Staff Software Engineer, Global eSports
Los Angeles, CA
Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in many broader domains. As a Software Engineer III, you'll also dive into projects that focus on team cohesiveness and cross-team goals. You'll lead without authority and provide other engineers with a clear illustration of extraordinary engineering.
As a Staff Software Engineer in Esports Digital, you'll improve development workflow efficiency, reduce application complexity, and ensure our products are scalable to meet the needs of our global esports audience. Reporting to an Engineering Manager, you'll champion the technical direction at the team level, and you'll help guide the direction for technology that impacts multiple teams. Esports Digital is changing the way our fans engage with Esports.
You will report to the Senior Manager, Software Engineering.
• You will provide front-end architectural vision and guidance across our channel-app ecosystem
• You will lead and contribute to technical design and implementation
• You will manage the team's process for delivering high-quality experiences to players
• You will oversee the quality and maintainability of your team's code-base
• 7+ years of experience or equivalent in Software Engineering
• 3+ years of experience with AWS (or comparable cloud environments)
• Experience with REST or GraphQL APIs
• Familiarity with functional and reactive programming techniques
• Experience supporting a global SaaS application
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 the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!
Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.
Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in gaming.
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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.