Principal Software Engineer

Austin TX
18 days ago


SciPlay is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms, providing highly entertaining free-to-play games that millions of people play every day for their authenticity, engagement and fun. SciPlay’s reach is made possible by the expertise of our out of this world teams and game makers. Want to be part of a fast-paced company that lands in the Top 1% of Social Casino games.

SciPlay currently offers nine core games, including social casino games Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino Slots, Hot Shot Casino and Quick Hit Slots, and casual games MONOPOLY Slots, Bingo Showdown, 88 Fortunes Slots, Backgammon Live, Solitaire Pet Adventure with offices all over the world!

Key Responsibilities

Provide hands-on development expertise, technical direction, and mentorship, while helping to refine a shared code base used across a number of high-profile mobile games in a fast-paced, fun working environment.

Essential Job Functions:

· Work with engineering leads from multiple teams to help define gaps and areas for improvement in the existing code base

· Provide architectural insight and develop shared systems which can be utilized by all game teams

· Provide technical expertise, advice, and mentorship to engineers

· Aid in the continuing development of coding standards and best practices

· Deliver high quality, well-documented code that complies with technical design and product requirements

· Stay apprised of innovations in the industry and make recommendations on their applicability

· Help to drive the technology roadmap for mobile development



· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

Required Experience:

· Minimum of 8 years of object-oriented development experience that demonstrates a deep understanding of coding techniques, documentation, and managing the overall technical integrity of a large code base, including portability, extensibility, and testability

· Experience with programming in C#

· Experience with multiple programming languages and frameworks such as Java, Golang, Typescript and Node.js

· Experience with Cloud Services using as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform

· Experience designing and developing scalable and efficient systems

· Experience with agile development methodologies

· Excellent problem-solving and communication skills

· Experience in developing mobile games, preferably in the Unity engine

Preferred Experience:

· Experience with optimization, profiling, and debugging tools and techniques, particularly on mobile platforms

· Experience with Unity and its plugin ecosystem

· Experience building systems in a cloud ecosystem

· Experience with CI/CD pipelines and automation tools

· Experience with Javascript frameworks

· Experience with data driven applications

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

· Proven ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision

· Proven ability to take on ownership and become domain experts at organization level

· Proven ability to work in deadline driven environment

· Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We are SciPlay! We make games!

The roots of our company are simple and strong: Our founder, Aaron “Shurm” Schurman, fell head over heels for casino games and had a vision to create the most entertaining free-to-play casino games for gamers around the world. We’ve grown into a company that makes games we are truly proud of and that are enjoyed by millions of players every day. Our history is extensive, but we’re just getting started. In 1998, we got our start as Phantom EFX and in 2019, we reintroduced ourselves as SciPlay and went public on the Nasdaq.

At SciPlay, we are programmed to think untraditionally. From our yearly development conferences, shindigs, and new game launches, we believe in doing what you love and doing it well. We take great pride in our ability to create authentic experiences for players and we are excited to continue investing in our workforce, technology, and our data-driven approach, all with the mission of delighting our players long into the future. We believe that if we continue to stay passionate, set ambitious goals, live our values and play together, we will become the #1 social casino and casual gaming company in the world.

A few of our highlighted perks and benefits:

· Competitive salaries

· Paid Family Leave

· Paid Volunteer Time

· Annual bonuses, matching 401k, stock options, and other benefits

· Game Room featuring current generation consoles, numerous game titles, and various table games.

· Fully Stocked Kitchen with Beverages and Snacks

· Open Office Concept with Ergonomic Seating and Standing Desks

· Summer Hours

· Hybrid Office

We don’t consider the above list “Culture” though. Culture at SciPlay is MUCH MORE than just that including, but not limited to:

· Culture League Dedicated to Employee Engagement and Fun

· Employee Resource Groups

· Mental Health Resources

· Career Roadmaps

· Annual Company Retreats

· Learning & Development Opportunities

· Management Training

· Leadership Book Clubs

· Empathic Leadership

· Work Life Balance

Company Values:







Read More About Our Values Here:

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SciPlay we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles we have! #beYOU

SciPlayers are humble. In the live environment of mobile game development, there’s no room for egos and the loudest voice doesn’t get their way here. We are diverse in our backgrounds and our experience, both professionally and personally, and we believe our differences are key to unlocking our super powers.

SciPlay Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, SciPlay) are committed to creating a workforce of credibility and dependability. As a prerequisite to employment with SciPlay (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SciPlay conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. SciPlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

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