AVAILABLE POSITIONS Architect, Server – Tech Enablement, Central Tech

Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Bengaluru, India

Connected Worker Type: Connected

Requisition Id: R_110157

Why Zynga

Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga’s franchises including CSR Racing™, Empires & Puzzles™, Merge Dragons!™, Merge Magic!™, Toon Blast™, Toy Blast™, Words With Friends™ and Zynga Poker™. Zynga’s games are available in more than 150 countries and are playable across social platforms and mobile devices worldwide. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with locations in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, India, Turkey, and Finland. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or the Zynga blog.

Zynga India:

Zynga India is Zynga’s largest studio outside USA with 500+ people and growing rapidly. It manages some of Zynga’s biggest global games in the Casual Gaming, Action Strategy, Match-3, Slots, and Invest Express genres. The game teams are responsible for the long term-vision of the game, its entire Game Design & Tuning, Product Roadmap, Features, Content & Creative decisions, Art work (2D, 3D, Animation), Development, QA/Testing, Analytics & Performance Tracking, User Acquisition & Live Operations.

The Zynga India team is full of passionate gamers, who love to play, build great products, and have fun doing it. Studio I expects continued growth and is looking for strong leaders to expand the studio into this next growth phase.

Position Overview


Come join the team at Zynga making an impact across all of the company’s games – Central Technology! As a Software Architect, you will be responsible for the technical vision, design and implementation of backend services that power our games at scale. We’re looking for outstanding engineers with a passion for technology and the desire to work in a team with dynamic strengths. The Architect will play a key role as part of the Central Technology Organization, focusing on advanced technology developments for building scalable end-to-end products which can be integrated into the various games.


Main Responsibilities

–  Design and architect new backend applications and services running in AWS

–  Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of various system resources

–  Advocate for and implement new technologies and engineering standards across the team

–  Review detailed designs from others, align with Zynga-wide technical vision, and exercise technical leadership on the team and engineering organization

–  Document and build plans for architecture and system designs

–  Work collaboratively across teams to understand product and customer requirements and propose solutions

–  Establish engineering processes and metrics to measure software process, operations, and quality

–  Coach and mentor engineers

Desired skills and Experience

–  Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, or equivalent

–  10+ years of professional experience in software development of cloud based software

–  Experience programming RESTful services using Java, GoLang, Python or PHP

–  Strong familiarity and experience using AWS and/or other cloud computing platforms (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)

–  Experience with containers and Kubernetes/EKS

–  Experience with database systems (SQL, NoSQL)

–  Deep understanding of algorithms, design patterns, debugging and performance optimization

–  Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

–  Familiarity with web development using JS, Angular and React is a plus

What we offer you

  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
  • Create next-gen games that will be played and loved by millions of players around the world
  • Work in a collaborative team that invests in your development and growth on-the-job
  • Competitive salary, bonus plan and Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 20 days annual leave + company holidays
  • Extended medical coverage that includes OPD, dental, vision and telehealth
  • Group Life, Disability and Critical Illness insurance
  • Equitable Childcare facilities for all employees
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family planning and nurturing support programs
  •  Comprehensive leave options and flexible working hours to ensure work life balance.
  • Keep your health on track with our wellbeing programs covering fitness expenses and complimentary meals served around the clock
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Around the year employee events and casual dress every single day
  • A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers to work with and, impact millions of daily players
  • Re-engage with your special interest by being a part of our employee resource groups that connect Zyngites through inclusivity, culture, lifestyle and fun


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