a recognized category leader.

The Opportunity:

Do you have a passion for making connections with others and managing relationships? Do you love to transform big challenges into business opportunities? Are you someone who thrives when working in a fast-paced collaborative environment? If your answer is yes, you could be a perfect fit for our Full Stack Developer role available at the Knights, where you will make a real impact through work with the rest of the development team to see new projects through the entire development process.  Support existing applications and websites with enhancements and fixes.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Managing the complete software development process from conception to deployment
  • Maintaining and upgrading the software following deployment
  • Managing the end-to-end life cycle for the production of software and applications
  • Overseeing and guiding the analyzing, writing, building, and deployment of software 
  • Overseeing the automated testing and providing feedback to management during the development process 
  • Designing and developing APIs
  • Developing front end website architecture
  • Designing user interactions on web pages
  • Developing back end website applications
  • Creating servers and databases for functionality
  • Ensuring cross-platform optimization for mobile phones
  • Ensuring responsiveness of applications
  • Working alongside graphic designers for web design features
  • Seeing through a project from conception to finished product

Ideally, you have:

  • Degree in computer science or related field Desired.
  • 2 years of experience as a front end developer 
  • Knowledge in:
  • Typescript/Javascript, 
  • Python 
  • SQL
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, based on business needs.
  • Must be able to take the initiative, multi-task, and independently complete tasks and projects
  • Fluent in English

Earn bonus points if you are:

  • A quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for games
  • Active in the esports community
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • An independent person who likes to create new initiatives and see them come to life

Additional information

  • Remote status
    Fully remote

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): Pittsburgh Knights provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. What is your expected salary?

  2. Why do you want to work with the Knights?


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