Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As a Software Engineer, you’ll be exposed to both new and current technology while building innovative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and deliver player value.

VALORANT is Riot’s take on a character-based tactical shooter (for more info on VALORANT click here!). As a Software Engineer I focused on build and deploy systems on the VALORANT team, you are responsible for helping Riot build a brand new AAA title at quality and as a live service. You will help build tools and infrastructure for other engineers & content creators to be more effective. You will report to the Engineering Manager on the team.


  • Build and maintain the technology that powers one of our new AAA games
  • Support the continuous delivery mechanisms for delivering the build to internal and external players.
  • Build tools and infrastructure which help the entire studio be more effective
  • Work on Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Enabling rapid testing and iteration through playtesting

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • 3+ years of experience working on build and deploy systems
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with Jenkins or another similar pipeline
  • Experience supporting a live service-driven game
  • Experience with C++ and game development

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


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