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 realization of backend services that power our games at scale. We’re looking for outstanding engineers with a passion for technology and the ability to work with a team with varied strengths.


Main Responsibilities

  • Design and architect new backend applications/services running in AWS
  • Optimize & refactor existing services to improve reliability, scalability and to lower cost
  • Advocate for new technologies and engineering best practices across the team
  • Perform technical review of other engineers’ work and provide feedback/advice
  • Create documentation and tech plans for new architecture/system designs
  • Work reciprocally across disciplines to understand product/customer requirements and propose technical solutions.
  • Establish engineering process and KPI metrics to measure software quality
  • Coach and mentor other engineers


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 8+ years of professional experience in software development of server applications
  • Experience programming RESTful services using Java, GoLang, Python, Spring, and/or PHP
  • Strong familiarity and experience using AWS and/or other cloud computing platforms (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Deep understanding of algorithms, design patterns, debugging and performance optimization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Familiarity with containers and Kubernetes a plus
  • Familiarity with database systems (SQL, NoSQL) a plus
  • Familiarity with web development using JS, Angular and React a plus


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!

Careers region: India

Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Bengaluru, India

Careers Type: Full-Time