Jobs at Amuse Labs

We are a growing company and entering promising new markets like advertising, events, ed-tech and brand promotions. Looking for a challenge? Come join us! You’ll be working with the best in the business.

We have the following types of positions.

1. Full-time openings

Please see the listings on this page and send your resume and portfolio to jobs@amuselabs.com.

2. Research Fellowships

Research fellowships are 1 or 2 year fellowships for recently graduated students who are looking to bolster their research or software engineering resume by working on hard technical problems that lead to new and innovative products. These are some of the areas in which such fellowships may be awarded:

– Web application programming with Java, Javascript and SQL
– NLP/AI and data mining experience for mining text
– Software engineering and cloud infrastructure tools

A Ph.D., master’s or bachelor’s degree in CS, IT or an allied discipline is required. Please apply only if you have a deep passion for computer science. Send in a resume and statement of purpose to jobs@amuselabs.com. We accept applications throughout the year.

3. Internships

We have a robust internship program for students from reputed universities. Internships typically focus on projects related to software development, business development or game development.

All positions require excellent communication skills, hunger for challenges, and diligence and attention to detail. Please provide a detailed resume and portfolios of your prior work if available.

The preferred location for all types of positions is Bangalore, India but remote work from other cities may be possible in some cases.

We currently have the following full-time positions.

Business development manager

About the role: You will be responsible for building up new business development opportunities and closing deals with our partners and customers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and own inbound leads coming via various channels
  • Continuously build the sales pipeline by identifying new sales opportunities in current and new markets/verticals
  • Drive the BD pipeline, working through the leads, reaching out, prospecting & qualifying potential customers
  • Prepare sales proposals
  • Maintain communication and follow through with prospective customers until deal closure
  • Work with internal teams to develop sales pitches, collateral, templates, etc.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the product to deliver high quality demos
  • Execute the BD process to deliver on overall business goals

Key skills/attributes:

  • At least 2 years of experience in business development, preferably in B2B/SaaS technology firms
  • Resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organised, hands-on and enthusiastic about growing a startup business
  • Learning mindset and ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a startup environment
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to present and negotiate with international customers
  • Knowledge of multiple languages would be a plus
  • International exposure would be a plus
  • A personal passion for fun puzzles and smart games is a plus

Content writer and editor

About the role: This person will lead all our original content efforts including creating, editing and managing our content portfolio.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a flair for writing and communication.

Key responsibilities will be to:

  • Create, manage and/or edit Amuse Labs puzzle content, sourced in-house or from external sources
  • Create and edit content for the website and social media channels
  • Create demo puzzles for advertising, education, etc.
  • Create material for and help in outreach and conducting events like quizzes, contests, etc.

Key skills/attributes:

  • A passion for excellent writing and communication in English
  • Exposure to copy-writing and copy-editing
  • Interest in the media industry
  • Exposure to non-English languages is a plus
  • Interest in puzzles and word games is a plus

Expected experience: a minimum of 3 to 4 years.

 

Senior infrastructure/DevOps engineer

About the Role: You will take complete responsibility for the IT infrastructure of the highly available PuzzleMe(TM) platform, including developing, scaling, and maintaining it for international customers in all time zones.

Desired skill-sets include the following.

  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience or a Ph.D. is a must for this position
  • Experience in building high availability, secure web services using cloud hosting services such as Google Cloud/AWS/Linode, etc.
  • Unix expertise with troubleshooting and debugging skills at the system level (/proc, strace/dtrace, auditd, etc.)
  • Experience in tuning applications such as node balancers, Tomcat, MySQL, and NodeJS Servers for performance and high availability.
  • Experience setting up and managing services using docker containers.
  • Experience setting up, tuning monitoring, and alerting using tools like Zabbix and OpsGenie.
  • Experience in managing the security of web server infrastructure (pen testing is a plus)
  • Experience with release management with CI/CD tools.
  • High level of personal responsibility.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills.

Full-stack engineer

This role is for someone who is dynamic and enjoys wearing many hats, and working on whatever is most important at the moment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop new features and infrastructure in support of rapidly emerging business and project requirements
  • Take responsibility for new projects from conceptualization to deployment
  • Exhibit patience in incremental development approaches to suit the business needs and in incorporating peer review comments
  • Find creative solutions to problems that are reasonable and clean
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful application design

Key skills/attributes:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience or a Ph.D. is a must for this position
  • Web development including Typescript/Javascript/jQuery and other web-dev frameworks, HTML/CSS, responsive web, Java and JSP
  • Experience writing clean code that is maintainable and scalable
  • Managing a high-performance relational database with MySQL
    Basic scripting and automation for building systems
  • Native app/Webview development for Android and iOS is an optional plus.
  • Excellent debugging and performance optimization skills
  • Appreciation for good design and user experience
  • Unit and integration testing experience

We offer excellent compensation, stock options and perks such as medical insurance.

Send us your resume at jobs@amuselabs.com.

Some of these positions may also be available on our Angel List page.

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About Amuse Labs

Since its beginning at Stanford University in 2013, Amuse Labs has established itself as the leading SaaS platform provider of smart games. It caters to top publishing brands around the world. Our fun smart games have passionate and captive audiences in many countries and languages. Publishers use these games to engage users, build stickiness, reduce churn and monetize via digital ads or subscriptions. It is a sizeable market and part of the large and growing games industry. See more about our story here.