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Senior Software Engineer (Tech Lead) - Wild Rift, Metagame Systems

Riot Games
Los Angeles, California, United States
9 months ago


Riot Software Engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the chance to work on multiple broader domains. As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll work with both our technology, creating creative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and to provide player value.

As the Technical Lead for the League of Legends: Wild Rift’s Metagame Systems team (for more info on Wild Rift click here!), you will report to the team's Engineering Manager. You will be accountable for the technical direction for these systems, which include feature areas such as login, match-making, pre-game selections, store, and social experiences. This is a global product, and you will lead efforts both here in LA and with our primary development partners across the globe. You will break apart tightly coupled systems to support cross-platform functionality and provide oversight for the development of new features. You will help the team balance trade-offs between reliability, functionality, development time, and codebase flexibility. At Riot, our tech leads are often called on to help with the last mile for a project by being hands-on writing code.


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We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).


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