Always dreamt of trying your hand at a startup?

Want to work at a place where you’re constantly learning new skills, challenged to break new boundaries, and talking about video games every day while surrounded by a great team of like-minded entrepreneurs? Raptr, the leading community for gamers with over 40 million users, could be the place for you!

Check out our open positions below and submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@raptr.com. Please also paste a copy of your resume directly in the body of the email.

Current Openings

Senior Technical Project Manager

As a Senior Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master within Raptr’s organization, you will be responsible for managing project schedules and ensure that they are launched on time. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that all activities assigned to the teams are performed in a timely manner with minimal risk, while maintaining the highest quality for performance. You will work in close collaboration with various engineering, product, design, and QA leads.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive project development, including defining scope of work and schedule
  • Lead all Scrum related activities, including sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, sprint retrospective, and demos
  • Identify and prioritize project tasks and risks
  • Understand and communicate complex, technical, and engineering issues
  • Coordinate design process to ensure continuous integration with development/design practices and goals
  • Develop project plans, resource plans, and provide project estimates in collaboration with multiple departments and teams
  • Identify and remove obstacles to enable team efficiency and effectiveness

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of combined experience in engineering and project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Master’s degree in a related field highly preferred
  • Deep understanding of Agile Software Development methodology concepts and rapid development cycles
  • Experience in developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines, and operating under tight time constraints
  • Demonstrated ability to map business requirements to appropriate functional or technical requirements
  • Strong leadership and organization skills with excellent communication, project planning, time management, people, and team building skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to evolving and growing needs of the business

Lead Quality Assurance Analyst, Client

Raptr is looking for an awesome lead tester to help out with our client products.

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on testing of the Client product (the Raptr Client).
  • Provide day-to-day direction, mentoring, and guidance to testing and quality assurance for a small QA team.
  • Lead all Testing related components of the development life cycle and work directly with QA Manager and other members of the development, project management and business teams to achieve project goals
  • Write or assist in the development of test related documentation to include test strategies, test plans, test cases, test scripts and reports
  • Coordinate automation and performance test activities to include planning, execution, reporting, and tracking
  • Help design, implement, and execute manual, automated and performance test scripts
  • Review project documentation as a basis for testing documentation and product understanding
  • Review testing documentation, process implementation and testing coverage
  • Actively find ways to improve testing methodologies and process
  • Directly responsible for coordinating and supporting the planning and execution of all QA/testing activities providing quality assurance oversight related to project-related deliverables, ensuring timeliness and completeness balanced with risk management

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of project lead experience
  • 8+ years of experience in software testing (windows software preferred)
  • Solid experience in Agile Test framework
  • Experienced with software testing in a Windows Environment (Win8.1, Win7, WinXP, etc.)
  • Expert level knowledge of software test practices and processes
  • Strong knowledge of testing on diverse hardware, client/server, and/or Web-based applications
  • Comfortable navigating around python or C++ code base (SVN, Trac)
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Adaptable to new processes, methods, and tools
  • Excellent product sense
  • Bonus for having a background testing video or gaming products
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Scient or a related study

Lead Quality Assurance Analyst, Website

Raptr is looking for an awesome lead tester to help out with our website products.

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on testing of the website products (Raptr.com and Plays.tv)
  • Provide day-to-day direction, mentoring, and guidance to testing and quality assurance for a small QA team
  • Lead all Testing related components of the development life cycle and work directly with QA Manager and other members of the development, project management and business teams to achieve project goals
  • Write or assist in the development of test related documentation to include test strategies, test plans, test cases, test scripts and reports
  • Coordinate automation and performance test activities to include planning, execution, reporting, and tracking
  • Help design, implement, and execute manual, automated and performance test scripts
  • Review project documentation as a basis for testing documentation and product understanding
  • Review testing documentation, process implementation and testing coverage
  • Actively find ways to improve testing methodologies and process
  • Directly responsible for coordinating and supporting the planning and execution of all QA/testing activities providing quality assurance oversight related to project-related deliverables, ensuring timeliness and completeness balanced with risk management

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of project lead experience
  • 7+ years of experience in web testing (social web preferred)
  • Solid experience in Agile Test framework
  • Experienced with web testing on multiple browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE, etc.)
  • Expert level knowledge of web testing, automation tests, and performance test practices and processes
  • Strong knowledge of testing on diverse hardware, client/server, and/or Web-based applications
  • Proven experience with testing tools (Selenium)
  • Comfortable navigating around a web code base (SVN, Trac)
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Adaptable to new processes, methods, and tools
  • Excellent product sense
  • Bonus for having a background testing video or gaming sites
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related study.

Senior Partner Marketing Manager / Account Manager

Raptr is an established, well-funded start-up in the video gaming space, founded by veterans of the industry who have made it their mission to help PC gamers get the best experience every time they play. Raptr is one of the largest and fastest growing gaming platforms in the world.

Raptr has an immediate need for an experienced Partner Marketing / Account Manager. Your main task will be to take a leadership role in developing and executing strategies for fostering and expanding relationships with key partners.

Responsibilities:

Raptr’s relationship with our partners is a critical part of our success. We not only need to maximize our ROI in our efforts, but we also need to build lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships.

You will be responsible for familiarizing yourself and having intimate knowledge of the partner products and marketing initiatives. Many of Raptr’s partners are large multinational companies with significant complexities. You will be responsible for identifying and connecting with the appropriate counterparts and effectively communicating our objectives.

  • You are the main point of contact for all communication with some of Raptr’s most important partners.
  • You manage meeting agendas, facilitate those meetings, and follow up on any action items.
  • You have an in-depth understanding of our partners’ organizational structure and the key influencers. You can then use the knowledge to help move projects forward.
  • You are intimately familiar with the product/marketing initiatives of our partners which enable you to identify opportunities to further strengthen our partnerships.
  • You are able to effectively communicate Raptr’s short-term and long-term goals so that your counterparts are equipped with information to evangelize the partnership within their organizations.
  • Help create pitch materials and deliver presentations at various levels.

Requirements:

  • 5-8 years of experience in related field (Business Development / Account Management / Partner Relations), ideally in the video game, tech, or online space.
  • Experience managing key accounts or partners from end to end.
  • You are a highly organized, detail-oriented project manager.
  • Excellent presentation skills both in writing and speech.
  • You are able to lead people and projects involving many cross-functional teams and multiple organizations with high complexities.
  • You are comfortable navigating sometimes sensitive situations with diplomacy and transparency based on strong relationship building skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • You are a problem solver. You are highly resourceful and can come up with unconventional solutions to complicated issues.

Submit your cover letter and resume to: jobs@raptr.com

Associate User Experience Designer

Do you love video games? Are you looking for an opportunity to help shape the design and product direction at a fast growing gaming company? Our mission is simple: Make PC Gaming consistently awesome! Raptr is seeking an associate user experience designer to join a small, agile product design team, working closely with product managers and engineers, building products for the PC desktop, web, and mobile.
Responsibilities

  • Create holistic design solutions that address business, brand and user requirements
  • Create wire frames, user flows diagrams, visual designs, and design documentation
  • Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale
  • Work with product managers, web developers and engineers to deliver the final product

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Have a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, careful attention to detail, as well as ability to grasp multiple product requirements
  • Good understanding of current web technologies (html, css, javascript)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Some industry experience (corporate, software, web, agency experience) preferred
  • Plays video games and has the desire to learn about the gaming audience

Other Requirements
Must include portfolio, website or samples of work to be considered.

Submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio URL to: jobs@raptr.com

Frontend Engineer

As a Frontend UI Engineer, you will be responsible for implementing Raptr’s user-facing applications on the web. We’re looking for individuals with solid, deep web UI development skills and experience, have an eye for clean and elegant interfaces, who are competitive yet collaborative, and have an interest in gaming.
Required skills:

  • 2+ years of experience in developing web applictions.
  • Solid grasp of cross-browser, object-oriented JavaScript (e.g.: you know how to design an object with private member fields, how inheritance works in JavaScript, etc.).
  • Significant experience in developing AJAX-enabled web applications.
  • Experience in coding standards-compliant semantic markup in XHTML/CSS, priding yourself in using best practices when writing clean, optimized code.
  • Knowledge of and a preference for JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, YUI, prototype, Dojo, etc.
  • Experience developing in an OOP and MVC architecture.
  • Experience in building end consumer web applications in PHP.
  • Strong interest in PC games.

Senior Backend Software Engineer

We are looking for an outstanding, highly motivated Senior Software Engineer to join our team.

The ideal profile is someone who has experience building large-scale web sites and enjoys collaborating with small-sized teams. You can write high quality code, have excellent communication skills, love solving complex problems, and are also looking to provide a voice in product design and direction.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Must be intimately familiar with MySQL and NoSQL systems. Ideally, will have experience with Cassandra and Hadoop/Hive.
  • Ability to write solid code (PHP and Python, primarily)
  • 3+ years of experience in design & development of commercial web applications. Experience in design implementation of large scale, high traffic consumer-facing portals is a huge plus.
  • Knowing the trade off between server side performance and features. Having the ability to come up with innovative solutions to scalability and performance problems
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals.
  • Experience with the LAMP stack, particularly PHP5.
  • Experience with Active MQ or equivalent or strong understanding of queueing technologies and strategies.
  • Familiarity with Memcached and caching strategies.
  • Experience in building or working on a metrics / analytics / business intelligence system.
  • Experience in object oriented (OO) design & programming.
  • Creative thinker who thrives in a small-team environment.
  • Good sense of humor :)
  • Passion for the gaming industry is a huge plus.

Senior Desktop App Engineer

We are looking for an outstanding, highly motivated Senior Desktop App Engineer to join our team.

The ideal candidate has strong experience building desktop applications. You write high quality, tight and efficient code; know what it takes to ship a solid application to millions of users, and how to support those users; have excellent communication skills, love solving complex problems, and are also looking to provide a voice in product design and direction.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to write solid code in Python (being capable in C/C++ in addition is a plus)
  • Have written, shipped, and supported a consumer PC application written in either wxWidgets or Qt (wxPython / pyQt is a big plus)
  • 3+ years of experience in design & development of desktop applications
  • Understanding of the trade-offs between performance, memory utilization, and features
  • Ability to come up with innovative solutions to deliver functionality as tight and lean as possible
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (we mean it, and we’ll test for it!)
  • Familiarity with the LAMP stack, particularly PHP5
  • Experience in object oriented design & programming
  • Creative thinker who thrives in a small-team environment
  • BS/MS in Computer Science
  • Passion for the gaming industry is a huge plus

Working at Raptr

As a company that’s focused on creating great experiences for gamers, we’re surrounded by games and gamers. We’ve got a corner filled with classic arcade games, an Xbox 360 and PS3 hooked up to a big plasma screen TV, and even a ping pong table that gets regular use (not all games have to be video games!) The kitchen is always stocked with all sorts of caffeinated beverages, and a bevy of snacks to keep you going throughout the day. And of course there’s the kegerator that pours great beer and comes in handy after putting in a good day of work.

For any full-time job with Raptr (we’re located in Mountain View, CA), we provide great healthcare benefits (100% health benefits for the employee and 50% for your spouse and any dependents) and stock options in a well-funded, growing private company.