Lead Software Engineer (Server) - Racing
Zynga
London, UK
5d ago

Job Purpose

We are looking for an experienced Lead Server Engineer to join our world-class team. You will have a passion for large-scale high-availability systems, a devotion to software craftsmanship, an unwavering commitment to quality, and the desire to have their work seen by tens of millions of people worldwide

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Professional experience in software development for mobile and / or web applications
  • Code review our team and help us execute our ambitious plans
  • Able to work collaboratively with engineering, design, user experience, product and analytics teams to identify needs, evaluate requirements, and implement sophisticated software solutions
  • Experience with stateful services (i.e Socket Servers)
  • Able to work on multi-day tasks and is aware of the tech plan for the Racing server team
  • Able to communicate with key partners and colleagues
  • Kubernetes experience within production
  • Experience in AWS and have a deep understanding of their product offering
  • Experience with wide column stores (e.g DynamoDb, Azure Table Storage, Cassandra)
  • Required Experience & Skills

  • Docker Experience
  • Experience of developing web and mobile applications on scalable Microservices architecture
  • You are an authority on Kubernetes and building scalable distributed Microservices
  • You are an advocate for making data informed system design decisions
  • Experience working with TDD
  • Desirable Experience & Skills

  • Have worked in, or have a strong interest in the gaming industry
  • Interest in infrastructure deployment and monitoring
  • What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary & discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus public holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Private medical care, dental and healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance, critical illness insurance and income protection
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Discounted gym membership and free weekly (virtual) fitness classes
  • Annual season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Summer and Christmas parties
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