Back-End Developer (Video Games)

  • 1035 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fire Hose Games is growing! The studio behind Go Home Dinosaurs, Catlateral Damage, and 20XX is now working on 2 new unannounced games for PC/console that are more ambitious departures from our previous titles. We’re looking for talented, passionate developers to expand our team.

Job Description

  • Deploy and scale the back-end services for a live game
  • Build and maintain a database for user information
  • Create an endpoint to accommodate thousands of concurrent users
  • Implement data security
  • Maintain compliance with GDPR, COPPA, CCPA, etc.



  • 3+ years professional experience
  • At least 1 shipped title
  • Proficiency with AWS


  • Proficiency in end-to-end web development
  • Proximity to the Greater Boston area is strongly preferred, but not required

Additional Information

Fire Hose Games is located in Cambridge MA, next door to Boston. We pay good salaries and our generous benefits package includes health care, dental, unlimited vacation/sick time, 401(k) with matching, excellent maternity/paternity leave, flexible work hours, relocation costs, and free snacks at the office. Fire Hose hasn’t crunched in years and we don’t intend to start. Our company culture is inclusive, supportive, and fun. We care about diversity and strongly encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and voices to apply. We hope to hear from you!