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Software Engineer, Web (II - Sr)

by Digital Extremes

Date Posted: May 17, 2023
Digital Extremes

Job Description


Digital Extremes is seeking a mid to senior Software Engineer to join our Web Team. Do you have a passion for creating innovative and engaging web products? Do you day-dream about exciting ways to extend gaming experiences and communities to the web? Do you love building and extending websites and interactive experiences? Then this may be the job for you!


  • Build innovative web and online products to extend our game experiences and communities.
  • Follow the team lead’s architectural guidance and write quality code.
  • Writes clean, performant code in one or more relevant languages (PHP, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, SQL).
  • Comfortable with interacting with APIs, web client concepts like CORS, accessibility, cookies, local storage.
  • Understands common design patterns, refactoring.
  • Participate in team-wide code reviews.
  • Collaborate with product managers and designers to deliver world-class, player-first web experiences.


  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • A team player with excellent communication and documentation skills and experience
  • Comfortable with front-end and back-end web technologies, CMS, working with API layers, and open source technologies (Laravel, NodeJS, Apache, Redis, MySQL, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Ability to adapt visual designs and layouts into web UIs using frameworks and CSS (React, Vue, Bootstrap)
  • Fluency in one or more web programming languages (PHP, Javascript, Python, etc.)
  • Can optimize page and image load time/bandwidth, adapt pages to multiple devices (desktop, mobile)
  • Familiarity with source control tools and management (Git or similar)


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Familiarity with graphic design and prototyping tools (such as Photoshop, Figma)
  • Experience with web projects that complement or extend Software as a Service or Games as a Service products - e-commerce, community, publishing, etc.
  • Previous experience in an agile environment with CI/CD


Founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world's top independent video game development studios. Originating with the co-creation of Epic Games' multi-million unit selling Unreal® franchise including Unreal and Unreal Tournament, Digital Extremes went on to develop Dark Sector®, BioShock® for the PlayStation®3, the BioShock 2 multiplayer campaign, and The Darkness® II. The studio has reached its greatest critical and commercial success with the free-to-play action game, Warframe®, boasting a global community of 50 million registered players on PC, PS4™, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch™.

For more information about Digital Extremes, visit To sign up for Warframe, visit


Our culture is centered on providing great opportunities to our employees so that everyone feels they are making a meaningful impact. Developing new and existing talent is our long-term focus. We are honored that our work environment has been consistently recognized as one of "Canada's Top 100 Employers". We summon you to join our elite team!

The rewards of a career with Digital Extremes include:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Excellent benefits and paid time off
  • Matching RRSP plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Virtual access to Dialogue, our mental wellness and healthcare services app
  • Professional development and career support
  • Work-life balance fitness subsidies
  • Be part of "Giving Back" through a multitude of fundraising venues at DE
  • Virtual events such as team building exercises, Games night, Live band performances, Adult and separate children's holiday and summer parties for global teams!


Digital Extremes is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for the next steps in the hiring process will be contacted.

Please apply for this opportunity directly through our website:

Digital Extremes