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Riot Engineers bring their knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the chance to work in many of broader domains. As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll lead without authority and provide other engineers with a clear illustration of extraordinary engineering.

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Game Delivery Tools team you will author, and support the back-end micro-services that provide the business logic for game teams to manage their Riot Cloud Services tenancy (the "Player Platform") into a unified self service portal for game teams. You will report to the team's Engineering Manager.


  • Develop distributed and scalable systems in Golang.
  • Create and publish technical designs for medium to large features and socialize them with your team and partners and customers, capturing and combining feedback, and iterating this process
  • Work directly with all technical customers and develop customer-centric solutions as primary product offerings
  • Become the lead expert for internal and partner extranet website development
  • Collaborate with international teams and help them use our systems to their fullest potential

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in a software engineering role
  • 2+ years experience with distributed systems
  • Expertise in Python, Java, Golang or similar language
  • Familiarity with "Infrastructure as Code" and tooling like Terraform, Docker and Jenkins

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with modern processes and technologies for back end stacks, tooling, and build / deploy automation
  • Experience building planetary-scale websites and apps
  • Familiarity with "Infrastructure as Code" and tooling like Terraform, Docker and Jenkins
  • Familiarity with Cloud Platform providers like AWS or GCP

Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision 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.

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).