Software Engineer, Game Agnostic Platform Services

Riot Games
Los Angeles, California, United States
8 days ago

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Riot Games was founded in 2006 by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill with the intent to change the way video games are made and supported for players. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to worldwide acclaim. The game has since gone on to become the most played PC games in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports. Players are the foundation of our community and it’s for them we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience. Riot Games is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA and has 23 offices worldwide.

Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the chance to work in a variety of broader domains. As a Software Engineer, you’ll also dive into projects that focus on team cohesiveness and cross-team goals. You’ll lead without authority and provide other engineers with a clear illustration of extraordinary engineering.

The Player Platform initiative builds the player-facing software and systems that are shared between games at Riot. You will be an important member of a multi-functional team that is building a common platform on which Riot will build future games.

The Game Agnostic Platform Services team provides functionality that is commonly used in any game. By concentrating expertise in game platforms, we are able to offer robust, scalable features to all current and future Riot games. Game teams integrating with these offerings are then freed up to focus on content and features to delight our players.

As a Software Engineer on the Player Platform, Game Agnostic Platform Services (GAPS) team, you will design and operate services that support Riot’s players across the globe and help games get in player’s hands faster. Through collaboration with game teams, you’ll identify opportunities to centralize functionality and architect solutions that enable scalability and reliability worldwide. This position reports to the Engineering Manager accountable for Player Platform, Game Agnostic Platform Services.

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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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