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Riot Software Engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the chance to work on multiple broader domains. As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll work with a diverse team to create high-quality maintainable software and solve complex technical challenges to provide player value in a sustainable way.

As a Senior Software Engineer for League of Legends: Wild Rift's Around-Game team (for more info on Wild Rift click here!), you will report to the team's Engineering Manager. You will work with the guidance of a Technical Lead and designers in the development, maintenance, and evolution of content acquisition, matchmaking, social, or event feature systems. This is a global product, and you will work with teammates here in LA and with our development partners around the globe. You will review and provide feedback on technical designs and code written by a team of engineers for features being developed. You will implement features requested by the team's designers.


  • Iterate on features with close partnership with designers and other engineers
  • Support live operations teams in triaging live issues

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience implementing back end services or game UI interfaces
  • Comfortable with C++ and/or Java
  • Experience working on a SaaS product

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience building client/server UI architectures or game platform services
  • Experience working on a SaaS live game

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!

Our Perks:

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.


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).