Senior Software Engineer (Backend) @ Zynga - New York, NY

Job Overview

7 days ago

Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Zynga - New York, NY

We are seeking top software engineering talent to join our creative, dynamic, and highly driven team. Zynga’s mission is to “Connect the World through Games” by building a truly social experience that makes the world a better place. The ideal candidate will have firm dedication to understanding and making use of data, an unwavering aim to achieve excellence, and the desire to have their work seen by hundreds of millions of players worldwide.

The Analytics Engineering team is responsible for all things data and ML at Zynga. We are building Machine Learning products serving mobile games. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for developing cloud based server solutions addressing the needs of Zynga’s games. In this role, you will be focusing on cloud based applications for enabling solutions providing data driven predictions demanded by our various games.

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5+ years of industry experience in server-side software development
  • Strong programming experience in one or more of: GoLang, Java, Python.
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Strong object-oriented design and architecture skills
  • Excellent communication skills – particularly the ability to discuss timelines, design concerns and provide helpful feedback to team members
  • Have a systematic approach to project planning and dealing with ambiguity
  • Able to articulate the strengths and weaknesses of solutions and to reason about the compromises required for systems at scale
  • Experience with Amazon AWS and related technologies

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3+ years building and shipping distributed high availability cloud services
  • Deep expertise in GoLang and its package eco-system
  • Development experience involving machine learning pipelines and/or large-scale data processing
  • Experience with GIT
  • Prior experience with TDD, unit testing and code coverage

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canada)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canada)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

Remote work from an alternate location can be considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Austin, TX, Carlsbad, CA, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Remote, US, Remote, Canada, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition ID: P210855

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