Staff Software Engineer (Tech Lead) - Wild Rift, In Game

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

Riot Software Engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the chance to work on multiple broader domains. As a Staff Software Engineer, you'll work with a diverse team to provide engineering perspective and solve complex technical challenges in order to provide player value in a sustainable way.

As the Staff Software Engineer and Technical Lead for League of Legends: Wild Rift's In-Game team (for more info on Wild Rift click here! ), you will report to the team's Engineering Manager. You will manage the technical direction of content development toolchains and core gameplay. This is a global product, and you will lead efforts both here in LA and with our development partners around the globe. You will review and provide feedback on technical designs and features being developed. You will help the team balance trade-offs between extensibility, robustness, quality, scope, and development efficiency. At Riot, our tech leads are often called on to help with the last mile for a project by being hands-on writing code.


Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

Our Perks:

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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