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Senior Software Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
30 Jun 2020

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Riot Direct Product Development team (RDPD), you might be tasked with the creation and support of self-service APIs, simplifying and automating the deployment of fundamental services at scale, or designing the next generation of simple and federated authentication. Were looking for Software Engineers to not only create solutions for daily tasks, but to identify broader systems engineering problems. Armed with technical depth and a problem solving mindset, youll advise teams across Riot to better support their systems needs. You will also mentor other Software Engineers. You will report directly to the Engineering Manager of our Infrastructure Platform - Core Infrastructure Services team.

Create software solutions that increase and secure our player facing network.
Write automation and testing tools using GoLang or Python.
Develop, and Integrate with multiple types of service APIs that are used to handle multiple services
Improve direction and design, encouraging agreement to improve overall strategy of infrastructure services across Riot
Respond to and diagnose latest issues
Produce comprehensive user documentation around your implemented solutions

Required Qualifications:
6+ years industry experience
Experience working with DevOps and Agile/Scrum teams
Coding experience using languages such as: GoLang, C, C++, or Python
Experience with development pipelines using docker, docker-compose, and Jenkins
In-depth understanding of modern design patterns and paradigms, especially around API contracts, backend/fundamental services, scalability, and reliability
Proficient with networking, as well as troubleshooting methods and tools such as traceroute, free, lsof

Desired Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or comparable field
Experience with the Linux networking stack

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