Full Time Job

Senior Software Engineer - Player Platform

Riot Games

Dublin, Germany 05-03-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Software Engineer on the Content Access Platform (CAP) team, you will design and operate services that support Riot's players across the globe and help players connect and share their experiences with friends. Through collaboration with game teams, you'll identify opportunities to centralize functionality and architect solutions that enable scalability and reliability worldwide.

The Content Access Platform team runs large-scale, globally distributed systems for millions of players. CAP's systems and services power in-game experiences for all of Riot's players, from battle passes to virtual currencies and much more. Your passion and relentless drive to deliver players value will help us unlock and power new experiences that delight our players.

You will report to the Engineering Manager of the Content Access Platform team within Player Platform.

• Partner with teams across the Player Platform organization to synthesize and resolve technical issues
• Implement and operate essential services used by Riot developers, and millions of Riot players world-wide
• Work with us to level-up our systems architecture, infrastructure, quality, and operational capabilities
• Be on a rotational on-call schedule for live product and internal customer support
• Provide meaningful code reviews and mentor other members on the team
• Work with non-technical customers to accomplish deliverables

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or relevant professional experience
• 5+ years of hands-on programming experience
• Experience developing large systems from scratch, including gathering requirements, and informing the design
• Experience with distributed systems and maintaining live services

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with storage technologies such as MySQL, Amazon Aurora, Dynamo, etc.
• Familiarity with Cloud Platform providers like AWS, GCP, or Azure
• Experience with building services using Java, Kotlin, or GoLang
• Experience with event driven architectures

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about players' experiences, this could be your role!
Our Perks:

We offer medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

Let's Thrive Together:

Because together we are better. It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games.

We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we're excited to hear from you. Don't be discouraged if you feel you don't fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there's always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you! Don't forget to include a resume. We receive many applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqjwm9-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.