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Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA 90001
7w ago



Software Development


5 - 7 years

Job Description

As a Senior Software Engineer on our Sustainability initiative, you'll report into the team's Engineering Manager in our office in Los Angeles. Your work will help define the fundamental core of how League of Legends develops and operates the game. We aim to deliver a high quality of service to players in all our regions and make sure our working environment is the best in class when it comes to happiness, efficiency, and nimbleness. You'll support and improve the reliability of our backend systems, including the build, deployment, and asset pipelines that touch nearly every team within the League of Legends organization. In addition to implementing new service features, you will also be focused on building systems and tools to make those services easier to operate. This includes databases, build & deployment tools, containers, queues, several key microservices, caches, telemetry systems, and reporting tools.


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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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