NaturalMotion / Zynga is hiring a

Principal Software Engineer 1, Central Technology

Main Responsibilities

  • Design and architect new backend applications/services running in AWS
  • Optimize & refactor existing services to improve reliability, scalability and to lower cost
  • Build tech plans
  • Review detailed tech plans from others, aligning with the team and Zynga-wide technical vision.
  • Take a hands-on approach in architecting, writing and reviewing code.
  • Proactively identify & recommend improvements to address systemic problems and tech debt.
  • Follow engineering standard processes to ensure code quality, performance and reliability.
  • Work collaboratively across teams to understand product/customer requirements and propose technical solutions.
  • Provide production & integration support for shared technology across Zynga games.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of hands-on software development experience.
  • Experience in programming RESTful services using Java, GoLang, Python, and/or PHP
  • Strong familiarity and experience using AWS and/or other cloud computing platforms (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Deep understanding of algorithms, design patterns, debugging and performance optimization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Experience in object-oriented design of applications/systems
  • Experience with database systems (SQL, NoSQL)
  • Familiarity with containers and Kubernetes a plus
  • Familiarity with web development using JavaScript, Angular, and/or React a plus

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