Full-Time

Principal Software Engineer

Riot Games

Riot Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Online game developer

Consumer Software
Gaming

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Java
AWS
Go
Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience building large scale backend systems or game services
  • 2+ years of experience as a technical lead
  • Experience developing large systems from scratch, including gathering requirements and designing scalable, production-ready architecture
  • BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Expertise with C++
  • Java
  • or Golang
  • Experience with cloud computing and cloud technologies
Responsibilities
  • Design, build, and deliver internet scale backend services for a genre-defining game we will deliver globally to millions of people
  • Collaborate with leadership on planning and long term vision for gameplay related services
  • Own building features from in-game all the way down to the backend service implementation
  • Build features to improve server reliability and performance
  • Implement server infrastructure in support of new gameplay features
  • Build and support live services for the game
  • Work with cloud technologies and services such as AWS
  • Mentor more junior engineers on the team
  • Collaborate effectively with art
  • design
  • and other disciplines within game development
  • Review and identify risks and requirements for usage of shared technologies owned by other teams

Riot Games' mission is to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$24M

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

16%

Benefits

Healthcare

Family Care

Open Paid Time Off

Retirement

Play Fund

Donation Matching