AVAILABLE POSITIONS Principal Software Engineer, FinOps – Central Technology

Come join the team at Zynga making an impact across all of the company’s games – Central Technology!   This individual will be an integral member of our FinOps team and will develop software solutions to improve our cost optimization efforts.  The right candidate for this position will innovate approaches to automation of financial visibility, while also helping to drive a culture of accountability regarding efficient usage and spend.


Main Responsibilities

  • Propose and implement new software architecture designs across a wide array of patterns: Data Pipeline, API, Cron jobs, Slack bot, UI
  • Contribute as a technical lead, mentoring junior engineers in software development and infrastructure design.
  • Coordinate with internal partners and customers when developing new solutions.
  • Coordinate with FinOps Business Analysts
  • Stay up-to-date on FinOps concepts and methodologies


Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Experience serving as a mentor to other engineers
  • Experience leading projects from the ground up, breaking work into logical components, and delivering results as projected
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with software programming with Python
  • Hands-on experience with SQL tables and SQL queries
  • Hands-on experience developing API’s, UI’s, and data pipelines
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure-as-code and continuous integration testing
  • Strong collaborative approach


Preferred Skills 

  • Previous experience with FinOps practices and cost management analysis
  • Previous experience with deploying projects via AWS Lambda


What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US Employees)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canadian Employees)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canadian Employees)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US Employees)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

**Remote work from another location could be considered**

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

The pay range for this position in  California at the start of employment is expected to be between $125,000 and $190,000 per year. 

However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations.   Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits.  Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


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Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Austin, TX, Bay Area, CA, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition Id: P212341

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