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Senior Software Engineer

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Posted
30 Jun 2020

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Player Platform SDK team, youll help Riot bring our software development kits to console platforms. This team creates development tools and solutions for Riots internal game teams as well as external game studios who are looking to build games powered by Riots Player Platform. You will keep the game developers experience in mind as you lead software architecture, solutions, and implementation details, ensuring game developers can easily and natively integrate with Player Platforms services and capabilities.

Player Platform looks to deliver incredible developer experiences and capabilities for Riots game teams working across:

Console, Mobile and PC development environments
Game engine Middleware such as Unity 3D, Unreal Engine and internal Riot game engines
1st party and 3rd party technologies and SDKs
This position reports to the Engineering Manager of the Riot SDK team within Player Platform.

Responsibilities:
Contribute to architecture and solutions that support integrations with console platforms
Partner with project leads and quality leads in defining and grooming high-level user stories
Be an individual contributor on the team, where appropriate building reference implementations, tackling challenging and ambiguous technical solutions, and conducting design and coding reviews
Lead a process in defining technical outcomes, tools and solutions that create cohesive and natural developer experiences for Riots game developers
Establish strong connections with engineers on the team, providing engineers with guidance, mentorship, and support
Work with game teams technical leads in wholly understanding development needs and challenges when working with central technologies at Riot

Required Qualifications:
BS in Computer Science or equivalent years of job experience across software
7+ years of experience in a software engineering role (ie software, systems, architecture)
Experience shipping multiple games to at least one of the following platforms: XBox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch
Significant hands-on experience with two or more of the following programming languages: C/C++, Java, C#, Objective-C/Swift.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience working with one or more of the following platforms: iOS, Android, Macintosh
Experience working with Unity 3D or Unreal Engine
Experience defining and delivering technical solutions to technical customers/users

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