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Senior Database Engineer (MySQL) in Saint Louis, MO




Database Administration


5 - 7 years

Job Description

The League Database Engineering team brings deep knowledge about databases, operating systems, performance tuning, and monitoring databases using various technologies to the LoL ecosystem. As a part of the League DBE team, you have a depth of knowledge in

database technologies along with a wide range of understanding in infrastructure, systems, scalability, and computer science fundamentals to solve massive load problems. You will work with industry-leading technology including containerized highly scalable databases, HA solutions, and automation.

Role Overview

You will work on the central team supporting all of League of Legends database infrastructure. You will develop and maintain a scalable infrastructure that supports one of the largest games in the world. Your goal will be to help launch and improve the infrastructure in an automated fashion. The team consists of dedicated mentors, database engineers, and contributors with an extensive back

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Valid through: 2020-2-19

About Riot Games

Riot Games is an American video game developer, publisher, and eSports tournament organizer established in 2006. Their main office is based in West Los Angeles, California. They currently have additional offices located in Berlin, Brighton, Dublin, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Mexico City, Moscow, New York City, St. Louis, Santiago, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, and Tokyo. The company is primarily known for League of Legends, which was released in North America and Europe on October 27, 2009. The company also developed a free mobile game called Blitzcranks Poro Roundup, which was released on iOS, and Android in August 2015. Riot is also involved in Leagues competitive eSports scene by organizing the League of Legends World Championship and Championship Series for Europe and North America and well as coordinating the filming and broadcasting of those events. They also sanction leagues organized by third parties in other regions across the world. Riot Games was founded as an indie game developer in 2006 by Brandon "Ryze" Beck and Marc "Tryndamere" Merrill in Los Angeles. The company announced its only game, League of Legends: Clash of Fates, in October 2008, and released the game in October 2009 as simply League of Legends. Their game uses a free-to-play model, supported by microtransactions rather than ads or boxed copy sales.
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