AVAILABLE POSITIONS Principal Software Engineer

We take great pride in our craft, delivering a high quality service to millions of players every single day. Collaboration is a critical part of how we get there. We believe that with an all-in approach we can deliver a better product, make better decisions, and champion a better work environment. Everyone here is committed to making our games the best experience for our players.

As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the software design of large scale applications and features & enhancements which reaches millions of players. You should be passionate about players, performance, stability and holds a very high bar for quality of the game.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Product Management to translate business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Owns technical roadmap, design and review for end-to-end games, ensure design quality and integrity
  • Modernizing the tech stack
  • Bring tech innovations in the game which will help in growth of the games
  • Design, code, and develop new features/fix bugs/add enhancements
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of various system resources
  • Lead and Mentor junior engineers and drive a culture of technical perfection.
  • Drive creative and innovative solutions to complex problems, exemplifying good technical discernment.
  • Drive improvements and new approaches to address potential systemic pain points and technical debt, anticipate and avoid problems.
  • Take a hands-on approach in the development of prototypes, independently and with others, to establish design decisions and/or technical feasibility.

Required Skills

  • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience in software development, mobile, desktop or web application development with hands on coding experience covering full stack
  • Experience coding in C#, C++, Python, Javascript and SQL
  • Working knowledge of mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • A proven foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, OOPS and software design
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with game engines, platforms such as Unity, Cocos-2d, Phaser js
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, ELBs, ElastiCache, DynamoDB, terraform etc)
  • Experience with setting up server monitoring, alerting and server provisioning
  • Familiarity with micro service architecture, containers and related technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS)
  • Experience with development tools & integrated build systems: XCode, IntelliJ, Git/Jenkins
  • Experience of driving activities, review process to ensure software and product quality.
  • Experience working with package managers is a plus
  • Willing to pick up any languages, technologies, or methodologies necessary to smite a challenge—and if a conventional solution does not exist, then innovate as necessary.

What we offer you:

  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme and Zynga RSUs
  • Full medical, accident as well as life insurance benefits
  • Catered breakfast, lunch and evening snacks
  • Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees
  • Well stocked pantry
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Active Employee Resource Groups – Women at Zynga
  • Frequent employee events
  • Additional leave options for most employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players!

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Careers region: India

Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Bengaluru, India

Careers Type: Full-Time