AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Software Engineer – Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz Slots team is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our growing slots machines development team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for games, a devotion to software craftsmanship, an unwavering commitment to quality, and the desire to have their work seen by tens of millions of people worldwide.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Create, enhance, and maintain within a single C++ based codebase used to deliver Zynga Slot games across various mobile and web platforms.
  • Handle multi day or week long complex projects that have been broken down into smaller tasks with guidance from other Engineers, and communicate any issues along the way.
  • Work with other Engineers to identify problems and preferred solutions, improvements, and approaches to address them.
  • Take a hands-on approach in the development of prototypes, independently and with others, to establish design decisions and/or technical feasibility.
  • Follow engineering best practices towards ensuring performance, reliability, and measurability at massive scale.
  • Work effectively with teammates, contributing to an innovative environment of technical excellence.
  • Review detailed designs from others, aligning with the team and Zynga-wide technical vision.
  • Assist other engineers in their career progression and skill development.
  • Contribute to Zynga’s culture of knowledge sharing with others on the team.
  • Be proactive and communicate matters effectively within your team and between different disciplines.

You will be a perfect fit if you have:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science (or related field), or equivalent work experience.
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented software design.
  • 4+ years of professional experience in mobile, desktop or web application development, with one or more shipped products.
  • Strong experience with C++. Experience with modern C++ (C++ 11/14/17/20) is a plus.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with related technologies such as Cocos2d-x, Objective-C, iPhone SDK, Xcode, Android SDK/NDK, JavaScript, WebGL, Emscripten, and/or Git is a plus.
  • Proven ability to deliver work on time with attention to quality.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively and effectively with engineers and other disciplines in a team environment.
  • Experience with mobile development or game development (especially Slots or Casino) is a plus.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), 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 an alternate 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, color, 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.


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Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Austin, TX, Bay Area, CA, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, Remote, US, Remote, Canada, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

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