Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

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Principal Software Engineer

Zynga Poker seeks a principal software engineer to oversee scalability and performance for our game clients and backend services. In this role, the principle engineer will engage with various products and systems to drive and shape the way we handle gameplay and our player data.

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Review application and database changes for new and existing features and services
  • Define game and system architecture, research new technologies, and prototype new ideas while balancing it with business initiatives
  • Work with various disciplines to monitor and provide technical insights for new initiatives.
  • Participate hands-on in various pods to lead the design of systems
  • Evangelize, collaborate, and share technology across studio architects

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • Expert knowledge in C#, Java, C/C++, or similar programming language
  • Good understanding of PHP, or a similar programming language
  • Experience designing and maintaining large-scale backend web services
  • Deep knowledge/experience with data architecture: SQL, NoSQL, and data caching technologies/in-memory databases such as MemCached and Redis.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Familiarity with Unity is a plus
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Requisition ID: 
P204423