AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Software Engineer – Ad Tech

Zynga's software engineers don't just develop some of the world's popular games, we deliver some of the world's largest infrastructures. Our software engineers are blazing trails in all facets of game design, mobile development, web technologies, and massive scalability.  Zynga faces a number of technical challenges—but many are unique to our scale: the evolving landscape of online gaming requires us to continually push boundaries. Zynga software engineers pick up any languages, technologies, or methodologies necessary to smite a challenge—and if a conventional solution doesn't exist, we innovate as necessary. Our software engineers are comfortable moving between front-end, back-end, and architecture roles.

Advertising Technology

Zynga is seeking an experienced engineer to join our ad tech team. Your team will be delivering the technology that generates $200M ads revenue which is 25% of Zynga’s total revenue!  In this role, you will be responsible for the development of the end-to-end Ad Tech platform.  You will be collaborating with various game teams (such as Words with Friends, CSR2, Zynga Poker, Dawn of Titans and more!) to integrate our product and technologies into games that are played by millions of users daily.  

Join us as we solve challenges developing and operating products at scale, impacting millions of players daily, and support our games to achieve the highest levels of success through expertly crafted software. No gaming experience is needed for the right candidate.

Life at Zynga

If you’re looking for a fast-paced, results-driven environment, you will be involved on the front lines collaborating with game studios in the earliest stages of development to support operations of our biggest live games. And you will be doing it with a seasoned team of professionals, pushing the capabilities and quality of our products and technology. Zynga also provides competitive base salary, full medical/dental/extended benefits, and plenty of perks like on-site gym, meals and snacks, health services, and company-wide happy hours and activities.


  • Design, implement and maintain the core server components of the Zynga Ad Tech platform.

  • Analyze and improve performance, scalability, reliability and measurability of system components.

  • Mentor junior engineers and drive a culture of technical excellence.

  • Work with Product Management to translate business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Drive improvements and new approaches to address potential systemic pain points and technical debt.

  • Maintain an understanding of end-to-end system interactions and architecture in order to assess implications and dependencies associated with design decisions.

  • Collaborate with technical teams on new and emerging technologies, determining how they will integrate into current and evolving infrastructure.

  • Provide production and integration support to Zynga’s game teams.


  • BS, MS in Computer Science, or related technical discipline (or equivalent).

  • 4+ years of software development experience.

  • Production experience in Java/Python/Go applications.

  • Good database development skills including SQL.

  • Experience in building high-performance, large-scale applications and reliable software.

  • Experience with complex distributed architecture and software design.

  • Experience with cloud environments like Amazon’s AWS.

  • Exhibits strong software development qualities including the ability to drive creative and innovative solutions to complex problems, good technical judgment.

  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with mobile development in Objective-C, Android Java, and/or Unity is a huge plus.

  • Experience in building data analytics systems is a plus.

  • Experience working with containers and orchestration tooling is a plus.

  • Knowledge of web technologies and frameworks is a plus.

  • Understanding of the advertising technology landscape is a plus.

Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Bengaluru, India

Requisition ID: P210258

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