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Founded in London in 2012, FACEIT is the leading independent competitive gaming platform for online multiplayer games, with more than 5 million users logging in a total of over 12 million online game sessions each month. FACEIT allows players to easily play in tournaments and leagues for virtual and real-world prizes through automated tournament management and matchmaking technology. For developers, FACEIT’s advanced software development kit (SDK) allows game creators to easily integrate user-friendly matchmaking and tournaments into their titles to allow gamers to take part in competitive online games at all skill levels. eSports organizers, players and communities use FACEIT to create and manage online competitions.

Meet the Team

Job Opportunities

Vacancy opened 05-05-2016
Location: London

Job purpose :
We are hiring an Information Security Engineer to establish and improve the security of our product at every stage of the development lifecycle. You will build tools to help our engineers write secure code, break applications by performing penetration tests across our products, and become the internal application security expert. 

  • Investigate and identify technical security issues and weaknesses and design solutions to prevent future re-occurrences
  • Improve security during architecture and design discussions
  • Track secure design requirements from design to deployment including code quality, cryptography, hash functions, and key material handling
  • Perform application penetration and security functional testing
  • Design, document, and implement technical information security processes, procedures, guidelines, and solutions

  • Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in application security related field (code reviews, application penetration testing, security engineering, operations, development)
  • Proficient in at least one programming language
  • Deep experience in a minimum of two (cryptography, web app security, authentication and security protocols, mobile app sec, cloud based services like AWS or azure, secure application architecture)
  • Experience working with multiple operating systems, with expert level knowledge of LINUX/UNIX
  • Experience with applied cryptography including PKI, SSL, and key management
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP networking, and network services such as DNS, SMTP, DHCP, etc
  • Security hardening techniques for Server OS (Linux & Windows), Databases (MySQL, MS SQL), and Application Servers
  • Compiled and interpreted programs, for example: database systems, web Servers, application Servers, Firewalls, Routers, load balancers, Switches, and different types of Middleware
  • Experience in threat modelling and attack detection

  • Desirable

  • Passion for eSport is a plus
  • Previous experience working for platforms and/or startups

  • Education

  • BSc in computer science or other relevant technical qualification
  • Vacancy opened 25-07-2016
    Location: London

    Job purpose :
    As a VP of Product at FACEIT, will play a leading role in a well funded growing startup working alongside the founders and extraordinary international team. You will face incredible challenges in driving the development of the world's largest competitive gaming platform. You will work closely with our team of engineers, designers and data scientists to ship products that create transformational experiences for gamers millions of times each week. You will own an important part of the product. 

  • Defining product roll-out strategy
  • Vision, roadmapping, goal setting, spec writing, managing project execution, A/B testing, UI/UX wireframing
  • Shipping features across various platforms (iOS, Android, and Web) 

  • Requirements

  • 6+ years consumer internet product management experience with multiple successful product launches under your belt
  • Radical thinking paired with strong execution - can envision a world different than the status quo with the ability to articulate a clear path to get there
  • Creative problem solver - able to identify real obstacles and viable solutions
  • Not hesitant to get hands dirty and do whatever is necessary to ensure success
  • Technical, garnering respect from engineers
  • Rigorous - asks hard questions, validates assumptions, connects the dots
  • Passion for great design, you should know what works, what doesn't and why

  • Bonus Points

  • Former engineer, designer, startup founder, competitive gamer
  • knowledge of gamification systems
  • A demonstrated interest in one of the games on the platform

  • Benefits

  • Offices 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus station
  • Monthly drinks and dinner in the office
  • Kitchen stocked with refreshments, cereals, bread, spreads (coffee machines everywhere – this company is Italian after all!)
  • Vacancy opened 22-11-2015
    Location: London

    Job purpose :
    As a Senior Front-End Developer, you will lead the development and maintenance of our core web application and SDK widgets.

  • Work closely/within the Product and Development teams to bring wire-frames and mock-ups to life using HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript;
  • Work in an agile environment;
  • Create clean, functional, and extensible cross browser code;
  • Collaborate on the design and implementation of new features;
  • Partner closely with design team to produce an application that flows seamlessly and works intuitively with our users;
  • Research and adapt new technologies quickly in a dynamic work environment;
  • Work with the Product team to define new features and create technical requirements.

  • Required Skills

  • Understanding of the full Angular JS development and runtime cycles;
  • Experience with websockets and real-time messaging;· Strong OOPS concepts and desire to learn new frameworks;
  • Ability to architect, build, iterate and manage set of HTML5 applications;
  • Attitude to write and maintain an automated test environment; 
  • Astrong passion for video games and eSport is a plus.
  • Knowledge of WinJS, Node.js, Backbone.js and / or Java is a plus.

  • Education

  • BS/MS/PhD in computer science or other relevant technical degree from a reputable institute.

  • Experience

  • 3 years+ of user interface development experience; 
  • 5 years+ of experience as front-end web developer;
  • 2 years + of strong knowledge on applicationdevelopment using Angular JS, HTML5, CSS3.
  • Vacancy opened 22-11-2015
    Location: London

    Job purpose :
    As Senior Java Developer, you will be responsible of developing complex solutions for a fast growing platform. You will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including planning, technical design, construction, peer reviews, documentation, testing and deployment.

  • Design and develop distributed APIs and scheduled procedures 
  • Solve complex technical requirements or issues by leading analysis and development;
  • Assist with the ongoing refinement of development and delivery methodology;
  • Work with the latest tools and continually learn and develop your skill set; 
  • Complete applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities;
  • Contribute to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms;
  • Develop any required proof-of-concept work as part of the technical design process;
  • Be responsible for the Code Level Design, Organisation of code, use of patterns for the successful implementation of a solution;
  • Support users by developing documentation and assistance tools;

  • Skills & Experience

  • 4 years+ experience as Java Developer;
  • Experience with Spring;
  • Excellent knowledge of Restful API;
  • Experience with Microservices;
  • Experience with AWS a plus;
  • Ability to clearly write technical and solution design specifications;
  • Ability to mentor other developers;
  • Passion for Videogames and eSport is a plus;
  • Previous working experience for platforms and/or startups is a plus.

  • Education

  • BS/MS/PhD in computer science or other relevant technical degree from areputable institute.
  • Vacancy opened 15-03-2016
    Location: London

    Job purpose :
    Founded in 2012, FACEIT has quickly become the leading platform for online competitions in PvP multiplayer games. With over 5,000,000 users and continuous exponential growth we now host over 2,000 tournaments and 12,000,000 game sessions per month.
    We are looking for a DevOps engineer with strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services and Kubernetes. You will create cloud formation templates to build AWS services and/or container-based environments that support our wide range of different applications. 
    In this role, you’ll work collaboratively with the software engineering team to deploy and operate our systems, and help automate and streamline our operations and processes. You will build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations and troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments.

  • Develop/Build IT cloud solutions and environments to meet business requirements.
  • Install, configure and maintain cloud solutions as well as management tools/services.
  • Assist in defining DevOps quality guidelines and standards.
  • Ensure the adherence to standards, policies and procedures.
  • Translate business and technical requirements into load, compliance and security tests.
  • Define cases, test scenarios and executable scripts
  • Develop and implement reusable components, scripts and templates to be able to automatise the deployment of new applications and environments to the cloud

  • Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ Years as a DevOps Engineer for a large online consumer, media or social company.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS and/or Kubernetes is required)
  • Strong background in Linux Administration
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Strong experience with MongoDB and REDIS
  • A working understanding of code and script (Java, PHP, NodeJS, Python and/or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

  • Desirable

  • Passion for eSport is a plus
  • Previous experience working for platforms and/or startups

  • Education

  • BSc in computer science or other relevant technical qualification
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