Enthusiast Gaming (NASDAQ:EGLX)(TSX: EGLX)(FSE: 2AV) is building the world’s largest platform of communities for gamers and esports fans. As a leading global destination for the gaming community, Enthusiast Gaming’s business consists of four main pillars: Media, Talent, Esports and Events. Enthusiast Gaming’s digital media platform includes approximately 100 gaming related websites and 1,000 YouTube channels which collectively generate 4.2 billion views monthly. Enthusiast Gaming’s esports division, Luminosity Gaming, is a leading global esports franchise that consists of 7 professional esports teams under ownership and management, including the Vancouver Titans Overwatch team and the Seattle Surge Call of Duty team. Collectively, the integrated ecosystem reaches over 300 million gaming enthusiasts on a monthly basis.


Enthusiast Gaming is looking for an Intermediate Level Backend Developer to join our team! Reporting to the Product Director, the Backend Developer will be responsible for developing APIs for various micro services for use with internal and external applications. Experience with PHP and the Laravel framework is a must, any additional experience with NodeJs is encouraged but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement REST APIs within micro services
  • Process and store large amounts of data from external services
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to create a functional and cohesive API to enhance user experience
  • Write unit and feature tests with PHPUnit and Pest

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 3+ years experience with REST APIs and additional backend development
  • Proficiency with PHP, Laravel, MySQL and Redis
  • Experience with Git

Skills & Abilities:

  • Problem solver and team player
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Proven communication skills, with the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences

Technology Stack:

  • Laravel 9
  • PHP 8.x
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • Node.js


What We Offer:

We offer you the opportunity to join our highly collaborative team! We anticipate continued growth over the coming years, which will provide tremendous opportunity for you to grow with us.

For more information about us, please visit www.enthusiastgaming.com.

Enthusiast Gaming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages applications from all interested and qualified candidates. Enthusiast Gaming will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Enthusiast Gaming staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.